Care Manager – Farrer Brown Court
• Clinically focused Leadership position
• Join a leading provider in Residential Care Home - Castle Hill
Farrer Brown Court is within Anglicare’s extensive Castle Hill village precinct. A well-established home, it provides a friendly community for 134 residents. The large Castle Hill site incorporates many facilities for residents to enjoy, including landscaped gardens, walking paths and an accessible café.
We are looking for a clinically focused experienced Aged Care professional who can effectively lead and manage staff and work closely with the Residential Manager to deliver the best standards of clinical care in a caring Christian environment.
About the Role
Working closely with the Residential Manager, you will ensure that our residents’ clinical and health outcomes are met and understood by overseeing the activities of our clinical team. You will also ensure the clinical excellence in the home, that all Anglicare policies, procedures and practises are followed and that clinical standards are continually improved. Moreover, you will ensure that a person-centred approach is taken to resident care.
To be successful in this role, you will have solid clinical experience, proven leadership capabilities and a true passion for enhancing the life and wellbeing of residents. The ideal candidate will be a People Manager, strong problem solver, team orientated and highly organised. In return, you will be supported by an experienced clinical team of subject matter experts including Dementia, Palliative Care and ACFI.
Key Responsibilities (not limited to):
•You will be responsible for establishing comprehensive communication between the multidisciplinary team within the facility and other relevant staff;
•You will ensure ACFI is optimised and suitable residents are admitted appropriately to our facility;
•You will work closely with the residents’ families, ensuring that they are fully informed about clinical issues relating to their relative;
•You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the effective functioning of the team through mentoring staff and sharing clinical knowledge and skills.
Skills, knowledge, attributes and experience required
•Current nursing registration with AHPRA
•Minimum 3 years experience as Care Manager within Aged care
•A ‘hands on’ approach to ensuring quality clinical care
•The ability to supervise, delegate and work as part of a team
•A commitment to the Christian values of Anglicare
•Strong clinical knowledge including working knowledge of ACFI
•Demonstrated knowledge of aged care accreditation standards
•Post graduate study in relevant discipline/s (geriatrics, dementia, palliative care) highly desirable
As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, Anglicare serve older people and those who are vulnerable or marginalised by providing a range of accommodation, care and community services.
Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.
To find out more please visit: www.anglicare.org.au
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.
Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.