Care Manager

Applications open until: 25-Apr-2019
Location: Canberra, ACT
Type of employment: Community Care
  • A fantastic full time opportunity
  • Role based in the Canberra, ACT
  • Be responsible for the clinical management of clients in a unique community setting

About HammondCare

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 Care Manager (HammondAtHome) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure that staff have a good understanding of individual client needs and preferences and are able to provide services tailored to the needs of individual clients, delivered within budget and service expectations. The position is responsible for service development, ongoing client assessment, and the development and review of care plans, in consultation with clients and key stakeholders. The Care Manager is also responsible for leading, supporting, and mentoring their team. The Care Manager also works in partnership and consultation with the Clinical Care Manager (Clinical), Client Liaison Manager and Clinical Management Adviser, where required.

The essence of this role:

  • Provide professional and competent day-to-day delivery of services to clients in line with service expectations and HammondCare’s Mission and Mission in Action.
  • Provide professional, capable and aligned leadership for your team in support of HammondCare’s Mission and Mission in Action
  • Ensure there are sufficient capable and aligned staff in your team to serve clients.


About you

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Certificate IV in Aged Care.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience.
  • Knowledge of the Home Care Packages Program Guidelines, Home Care Common Standards and HammondAtHome Care Worker Enterprise Agreement 2012.
  • Experience managing a team of skilled professionals.
  • Experienced in operating effectively in a multi-site environment.
  • A current drivers licence and safe driving record. Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.


Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

For an information pack and details on how to apply, please click on the link below

Care Manager info pack April 2019

For queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Tammy Makin 0429 434 626

Closing Date, 25 April 2019

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.