The role: The Facility Manager is Director of Nursing (DON) and is required to manage and co-ordinate a team of nursing professionals, manage & regularly evaluate systems, policies & procedures to ensuring compliance & performance benchmarks are in place, and budget control.
This position exists to provide effective leadership, support and management of staff at the facility level in order
to achieve delivery of high quality, cost effective aged care services that are:
• Focused on delivering exceptional care to maximize resident wellbeing
• Compliant to satisfy the accreditation standards as set by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
• Delivered by meeting or by bettering budget expectations
• This position will be the face of the aged care facility. Strong relationships will be established within the local
community in a manner that builds the credibility of the organization as providing high quality aged care services,
being an employer of choice and a major contributor to the local community.
• The position will be responsible for;
• Supporting staff, allied health professionals and volunteers in the delivery of exceptional care with a focus on the
wellbeing of our residents
• Resident wellbeing i.e. provide a safe, clean quality home that promotes person centered care
• Compliance with all State and Regulatory requirements
• Ensuring that Management & staff practice and demonstrate the values, objectives, policies and procedures of the
• Demonstrating Continuous Quality Improvement in all aspects of care, service, delivery, education and staff
• Promoting the facility to residents, relatives/representatives, the local community and members of the public
• Continually striving to improve personal development in a manner that will enable staff members to enjoy
rewarding careers with the organisation
Must have skills: UK Registered Nurse, ideally with Australian nurse registration (AHPRA) however it is relatively straight forward to obtain Australian nurse registration if the nurse has UK Registration
Application: You will have experience in a similar role to be considered. If you are an Aged Care Home Facility Manager wishing to make the move to Australia you should apply. To apply for this role as an Aged Care Home Facility Manager, you must be committed to a move to Australia. Please send your cv to Tony@livethedreamaustralia.com with the subject line of, Aged Care Home Facility Manager, Australia.