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Deputy Service Manager

  • 501143
  • Aged Care - Management
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Full time permanent

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and taking action to keep them safe.

As an organization, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting has a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated Deputy Service Manager to join our supportive team in Uniting Nowra on a full-time basis.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse, endorsed by AHPRA, and have demonstrated commitment and dedication to providing the highest quality care and services, which meet the needs and requirements of the individual client. 

You will have the proven ability to lead and coordinate service strategies in functional areas and possess high-level written and oral communication skills, including effective presentation and interpersonal skills. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Assigning work allocations to team members based on their skills and abilities.
  • Facilitating the development of your team to uphold the unique needs of each client
  • Working for the continuous improvement of our service in line with Accreditation Standards
  • Advocating with and for our clients and their families to enable choice and decision making that supports independence
  • Interpreting audits and data, identifying trends, providing advice, and implementing improvement initiatives


  • Current registration with AHPRA (Registered Nurse/Allied Health)
  • Proved previous extensive experience in staff management 
  • Flu and Covid Vaccination

Skills & experience

  • A good insight into the changes occurring within the aged care sector
  • Great communication and customer service skills and the ability to get along easily with others
  • Confident in giving and receiving feedback
  • Able to problem solve, negotiate, mediate and resolve conflict

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities
  • Salary packaging


Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

At Uniting we believe that being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is the best way to keep our employees and clients safe. That’s why we require all potential new employees to have received three (3) doses of a COVID-19 vaccine before they start work with us.  

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