Community Care Supervisor (Jandowae)

  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Jandowae QLD, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Reference Number: 347
Closing Date: 05-08-2021
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Jandowae HACC

About Council
A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role
This role is a full time, fixed term for one (1) year, and is open to candidates with clinical qualifications.

Based at the Jandowae Domiciliary, you will be responsible and accountable for clinical leadership; the delivery of quality and safe care and services in line with the Aged Care Quality Standards to consumers within the community.

Reporting to the Health Services Coordinator, you will:

  • Deliver and actively promote a holistic approach to care which focuses on the needs and rights of the care recipient and carers;
  • Provide comprehensive care involving assessment, prevention, early detection and referral when necessary;
  • Coordinate and regularly evaluate the effects of care provided through planned reviews and assessments; and
  • Lead and effectively manage community care service staff and human resource matters including recruitment, training and development, performance management and disciplinary matters.

About you
The successful applicant will have:

  • A Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • A Disability Worker Screening Clearance (Yellow Card)
  • Experience in nursing the fail and aged within the community
  • Highly developed computer skills including demonstrated experience with electronic record management systems
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high attention to detail
  • A relevant Certificate III in Business Administration, or be able to demonstrate equivalent related experience

What we offer:

  • Relocation assistance of $5,000 may be approved for the successful candidate if relocating from the region
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation,
  • Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs:
    • Welcome Guides
    • Experience Western Downs
    • Taste the Western Downs

If you are a vibrant and enthusiastic community engagement expert, with a passion for enriching our communities, this role is for you. TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.

Additional Information
The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

WDRC reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

Job Closing Date

05 Aug, 2021