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Aged Care Facility Manager

Aged Care Facility Manager

Recruitment 24/7 currently has a vacancy with one of our major clients for an Aged Care Facility Manager on the South side of Brisbane.

Our client is an organisation that is passionate about delivering the highest quality care to their residents and only employs outstanding staff who share their values of respect, compassion and accountability. In this position you will manage two facilities with a total of 200 beds and be supported by an Assistant Facility Manager.

The Facility Manager will lead, develop and engage a multi-disciplinary team to ensure resident wellbeing, compliance and continuous improvement standards are achieved so that the home provides the highest standard of care.

Leveraging a wealth of diverse experiences ideally within the health/aged care sector, the Facility Manager will:

  • Manage human and material resources in a fair, equitable and financially responsible manner.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the residence’s operating budget.
  • Achieve agreed budgetary targets.
  • Meet Head Office requirements efficiently and within agreed time frames.
  • Coordinate services within the aged care residence in liaison with the Clinical Manager.
  • Be proactive in maximising occupancy levels.
  • Ensure all required pre-admission details are accurately completed.
  • Be accountable for all payroll and accounting functions.
  • Maintain sufficient and necessary supplies to meet residence requirements.
  • Monthly update of the residence’s plan for continuous improvement – to ensure compliance with the Aged Care Standards relating to Accreditation Status.
  • Act as a professional role model.
  • Advise Operations Manager and other authorised Aged Care Division Head Office employees of situations that have an actual or potential risk to the Company.
  • Ensure that there is management team coverage of the aged care residence across all business hours, ensuring that annual leave and other planned leave do not result in management absences.
  • Ensure the residence and its operations (policies, procedures and practices) meet all statutory and regulatory requirements.

This is an exciting role for an inspiring leader to join a stable, yet growing organisation.

To be considered for the role you will have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Ability to manage the aged care residence in a commercially viable manner which supports high quality holistic care for residents, and a co-operative, positive environment for employees.
  • A sound understanding, and demonstrated implementation, of performance management principles.
  • Up-to-date computer skills, i.e. use of Microsoft Office suite and electronic rostering.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Sound understanding of relevant State and Commonwealth legislation as it applies to Aged Care residences.
  • Sound understanding of, and ability to correctly apply, relevant principles of the Fair Work Act
  • Ability to use and interpret basic accounting principles.
  • Able to prepare well-researched, clearly presented reports and submissions as necessary.
  • Can critically analyse and evaluate.

You are happy to participate actively and constructively within a team environment and have patience and approachability with all your dealings with residents, relatives and visitors. You are able to prioritise effectively and accept accountability and responsibility for the operations of the Aged Care Residence. You will be happy to be flexible with your working hours when required and can meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

Our client is offering an attractive remuneration package for the successful applicant.  In addition, you will be working in a collaborative work environment in which management and peer support and ongoing professional development are considered essential.

If you are interested in the above position, please email your current resume and cover letter to Recruitment 24/7’s Senior Recruitment Consultant Dimitti Morandin at 

Please note that if you do not provide a cover letter, your application will be deleted. Applications and enquiries in the first instance are strictly by email only. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

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