Residential Manager - Waratah

Applications open until: 30-JAN-2020
State: NSW
Location: Waratah, NSW
Type of employment: Residential Care


  • Great opportunity for those looking to make a difference through their work
  • Based in our brand new building on an existing site in Waratah, NSW
  • Friendly and professional team

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 Residential Manager works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure that care is delivered in a manner and style that fits within HammondCare’s model of care, by continually describing, interpreting and modelling the fundamental principles of our philosophy of care.

This role is based at our Waratah site which has four residential services located on this site.  This role will be responsible for the Banksia service which has a total number of 79 beds and you will be responsible and accountable for leading all aspects of this management role. This involves providing exceptional leadership to the staff and residents, promoting independence and calmness within the resident community.

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:

  • Lead, motivate and empower staff to deliver high quality, individualised care to our residents, in calm, supportive and safe environments.
  • Responsible and accountable for oversight of all aspects of clinical care provision, direction and performance of Banksia.
  • Ensure the efficient operational and financial management of the Residential Care home.


About you (Selection Criteria)

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Tertiary qualifications or working towards.
  • Significant practical experience in a management role.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop a team and effectively work with other staff.
  • Experience managing a team of skilled professionals.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Takes action within level of responsibility allocated, and knows when to seek support, advice and escalation is required.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate ability for empathy and patience.
  • Strong initiative, analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Attitude of service.
  • Experience in aged care essential;
  • Working knowledge of ACFI and Residential Accreditation Standards is essential.

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:


Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

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

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please phone Penny Van Raalte on 0447 596 523


Closing Date: 30 January 2020

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