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Reference Number 15290
Position Title Residential Manager | Kununurra (WA)
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What’s on offer:

  • Attractive base remuneration
  • Housing provided
  • Reasonable relocation costs
  • Annual flights to any capital city within Australia (up to two people)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Use of site vehicle
  • Access to remote area salary packaging

We are currently seeking to recruit a Residential Manager to work at Juniper Gerdewoonem, a "one-stop aged care hub," located in Kununurra.  Juniper Gerdewoonem delivers high quality residential care services and a variety of home care packages, designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 40 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for more than sixty years.

As the Residential Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the care provided is responsive to recipients’ needs and performed with empathy and respect for the individual. In addition, you will be accountable for the leadership and management of staff, financial planning within budget and maintaining compliance of the site and services.

On offer for the successful person is a full time position working 75 hours per fortnight, salary packaging, ongoing professional development and housing.

Key Responsibilities of this role: 

  • Ensuring high quality care and services are delivered and client satisfaction is achieved within an enabling environment
  • Leading, managing and developing motivated and productive employees
  • Planning, monitoring and controlling financial resources, ensuring that the care and services are carried out within annual budgets
  • Managing physical assets on site, as well as information and communication 

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aged and Community services (Highly desirable)
  • Experience within a complex health care environment (Highly desirable)
  • A good understanding of budget development and financial planning and monitoring
  • Excellent written, verbal and conceptual and analytical skills
  • Significant leadership and people management experience with the ability to develop and influence others and effect change within an aged care organisation or a health care environment

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Melissa Scates
Alternate Contact Number
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