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Facility Manager - Aged Care

Mercy Health Australia - Westcourt, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Position Summary

About The Role

Located in Cairns, you will lead the residential aged care home both operationally and financially and will be responsible for;

  • Cultivating a culture of continuous improvement & promoting strategic thinking.
  • Actively leading a team where communication is valued and continuous improvement is promoted in accordance with accreditation and aged care standards.
  • Leading a culture that promotes positivity and safety while delivering our Model of Care - focusing on the individual emotional and physical needs of residents.
  • Liaising with all stakeholders to deliver best practice operational and clinical services, including allied health, hospitality, lifestyle and community activities.

About You

With proven leadership experience and a passion for the aged care sector you will also be able to demonstrate the following;
  • Strong HR and people management skills including staff leadership and development, succession planning and experience in change management.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage residents, families, the community and both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Business acumen (i.e. budgets, efficient rostering, occupancy).
  • The ability to unite and lead a team that is focused on high performance in a values-driven culture.
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care and ability to work in a team environment.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check.

About Us

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

What We Offer

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Westcourt, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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