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Service Manager - Barcoo Living Blackall Multipurpose Service

Churches of Christ in Queensland - Blackall, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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  • RN experience essential
  • Amazing Outback QLD opportunity
  • 5wks leave, NFP salary packaging
Churches of Christ in Queensland, Barcoo Residential Aged Care, Blackall (Western QLD)

Service Manager

Permanent, full-time opportunity

About the role

We are seeking a Service Manager to provide holistic care, operational excellence and supervision to staff. You will manage the day-to-day clinical, hospitality, administration, maintenance and lifestyle operations of the site. Yes, it's a big job but we believe it will be equally as rewarding. You'll be well supported with a team of clinical carers who will benefit from your strong leadership and motivational style. Support will also come from working closely with the Regional Manager and regional support team in relation to quality and compliance management.

This position is based in the stunning Central West region of QLD. Away from work, you will be able to enjoy the wilderness and natural attractions of the Blackall area including natural artesian springs and beautiful national parks. If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city as well as a rewarding role that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be the right opportunity for you. Our Barcoo Service is a Multipurpose Service with both Commonwealth and State funded programs. We have an aged care facility of 24 beds with expansion of a further 8 beds planned. You will work closely with the Service Manager of Home Care co-located at the facility. As a multipurpose service our aim is to provide services to the town of Blackall and surrounding communities and these may be quite diverse dependant upon identified need.

Where required, to help you settle into the region, you may be provided with relocation assistance. Additional Salary Packaging benefits are also offered to our remote staff. This could allow you to claim 50% of your annual mortgage, rent, or fuel expenses as FBT exempt.

About you

You enjoy a quiet lifestyle and are excited by the prospect of joining a friendly country community, where commute times will be less and culture experiences high.

You are driven by challenges and looking for a role where your input will make a real and substantial difference to the lives of our residents. You will have ability to effectively implement changes at an organisational level, and to manage the human resource aspects of a remote service.

You will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • A current AHPRA registration as a Nurse;
  • Current experience leading and mentoring a clinical care workforce, in the aged care industry;
  • Knowledge of the accreditation system, as well as funding & regulatory requirements for aged care facilities;
  • A current driver's licence;
  • Ability to obtain a national police certificate;
  • Be able to undertake a personal insolvency check;
  • Be able to evidence Flu vaccine, as per the yearly requirements;
Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 28 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

How to apply

Pplease click apply and attach your CV and Cover letter, for any further information please call Lynda Summers on 0427634521.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: We will be assessing applications as they are received, closing date 28/4/2021
Job Ref: KC000136
Submitted: 06-04-2021
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Churches of Christ in Queensland

Blackall, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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