Director of Nursing

  • Employment Office
  • Cobar NSW, Australia
  • 27 Nov, 2019
Permanent Full Time Department Head

Job Description

About the Cobar Shire Council
Cobar Shire is situated in the centre of New South Wales at the crossroads of the Barrier Highway and the Kidman Way and has excellent road and air links to most of Australia's capital cities. With an area of 46,000 square kilometres, the Shire is approximately two-thirds the size of Tasmania. It is home to approximately 4,647 people. The Shire's prosperity is built around the thriving mining - copper, lead, silver, zinc, gold - and pastoral industries, which are strongly supported by a wide range of attractions and activities, that make it a popular tourist destination.

About the Opportunity
Cobar Shire Council, now has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Director of Nursing to join their team. This is a full-time position based in Cobar, overseeing the Lilliane Brady Village aged care facility. There is an opportunity for the right candidate to start on a part time basis before moving to a full time position.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Community Services, you will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the aged care facilities (two RAC services) at the Lilliane Brady Village in accordance with the organisation's mission and philosophy.

Other responsibilities for this role will include (but are not limited to):
* Overseeing the delivery of high quality, best practice care to and services residents, ensuring compliance with all regulatory standards, ensuring the welfare and safety of residents, visitors and staff;
* Monitoring and managing the financial performance of the facility in accordance with Council's annual budget to maintain a viable and sustainable service through timely management of resident admissions, lodgement and reconciliation of Medicare claims and participation in the ACFI validation process as required; and
* Providi ng effective leadership, mentoring and support to direct reports to foster an empowered, positive culture, meeting the expectations of the facilities corporate values and good governance.

About the Benefits
Cobar has hundreds of millions of dollars of investment projects under way. All four mines in the Shire are investing in exploration and development projects with opportunities for employment and contracting. A number of construction projects outside the mining industry are currently being undertaken or just completed.

For all your hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $110,000 plus super.

You will also receive a selection of benefits including:
* Relocation Assistance;
* Leaseback vehicle for personal and private use;
* Subsidised housing; and
* One RDO a month.

If you a looking to utilise your aged care management experience in a remote community and make a difference - Apply now!


$110k + super!

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