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General Manager - Calvary Haydon Retirement Community

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 21 2022

General Manager

Calvary Retirement Community

Permanent Full Time Position

Salary: $167,494 (Plus Super)


  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Not a standalone facility. You'll be supported by the entire Calvary network. 

About the role

This role presents the opportunity to lead a committed and professional group of health workers. Your authentic and connected engagement style will benefit all stakeholders. The successful candidate will thrive in providing a high level of supported underpinned by an open and engaging approach. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To be a leader, encourage teamwork and set the example for good communication with staff, residents, relatives and other medical professionals.
  • Embody the model of person-centred care and person-centred dementia care and palliative care. 
  • To pride yourself in the responsibility of establishing and continuing a contemporary aged care service model that is committed to high quality care.
  • Represent Calvary in specified areas such as aged care sector, government, Catholic Health Australia and wider community as required.
  • Be comfortable to perform within refined financial management skills and business acumen. 

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated and sustained experience in Aged Care.
  • Tertiary qualifications in management or health related discipline. 
  • The willingness to 'roll up your sleeves' and directly support any resident, staff or community members.
  • Your experience in managing quality clinical care or health service management experience in a highly regulated environment. 

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Sunday 21st August 2022


How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:

 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.  Further details are available here:

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.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.



Contact Officer for further information:

Violet Taylor

Regional Senior Manager – People & Culture

PH: (02) 6201 6395



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