Assistant Manager - Miranda

Applications open until: 03-APR-2020
State: NSW
Location: Miranda, NSW
Type of employment: Residential Care


  • Great full-time opportunity for those looking to make a difference through their work
  • Based at our Dementia Specific Residential Home in Miranda, NSW
  • Innovative, industry-leading Independent Christian Charity in rapidly growing health industry

About HammondCare

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

HammondCare was established in 1932 and we specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services.  We are a national employer with over 4,000 staff across Australia.  We care for over 25,000 people and within our residential care operations we support over 1,900 residents across NSW and VIC.   We seek to embed evidence based best practice in our services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 

Why work for HammondCare

  • We are a Values driven, rapidly growing organisation
  • We will provide you with extensive training and development opportunities
  • Role security and work/life balance
  • HammondCare has a career development framework designed to develop and support you in your role and provide career progression opportunities
  • We can offer you a competitive salary
  • You can take advantage of Salary Packaging and other benefits offered through HammondCare Benefits, our exclusive employee benefits program. 
  • We provide a supportive environment

About the role

The role of the Assistant Manager works with the Residential Manager to ensure the efficient management of the Residential Care home and the provision of care. The role includes

  • Carries out operational management of the Residential Care home in the absence of the Manager
  • Works in conjunction with other Service and Managers in the region to share best practice and improve service levels to older people in need.
  • Provides clinical leadership ensuring compliance with the service clinical framework.
  • Education in clinical areas and processes and assist in the facilitation of clinical care delivery by the Carer
  • Support and investigate clinical / resident incidents as required.


About you (Selection Criteria)

  • RN qualified and current registration with AHPRA
  • A strong commitment to working within our Mission, Vision & Christian Values.
  • Significant practical experience in working in a residential care environment and passionate about providing dementia care
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop a team and effectively work with other staff.
  • Takes action within level of responsibility allocated, and knows when to seek support, advice and escalation is required.
  • Working knowledge of the Residential Accreditation standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Empathy and patience.

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

To send your application through please ensure your CV is up to date and your cover letter addresses the above selection criteria and hit apply now!

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please phone Melissa Muhs on 0400 704 120

Closing Date: 3 April 2020

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, pre-employment medical and must provide evidence of a 2020 vaccination for the influenza virus.