Clinical Care Manager- Aged Care

About the Job

Clinical Care Manager

A rare opportunity to lead the clinical care team at Heritage Water Gardens, a 137-bed provider of high quality care residential aged care services in Watergardens. As Clinical Care Manager, you will be a key member of the leadership team, with responsibility for all clinical matters and you will partner with the Residence Manager to ensure exemplary resident care is delivered and maintained.

You will enjoy and be fully supported in the area of Quality, Governance and Risk, Operations including IT, HR, Asset Procurement, Finance and Marketing.  

Water Gardens is a community-focused aged care home in Melbourne. Conveniently located close to Water Gardens Shopping Centre in Sydenham and walking distance from Water Gardens Train Station. Offering 137 beds comprised of Single Room with Ensuites, the stylish and colourful design of the Water Gardens home creates a vibrant and uplifting atmosphere for our residents and staffs.

Benefits and Culture

  • Salary commensurate with experience – above Award
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture
  • Employee Assistance and Health & Well Being Program
  • Discounts and Benefits through our Rewards Program, including vehicle financing through novated leasing and salary packaging for work related expenses and superannuation.
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance.
  • Discounted Gym memberships for a wide range of health clubs
  • Grow Your Own Staff Referral Program (Opportunity to earn extra $$$$)

How you will make an Impact

You will be part of the leadership team for the Home and as such a role model, contributing to ensuring that resources are met in line with the strategic plan and operational budget. Your ability to demonstrate your strong knowledge of all resident health conditions will be highly regarded. This includes attendance at handover and providing after hours support as required.


  • Registered Nurse with current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration with recency of practice in technical nursing
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in aged care 
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccination highly recommended

 Highly Desirable 

  • Experience in the re-accreditation process and related assessment visits through the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) 
  • Experience in the compliance requirements for NDIS residents living within aged care
  • Experience in the requirements of food authority compliance and related audits
  • Broad knowledge of the Aged Care Industry, Aged Care Act, 1997 and subordinate principles 
  • Exposure to the AN-ACC model
  • Excellent computer literacy and competency in electronic care systems 
  • Experience in accessing Joanna Briggs "best practice" portal with demonstrable understanding of contemporary nursing practice 
  • Experience in Key Performance Indicators and an unambiguous understanding of clinical governance and accountability 
  • Experience in managing external complaints

About Us

Heritage Care is a leading residential aged care provider with 11 aged care home and 1070 beds across Victoria and New South Wales. Founded in 2002, Heritage Care is an Australian independently owned provider of quality residential aged care.
Heritage Care offers an engaging lifestyle and consciously nurtured community for residents in aged care. Our residents receive attentive, tailored care backed by highly skilled and caring staff. We have over 20 years' experience in cultivating communities that brighten our residents' lives and help them maintain an active and enriching life. We take a people centred approach to care which means our residents benefit from clinical care, participation in stimulating activities and nourished with wholesome and culturally accepted meals that are individualised to their needs and tastes.
We also preserve their autonomy by involving them in daily-decision making, and offer complete transparency for families and loved ones.

Should you want to be work in a fully supported environment, where you have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others, please submit a Cover Letter and Resume via the APPLY NOW Link.

Due to high volume of candidates, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Additional Information

Location – Heritage Water Gardens – 352 Sydenham Rd, Sydenham VIC 3037

Job Type – Full Time

Job Position – Management

Salary – 63.43 – 63.43

Position Close Date – 23/07/2024

Contact Details

Name – Carina Boyle
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