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Manager Residential Facility (Canning Lodge)


Reference: 4956752

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a Leader in Aged Care to join us on a Full-Time, Maximum Term (5 years) basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Executive Manager Enriching Canning and will be responsible for guiding the daily operations of Canning Lodge, a 42-bed residential aged care facility in Willetton, and the City's catering provision for Meals on Wheels and Herald Avenue Diner. The successful applicant will be joining the City of Canning at a pivotal time for our Aged Care services providing leadership and guidance for the facility in the context of new aged care standards, mentoring and developing staff, as well as having the opportunity to provide innovative ideas for improvement.

  • 19 Day Month
  • Vehicle for business and commuting use
  • Competitive Salary Package available + 10.5% super

Applicants will have a current Division 1 Nurses registration, a minimum of 5-years of experience in facility management, well-developed working knowledge of contemporary aged care standards, as well as be able to provide a current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant for the role will have strong leadership capability in both the development and management of teams as well as excellent organisational and time management skills. They will enjoy working in a dynamic setting; have good financial management aptitude and an excellent work ethic.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website where you can access the position description and apply for the position. You will be able to include only two attachments, your resume and a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Toni van den Hurk on 08 9231 0756. Reference 65-1920

Applications close 5.00 pm Thursday, 12 December 2019

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 12 Dec 2019