Position Details
Reference Number 14261
Position Title Director of Nursing
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingSA only
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 181-193 Days Road, Regency Park SA 5010
Award Classification
Travel Requirements No requirements
Position Summary

Director of Nursing (Regency Green Multicultural Aged Care Facility)

  • Located at Regency Park
  • Rewarding leadership opportunity
  • Salary packaging benefits


About You and the Position

Located at Regency Park, Regency Green Multicultural Aged Care Facility is surrounded by parklands, lawns and rose gardens to enable a holistic and meaningful life for our 80 residents. Regency Green Multicultural Aged Care Facility offers specialist living and priority access for people of diverse cultural backgrounds. As the Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for effective and efficient management of all aspects of the facility. Through sound leadership and management processes, you will ensure all residents receive quality care and enjoy quality of life appropriate to their individual needs and preferences.


List of key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the needs of residents are met, taking in to account individual, cultural, linguistic and social differences
  • Ensure that activities within the facility occur through consultation with residents, families, staff, and other stakeholders
  • Seek regular and ongoing feedback from residents and their significant others regarding the quality and appropriateness of services
  • Approve residential entries into the aged care facility and ensure ACFI assessments meet statutory timelines and accurately reflect resident acuity
  • Provide supportive leadership and direction to ensure that residents receive quality care and enjoy quality of life that meets their assessed needs and preferences
  • Drive leadership and professional standards through appropriate delegation of responsibility and the application of sound human resource management practices
  • Ensure the facility maintains accreditation and provides best practice residential Aged Care

To be considered for this position you must possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Current Practicing Certificate
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification in management and/or Aged Care
  • Experience in health care management and a practical understanding of, and commitment to, current concepts of Aged Care service delivery
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Aged Care Act and Accreditation Standards for residential Aged Care
  • Experience with financial management, including Commonwealth funding and ACFI
  • Experience with Quality Management, Continuous Improvement and Best Practice as it relates to Aged Care

About UnitingSA
UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish. 


Culture and Benefits

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity. 


We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through: 

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Access to internal and external training opportunities and workplace mentoring.


To find out more about a career with UnitingSA, please visit our website at https://unitingsa.com.au/


Contact Person Claire Hogarth
Contact Number 84402202
Closing Date 24/02/2020
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