When work is such a significant part of your life, you want to be able to look back with pride on what you’ve achieved. To see your legacy reflected in the lives of others.
At Life Care, we understand this. That’s why, when you join our team, you’ll receive the support you need to see your own ideas and leadership help people to truly Live Every Day.
We have an enviable reputation for impeccable care standards and world-class innovation. From the southern hemisphere’s first truly mobile call system to our multi-award winning sites, our innovation is moving us towards being South Australia’s premier provider of aged care services and accommodation for older people. As such, this presents a particularly rare opportunity to join a true market leader.
Reynella Lodge comprises of a beautiful, recently renovated residential care home of 89 rooms, with 36 Independent Living homes and 22 assisted living apartments also sharing the site (this role will provide leadership to the residential facility and assisted living apartments). The team’s approach to dementia excellence is nationally-recognised and utilises a capability model of care.
About the Role
Reporting directly to the Residential Services Manager in this part time (0.6FTE) role you are responsible for delivering a customer centric experience whilst ensuring that residents needs are fully integrated and supported. You will oversee and effectively manage all aspects of the Houses that are non-clinical and take responsibility for effectively monitoring compliance.
You will be actively involved in seeking resident feedback whilst proactively seeking ways to enhance service. Working collaboratively with management, clinicians, LED Assistants (PCW's), clients, families, support staff, volunteers and relevant community agencies to assist residents to achieve their maximum degree of independence and actively create and promote an environment that will enhance each person’s ability to Live Every Day.
Your core responsibilities are focused on providing a high standard of service, encouraging consumer participation in activities and role modelling the leadership behaviours that create a high performing, engaged culture.
To be considered for the LED Coordinator position, you will be an experienced people leader with the evidenced capacity to effectively manage a team of care professionals and support staff within an Aged Care environment. You will be able to express empathy and consideration and evidence the innate ability to develop positive working relationships and build rapport with a range of stakeholders including residents, families, staff members and other medical professionals.
You will also have knowledge and experience in working within regulatory and legislative practice parameters and have a developed understanding of the Aged Care Quality Standards, in order to meet the compliance requirements of the role. You will have flexibility to pick up additional shifts as required from time to time.
In addition, you must also hold:
- Relevant tertiary or VET qualification
- Current National Crime Check (or capacity to obtain)
- Seasonal 2021 Flu Vaccination
Find out more
To learn more about this unique opportunity to join one of South Australia’s most highly regarded aged care organisations, please contact Claire Dunsmore, Human Resources Business Partner on 8239 9830 or [email protected] for a confidential discussion.