FACILITY / CLINICAL MANAGER

Mecwacare

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Facility/Clinical Manager for our newest residential aged care facility located in Caulfield North.

  • Full Time Position
  • Caulfield North Location
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
FACILITY / CLINICAL MANAGER
  • Full Time Position
  • Caulfield North Location
  • Generous Salary Packaging
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Facility/Clinical Manager for our newest residential aged care facility located in Caulfield North. mecwacare Jubilee house is a modern and luxurious 40-bed centre offering boutique-style accommodation.
Reporting directly to the General Manager of Residential Services, the Facility Manager/Clinical Manager will be an integral member of the management team. This role will not only be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the facility, which includes the management and leadership of a multidisciplinary team but will also ensure that the highest quality care and services are delivered to our residents. Providing an effective Continuous Improvement program and ensuring operating costs are within allocated budgets will also be the responsibility of the Facility Manager/Clinical Manager.

Essential:
  • High level clinical skills and expertise, and experience in a residential aged care setting
  • Current and ongoing registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse
  • Proven management and leadership skills and ability to guide, motivate and mentor staff
  • Strong working knowledge of continuous improvement and familiarity with personal care and resident lifestyle requirements with the Aged Care Standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office suite and iCare
  • Highly developed prioritisation and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and attend to multiple tasks
  • Ability to fulfil (ongoing) the requirements of ‘Key Personnel’ as defined in the Aged Care Act
  • Proficient knowledge of Accreditation Standards and ACFI documentation requirements alongside sound financial management skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously and respond in a timely and systematic fashion
  
Desirable:
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Gerontology and/or Management
  
mecwacare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a reputation for excellence. We have provided care to the Victorian community since 1959, offering residential aged care, home care packages, respite care, in-home support, community housing, community programs, disability and nursing services. We provide optimal choice for people of all ages, irrespective of financial, religious, cultural or lifestyle background.

mecwacare cares for more than 16,500 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria through a highly integrated service network operated by more than 2,000 employees and 500 volunteers. Our staff are culturally and linguistically diverse, representing 89 nationalities and speaking 98 languages. Our organisation believes in responding to the changing needs of the community and actively encourages and supports continuous improvement, innovation and safe service delivery.
  
mecwacare offers opportunities for professional development, with an ongoing learning culture and supportive team environment. Benefit from our generous salary packaging options. All successful applicants will need to have and/or undergo a successful Police Check.
  
  
  
All enquiries to Loretta Radge, General Manager Residential Services on 03 8573 4857
  
Application Closes: 5 pm, Wednesday, 17 February 2021.