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  1. Executive Manager – Residential Aged Care

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    About the Organisation
    Carinity is a leading Not-for-Profit, Christian based care organisation. They help individuals and families reach their full potential and live enriched lives.
      
    Carinity (formerly known as Queensland Baptist Care) has been operating for over 70 years.  Over this time Carinity has been making a real difference to people in need through the provision of comprehensive and integrated community services. This includes providing affordable and integrated retirement communities, care to the aged and frail, shelters for homeless youth, help for families and young people experiencing difficult times, support for people with disability, chaplaincy and alternative education for teenagers who struggle in traditional schools.
      
    About the Position
    Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Manager – Residential Aged Care will oversee the successful operation of Carinity’s 11 aged care facilities across Queensland. Inheriting a portfolio with a strong foundation that has an excellent compliance record and a reputation for delivering a high-care service to clients, the focus of this role will be to continue to evolve and optimise services across the sites. This is a solution orientated and outcome focused role ensuring person orientated care is at the forefront of the services provided, underpinned by quality systems-based management. It will include leadership of clinical and holistic care programs and service improvement to maximise resident satisfaction, improve clinical/ care operational effectiveness and manage services that achieve business outcomes through effective governance strategies. Carinity’s values are Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Team Work, and Engaging Positively; it will be essential for this position to lead the team and work with the organisation to enable success through these values.
      
    About the Person
    Carinity is seeking an accomplished senior leader who brings extensive experience in Residential Aged Care. Exceptional leadership and people management skills are essential, including demonstrated capability in managing multiple teams across geographically dispersed sites, inspiring them towards excellence. The candidate should have a comprehensive understanding of the wide range of issues related to aged care, including government legislation and policy, industrial relations, current business practices, and service delivery methods. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and stakeholder skills are required, along with the ability to represent Carinity at senior levels and actively contribute as a member of the Senior Management Team. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work within the Christian ethos and framework of Carinity and possess relevant clinical tertiary qualifications or experience in health management, ideally with post graduate qualifications in a relevant field. The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a fiduciary check and have the ability to pass an NDIS clearance.
      
    To apply online or for more information, please click here. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 / twallis@sharpandcarter.com.au or Tim Turner on 0414 548 052 / tturner@sharpandcarter.com.au

  2. QB Director of Operations

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    QB is excited to invited applications for the newly created role of Director of Operations. The Director of Operations will be responsible to lead, oversee and develop all operational aspects of the QB Movement including the Charter Groups, Financial Operations and Management Operations. The employment status (FTE) for this role is negotiable.  

    The Director of Operations responsibilities will include:  

    • fulfilling the corporate governance role as Secretary of The Baptist Union of Queensland Letters Patent entity and the QB Board.  
    • overseeing effective and efficient administrative and business operation and development of QB in cooperation with other directors.  
    • providing strategic direction, enhancement and future development for QB Movement, identifying strategic opportunities and recognizing significant risks and issues.  
    • leading the development and monitoring of the business plan, identifying required resources and aligning with the QB Board’s risk framework.  
    • overseeing management of all operational, property and administrative functions of QB to achieve recommended outcomes and performance standards.  
    • undertaking necessary corporate governance functions, ensuring legal and statutory obligations are fulfilled and corporate governance records maintained.  
    • ensuring all QB activities meet relevant legislative, regulatory, and community standards.  
    • ensuring policy formulation responds to the specific needs of QB and reflects sound Christian stewardship.  
    • overseeing development of employee processes and procedures in accordance with QB Board Policy and ensuring compliance measures are maintained.  
    • ensuring QB operates within all WH&S requirements and guidelines according to QB Board Policy. participating in QB Services team activities as required by the Director of the QB Movement.  

    The Director of Operations role reports to the Director of the QB Movement and is accountable to the QB Board with an annual review. The direct reports for this role include the Director of Financial Services, the Head of QB Charter Groups Baplink, QCCC, and Christian Education Services as well as the Operations Manager.  

    Application Process  

    Please send your application to rachel.spears@qb.org.au – EA to the Director of the QB Movement  

    Your application is to include:  

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for the position  
    • A CV outlining your employment history, professional qualifications, and experience in leadership in a similar setting. Please include information for two professional referees  
    • A response outlining how you meet each of the selection criteria included in the position description – see position description here. Please outline how you meet these criteria by providing proven and demonstrated examples from your professional experience.  

    Further enquiries about the position and role can be made directly to Jason Elsmore, Director of the QB Movement, jason.elsmore@qb.org.au  

    The selection team will undertake a process to shortlist candidates. You will be informed whether you have been shortlisted or not. Should you be shortlisted for the position, the selection panel may request your participation in engaging with a consultant for the purpose of psychometric and role suitability assessment.