Clinical Co-ordinator | Aged Care | Advance your Management Career

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ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse with strong leadership skills and a passion for excellence in care, to join the Salvation Army Aged Care team. Great lifestyle change on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, offering calm, away from the bustling city without being too far away from it.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse with leadership experience in Aged Care to join the team at our Elizabeth Jenkins Aged Care Centre in Collaroy, in the role of Clinical Coordinator. This role is available on a permanent full-time basis.
  • Opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the leadership team in our friendly aged care centre, which is home to 125 residents
  • Move to Collaroy and experience the community charm without being too far from the city
  • Generous salary with NFP salary packaging benefits
     

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for providing clinical leadership, guidance, supervision and education to all staff to promote excellence in care. The role’s main purpose is to work with and assist the Care Manager to plan, coordinate and evaluate the clinical care in the centre to assist the centre maintain full accreditation and achieve best practice.  The main responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • To maintain accountability and responsibility for the clinical management of health and care outcomes of the residents in the centre
  • Responsible for coordinating the delivery of safe, effective and individualised care to residents and their families (including managing staff and physical resources) and assisting residents to lead an active and meaningful life as independently as possible in keeping with the organisation’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • To utilise the ACFI to optimise funding in relation resident care plans, and ensure that sufficient evidence is maintained for validation of all claims
  • To promote and support a person centered culture and values - respect and treat all people as unique individuals with needs, preferences and a past history
  • To deputise in the Care Manager's absence.

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding of, and empathy with, the Christian faith, values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Current unrestricted RN Div 1 registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
  • Extensive clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (preferably in in Aged Care)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the care needs of the older person
  • Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • An understanding of and demonstrated experience with Aged Care Accreditation and relevant Aged Care Legislation
  • An understanding of and demonstrated experience with Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
  • Demonstrated excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • You must be a self-starter and able to work autonomously
  • Strong IT skills and experience in aged care clinical management using iCare.

Benefits

  • Values-driven large NFP aged care organisation
  • Opportunity to grow with the organisation
  • ​Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance program

About Us
The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and a broad range of Community Care Programs. As a leading faith based organisation, we take a person centred approach to care and are committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each of our care recipients. At The Salvation Army we have a heart for people – a deep and powerful need to care for others.

If this sounds like you, do not hesitate to apply for this great opportunity. This role is available now and we will be assessing and shortlisting applications upon receipt.

Offers of employment will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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