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Care Manager

  • Berri, SA, Australia, 5343
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: May 25 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Seeking Care Manager for our Berri Residential aged care facility.

About the role

The Care Manager is responsible for coordinating and providing clinical leadership to both the Clinical and Care teams in consultation with the Manager.

This role practices as a professional Registered Nurse and will ensure compliance with legislative and statutory requirements to enable us to continue to deliver a high standard of care, services and most importantly a quality lifestyle for our residents.


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as an approachable, enthusiastic and positive role model for staff
  • Undertake Home manager duties when the Home Manager is absent from the site
  • Oversee and direct clinical nursing care including care planning, care review, staff skill mixes and ensure best practice clinical standards
  • Assist with the formulation and allocation of duty lists across nursing and carer shifts
  • Coordinate admission of residents
  • Manage ACFI submissions
  • Monitor nursing and care staff performance and provide guidance where required
  • Coordinate nursing and care staff education
  • Provide leadership in continuous improvement activities including monitoring clinical audits and ensuring non-compliance is corrected and opportunities for improvement are actioned
  • Act as a leader in facility meetings
  • Adhere to all relevant WHS policies and procedures
  • Any other duties reasonable within the Care Manager’s ability



What you bring 


  • Post Graduate experience and /or qualifications in Aged Care / Leadership/ Management
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contemporary issues relating to the aged care industry
  • Possess a good understanding of current human resource management principles and practices
  • Possess a good understanding of the concepts of Continuous Improvement and their application in aged care
  • Basic knowledge of and/or willingness to develop skills in working with records and information management in an electronic environment
  • Proven leadership experience in a nursing environment is desirable
  • Proven high level management, leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to plan work, establish priorities and delegate effectively
  • Ability to take accountability for the delivery of contemporary care practices
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflict situations and deal with difficult people
  • Ability to produce clear, relevant and concise documentation in accordance with established, agreed and/or appropriate timeframes
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to relate effectively to a wide range of people


 About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. 


If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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