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Nurse Manager

  • Essendon, VIC, Australia, 3040
  • Full Time


  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Monday to Friday (07:00-15:00)
  • Grade 4 Registered Nurse

Arcare has an exciting opportunity for a compassionate and experienced Nurse Manager (Registered Nurse, Grade 4) to join the team! As the successful candidate you will over see a unit of 120 beds and lead a highly inspired team! 

About the opportunity
We are looking for a Nurse Manager who is flexible in their thinking and courageous in their actions. A person with compassion and empathy, who understand that attitudes are contagious (and who have one worth sharing).

Reporting directly to the Residence Manager, you will be leading a highly motivated team in your unit. You will oversee comprehensive care in accordance with the individual needs of the clients, implement and evaluate their care plans, maximize ACFI and ensure compliance to the Aged Care Legislation & Accreditation Standards.

You will liaise with clients, families, and medical professionals, and are encouraged to initiate and participate in innovative projects.

About Arcare
With our first aged care residence constructed in 1997, Arcare is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia. We currently have over 40 residences throughout Victoria, NSW, and Queensland.
Beyond the luxurious surroundings of our residences, our residents are supported by our innovative relationships first approach to celebrating and supporting old age. This approach is driven by our Arcare values of Relationships, Uniqueness, Partnerships and Flexibility

About yourself

  • Proven experience at a senior nursing/management level
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Have a genuine interest in and respect for the unique personality, history, and values of our clients
  • Possess a compassionate, caring, and supportive nature
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent clinical documentation practice
  • In depth understanding and experience with ACFI
  • Be committed in ongoing clinical excellence
  • Display a relationship centred approach to care and supervision
  • Great understanding of care planning, goal setting and evaluation documentation
  • Demonstrated strong customer service ethos and commitment to quality and continuous improvement

Arcare is a family owned business therefore open and respectful relationships is the most important thing that we do. We believe that through sharing our stories and ourselves we are able to recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of every person. Arcare is also very committed to nurturing people, new ideas and personal growth by remaining flexible and open to possibilities.


  • Supportive, friendly, and caring organisation
  • Opportunity to get creative with the clients in annual events and celebrations
  • An organisation open to supporting your ideas in further supporting the clients
  • Senses Framework to ensure staff are supported in personally meaningful goals


If you believe you have the skills, values, and expertise to deliver the role of Nurse Manager please visit our website – www.arcare.com.au/careers and follow the link to apply.

All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Record Check.

All successful applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid as an inherent requirement of the role.

Arcare is a smoke free site & an equal opportunity employer.

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