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Date listed: 25/11/2019
Port Pirie Full Time


Catholic Diocese of Port Pirie SA

Full-Time role , living in Port Pirie SA

 Including salary sacrificing!

Make a positive impact across the region in Pt Pirie and Wallaroo totalling 140 residential beds

Community packages across the region

About us

At St Joseph’s House and Star of the Sea Home for the Aged – Spirit of Care, we accommodate ageing in place, with all the facilities that enable residents to always be in comfort and live the best life they can. We offer this service in the spirit of true friendship. As a modern aged care community, our services include the provision of residential aged care including permanent, dementia, respite, palliative and home care services. As an organisation, we strive to achieve excellence in everything we do, and we welcome people to experience our Spirit of Care. Our culture is one of caring and compassion.

About the opportunity

St Joseph’s House is located in the heart of the gateway to the Flinders Rangers and at the head of Spencer Gulf. Star of the Sea is in the beautiful seaside town of Wallaroo. Both fully accredited homes offer a fantastic opportunity for a compassionate, enthusiastic and experienced Aged Care General Manager to steer, motivate and support our team on a permanent full-time basis. Both facilities are a happy and welcoming, with 140 bed-combined facility. An enthusiastic and friendly team work extremely hard together for the Residents care and wellbeing.

About You

Your responsibilities will be varied and will require you to draw upon your extensive experience in management, within aged care or a related discipline, to encourage supervise and support a diverse range of staff from multidisciplinary backgrounds. We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills who can contribute to a harmonious team and advocate on behalf of our clients and families in alignment with the Catholic Diocese of Port Pirie’s core Catholic values. This is a pivotal management role best suited to a talented candidate who considers themselves an expert within the field of modern aged care. You will be at least Degree qualified in a relevant field of study and hold current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.

Key responsibilities will include:

Manage the day-to-day service operations to ensure evidence based best practice care is implemented Monitor financial performance, budgets and the ACFI submission process to formulate initiatives to ensure future sustainability Oversee recruitment, selection and training for all staff in partnership with Human Resources Report to a Board of Directors on a regular basis. Adopting a person-centred approach, you will provide guidance, ongoing development and regular feedback to ensure performance expectations are fulfilled in adherence to Aged Care Accreditation Standards. For a position description please email: Applications should be emailed to the same address no later than Midday on Monday, 25 November 2019. No late applications will be accepted without notice.

Employment is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include a National Police Check, and Reference Check.

Community services & development
Salary type
Job type
Full time
Sub sector
Aged & disability support

Port Pirie 5540