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Home Manager

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Full time Home Manager position at Calvary The Highbury

About the role

The Home Manager will ensure that the Home embodies a strong diversity culture that advances the frontiers of aged living, through innovation and integration of clinical practice with lifestyle pursuits, hospitality and design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively participating in quality conversations, having oversight and ensuring completion of all quality initiatives in a timely manner. 
  • Having oversight of impact on clinical standards across the home from day-to-day reporting.
  • Ensuring a provision of clinical care that is resident focussed and meets evolving needs of residents and their families while maintaining high clinical and compliance standards.
  • Maintaining quality systems across all areas within the home to a high standard on an ongoing basis and ensures that monthly audits, reports and analyses of data are completed in a timely manner each month. 
  • Working collaboratively with all clinical staff to ensure the home is compliant with the standards and associated outcomes as mandated by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency at all times 
  • Achieving accreditation status of the home at Site Audits on an ongoing basis. 

What you bring 

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA - No restrictions.
  • Previous experience in Aged Care / Health Care will be advantageous.
  • Ability to build rapport and maintain solid working relationships with identified key relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative as well as the ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Display initiative and look out for continuous improvement opportunities in all tasks.
  • Current Australian Driver’s license.
  • High level of commitment, integrity, honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Above average knowledge and understanding of the aged care sector with the ability to identify changing trends and to ensure best practice.
  • An effective listener with the ability to communicate at all levels both orally and in writing with excellent presentation skills.
  • Clear thinker with lateral problem-solving skills. An ability to convert complex ideas into simple, understandable and workable actions to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Able to multitask, prioritise, delegate and manage the delegation process to ensure appropriate quality outcomes within expected or non-negotiable timeframes.
  • Sound operational knowledge of computerised systems used within the industry as well as the ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new systems introduced into the business from time to time.
  • Understanding of and ability to manage human resource issues with effective negotiation skills.
  • Ability to understand and use information technology and programs such as Word, Excel, etc. and to learn new skills as required.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Shivani Tripathi - Recruitment Consultant on

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

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