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Centre Manager - Mossman

The Salvation Army
  • Brand new facility opening soon
  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Mossman QLD


We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

About the role

An exciting and rare opportunity exists for an aged care leader to join The Salvation Army Aged Care as the Centre Manager in one of our brand new aged care centres opening soon in Mossman QLD 4873. The anticipated commencement date of the Centre Manager is at the end of June 2020.

We are seeking an inspiring leader and Centre Manager for our 42-bed Kubirri Aged Care Centre located in Mossman QLD 4873.

Located in the beautiful town of Mossman, The Kubirri Aged Care Centre will provide the best of both worlds. The Centre will have a tranquil backdrop of the Mossman River, views of open farmlands and yet is only a couple of minutes away from the Mossman town centre, hospital and local attractions. Designed in consultation with the community, industry experts and peers, our 42-bed home will offer a warm, inviting community atmosphere aimed to create an enhanced living experience for older Australians in the area. The Centre also leads the way with a sustainable design to minimise our environmental footprint.

Kubirri Aged Care Centre will offer permanent residential care, including dementia care, palliative care and respite (short-term) care.

About the Role

As the Centre Manager, you will be responsible for the management and coordination of all The Salvation Army Aged Care operations within the Centre.

You will drive the mission-focused, financially sustainable operations and focus on best care for our residents and clients through a committed and valued workforce. Fostering positive relationships and utilising the expertise and skills of Support Services will be critical.

You will have the support of an experienced Clinical Coordinator onsite and multi-disciplinary team who are dedicated to providing a homely environment and best possible quality of life for everyone who lives at Kubirri.

About You

To be successful in this role and to thrive in this tight-knit community, you will have sound aged care industry experience at management level, sound clinical knowledge and those special personality traits that will allow you to support the Kubirri residents and lead your team. We will be looking for candidates with:

  • An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse through AHPRA
  • Demonstrated financial management experience in successfully managing a residential aged care home or similar
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal/communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to lead staff in the achievement of organisational goals and objectives within a team environment
  • Experience organising community events and initiatives
  • Knowledge of all relevant legislation, regulatory requirements, Professional Standards and Guidelines applicable to work role and willingness to work within same
  • Demonstrated industry knowledge with emphasis on business performance including ACFI, occupancy, people management and budget controls
  • A desire to maintain and improve standards whilst understanding the need for strong financial stewardship and business performance
  • Knowledge and understanding of administrative processes, systems and service delivery


  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance program

How to apply

If this sounds like you, do not hesitate to apply for this great opportunity. To apply for this position please click here

We will be assessing and shortlisting applications upon receipt with the anticipated commencement at the end of June 2020.

Offers of employment will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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