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Care Manager

Job description

About the Role:

To maintain overall accountability and responsibility for the clinical management of health and care outcomes of the Care Recipients in the centre. To exercise critical thinking within an evidenced based framework to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services which promote optimal health outcomes for the Care Recipients. To provide clinical leadership in the coordination of nursing and health care services. To ensure the facility meets all regulatory compliance requirements in collaboration with the Centre Manager and to deputise in the absence of the Centre Manager as required.

Key Accountability Areas:

  • Maintain staff relationships and adhere to all Policies and Procedures

  • Communication, Leadership, Team Work, Performance Management and Culture

  • Compliance, Compliments, Complaints and Suggestion Management

  • Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Aged Care funding Instrument (ACFI)

  • Staff Management & Team Support

  • Workplace Health & Safety

Minimum Requirements of the role:

  • Previous management experience in a residential aged care facility

  • Demonstrated experience leading a multi-disciplinary health care team

  • Knowledge of all relevant Legislation, Regulatory requirements, Professional Standards and Guidelines applicable to work role and willingness to work within same.

  • Demonstrated industry knowledge with emphasis on ACFI, Infection Control, Quality Systems and Accreditation.

  • Problem solving and conflict resolution/negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated significant evidence of relevant post graduate and administrative management experience in the health care sector.

Additional Factors Essential:

  • Clinical Nurse qualifications and registration with AHPRA

  • Completion of or working towards a post graduate qualification in health management, aged care or related discipline

  • Sound knowledge of Government regulations affecting aged care.

  • High proficiency in all MS Office

  • National Police Clearance ??? Current

  • First Aid ??? Perform CPR ??? Current

  • Following Manual Handling ??? Current


  • Attractive salary

  • Rewarding leadership position

  • Conveniently located in Metro area of Adelaide

  • Leading & Credible company reputation

  • Friendly, supportive and professional staff.

About the Company

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Rebecca Lawton

Recruitment Consultant

08 8100 4800

Prime Medical Placements | WorkPac Heath & Social Care

Job title: Care Manager
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Adelaide
Industry: Healthcare & Medical Nursing: RN and Div 1
Job expiry: 2020-08-17
Reference: 7356J202069448