Job Details

Job Details

Alwyndor Aged Care
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6-month maternity leave position - Hove SA.

Join a progressive Aged Care organisation at an exciting time!

  • Be a part of the on-site Executive team building a great future
  • Be instrumental in developing and maintaining a Best Practice Culture within Alwyndor
  • Be rewarded for your contributions to this not-for-profit organisation.

Alwyndor is looking for a progressive and high performing Best Practice and Innovation Coordinator to join the team at our modern facility and beautiful grounds in the seaside suburb of Hove.

Alwyndor is operated by the City of Holdfast Bay in its capacity as Trustee of the Dorothy Cheater Trust. We deliver on-site residential care as well as a broad range of community and Allied Health services in a modern and integrated organisation. Alwyndor has a long history and great reputation for delivering outstanding services to local community and this will continue into the future.

You will have a focus on creating a positive workplace culture that values healthy active ageing by facilitating and managing the effective benchmarking and review of processes and procedures to develop and maintain a Best Practice Culture within Alwyndor. The role will positively manage change and influence key stakeholders to achieve an ethos of high quality innovative, health promoting services, and support a workplace culture that values healthy and active ageing.

Main responsibilities

  • Research current best practice and identify and facilitate process improvement, training/ workshops to drive cultural change;
  • Carry out advanced data collection and conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics;
  • Research and establish benchmarks, evaluate and report on systems to determine the organisation’s performance;
  • Responsible for the evaluation and identification of matters pertaining to organisational governance and risk;
  • Provide advice, expertise and prepare reports and information in a variety of formats for internal committees;
  • Develop and conduct improvement program evaluations and reviews to drive results and ensure change is permanent;
  • Promote a best practice culture and drive it throughout the business through establishing effective strategies and processes to educate, communicate and inspire commitment across the workforce;
  • Prepare business cases, recommendations, reports, and plans to gain approval for and support of improvement initiatives;
  • Develop and facilitate training to provide high level skills in continuous improvement methodologies;
  • Undertake environmental scanning and monitoring of industry developments, assessing implications in order to plan, organise and coordinate innovation activities which will benefit the organisation;
  • Work within a small team to deliver a high quality customer focused engagement service, across the organisation;
  • Be able to efficiently respond to customer needs and manage expectations;
  • Implement and manage change consistent with Alwyndor’s strategic direction, business plan and organisational values;
  • Proactively promote the public profile of Alwyndor and represent Alwyndor at professional forums;
  • Any other duties within the incumbent’s skills and abilities

Essential Criteria

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency;
  • Leadership and management experience in a complex environment including evidence of ability to build and develop a strong operational quality system
  • Commitment to Healthy & Active Ageing to improve health, wellness and quality of life;
  • A comprehensive and contemporary clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues;
  • Significant experience adopting, refining and implementing quality systems and commitment to continuous improvement;
  • Customer Service capability including person centred care;
  • Proven ability to think and act strategically and set realistic goals and plans which improve services;
  • Excellent work ethic, energy, passion and commitment;
  • Personal resilience and experience in driving cultural change based on values;
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders, handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy, and maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to research and analyse information and prepare complex reports;
  • Good IT skills and proficient in the use of iCare and Microsoft Office.

To register your interest, please attach a combined covering letter and resume addressing the above criteria and click Apply.

For more information about the position, call 81773200 and ask to speak with Brett Capes, Chief People and Culture Officer.

January 11, 2019 16:03