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Deputy Director Care Services

Apply now Job no: 492308
Work type: Max term
Location: Belmont
Categories: Operations


Whiddon, a not-for-profit organisation, has been providing exceptional care to older Australians across regional, rural and remote NSW and QLD for more than 70 years. We actively promote and maintain a proud sense of community and are passionate about enriching the lives of our clients by delivering flexible and personalised services to support our clients to continue to live safely and independently at home and in their community.


Are you looking for your next opportunity? Perhaps you are thinking you are ready for your next career move in the new year?

We have a fantastic opportunity available for a 12-month contract Deputy Director Care Service (Care Manager) position within our Whiddon Belmont home working closely with the Director Care Services to assist in providing exceptional care to our residents and families and working alongside our Belmont team to ensure best practice care and processes are being followed.

The Belmont residency has 55 residents with a mix of low to medium care needs, we also have a DSU on-site which would require additional care needs. The Belmont team are supportive and friendly with a real community and team-oriented approach to how we work together and with our residents and families. With ample parking in a quiet area, our Whiddon Belmont location is somewhere you can enjoy being whilst also further developing your career and skills to become an exceptional leader in your field.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing and driving clinical services to ensure positive outcomes are achieved for our clients.
  • Putting your stamp on quality, infection control and service-based learning and development.
  • Supporting the Residential Manager to meet financial and budgetary goals.
  • Fostering a culture where learning, service, safety, improvement and team work is encouraged, supported and valued.
  • Championing client rights and the creation of a culture where residents are respected as individuals, and reporting of client related concerns is supported.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant degree or tertiary qualification in nursing.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working as a clinician (Registered Nurse, Nurse Unit Manager or similar).
  • Aged care experience 
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and experience of ACFI
  • Demonstrated experience working with, leading and managing a team.
  • Intermediate experience using a variety of software programs such as AutumnCare (or similar), along with experience using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Current Influenza and COVID Vaccination (or willing to obtain)
  • Current NDIS Worker Check - NDISWC (or willing to obtain)
  • The right to work in Australia


As a Whiddon employee, there are a variety of benefits some of which include:

  • 5 weeks annual leave + an extra day off per year for Frank Whiddon Day
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years 
  • Salary sacrificing benefits - pay less tax and keep more of your pay
  • Retail discounts such as JB Hifi, Redballoon, Foxtel, among others
  • Novated leasing
  • HESTA Fee Relief


To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria. To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at Whiddon then visit our website or contact Kuda Sozinyu, Director of Care Services, on (02) 4041 9300

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