Care Manager - Cardiff

Applications open until: 17/12/2020
State: NSW
Location: Cardiff
Type of employment: Residential Care

  • Full time Management position based in Cardiff, NSW
  • Join the leading Non for Profit Aged Care provider
  • Career development opportunities available!

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.

About the role

Our Care Managers are known as Specialist Dementia Care Unit Manager. As the SDCU Manager you will be a core member of the Cardiff management team and work with a wide variety of people including the Residential Care Operations team, Local Health District, SDAs (RNs), SDCs (Carer’s), residents, resident representatives, carers and the multi-disciplinary health team to ensure resident outcomes are met.

The essence of this role:

  • Advocate for residents to ensure their care is person-centered and focused on their strengths, capacities and promotes their well-being at every stage.
  • Facilitation of clinical care delivery by the SDAs and SDCs.
  • Education and mentoring in clinical and behaviour management areas and processes
  • Consultative in case management and clinical decision making
  • Clinical oversight and professional competence as a Registered Nurse with experience in dementia specific care
  • Support and investigate clinical / resident incidents as required
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, both within HammondCare and external partners to see the success of the Specialist Dementia Care Unit and supported transition.

Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in specialised dementia and/or mental health service nursing for older people.
  • Significant experience operating as a consultant or specialist nurse preferably within Aged Care
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and develop a team and effectively work with other staff.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills.
  • Attitude of service.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.

Why work for HammondCare?

  • We are a values driven, rapidly growing organisation
  • Good work/life balance
  • Work with a supportive team
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • HammondCare has a career development framework designed to develop and support you in your role and provide careers progression and opportunities.

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Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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