Assistant Residential Manager

Applications open until: 25-OCT-2019
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Type of employment: Residential Care

 

  • A fantastic full time opportunity at our newest residential facility
  • Role based in Cardiff, NSW
  • A great management opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services.  HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 

Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances. 

HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

About the role

The role of the Assistant Manager works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to provide support to the Residential Manager to ensure the efficient management of the Residential Care home and the provision of care.

The role also carries out operational management of the Residential Care home in the absence of the Manager, and works in conjunction with other Service and Residential Managers in the region to share best practice and improve service levels to older people in need. 

The role works within the philosophy of care and core values of HammondCare to ensure that the service is tailored to the needs of the individual residents and delivered in a style that aims to maximise resident satisfaction.

The essence of this role:

  • Provide support to the Residential Manager to ensure the efficient management of the Residential Care home and the provision of care.
  • Carries out operational management of the Residential Care home in the absence of the Manager
  • Work in conjunction with other Service and Managers in the region to share best practice and improve service levels to older people in need.

About you

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Significant practical experience in working in a residential care environment
  • Clinical qualification with current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience managing a team of skilled professionals.
  • Ability to logically prioritise varying work demands
  • Flexibility in approach to work and hours
  • Adaptability and commitment to change management
  • An understanding of aged care funding processes and required documentation
  • Working knowledge of the Residential Accreditation standard
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

Ready to make a change? Apply now!

Make sure your CV is up to date and you have address the selection criteria above then send your application to recruitment@hammond.com.au

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Kim Mason on 02 4978 4900

Close date: 25 October 2019

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check & pre-employment medical.