Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - Aged Care

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - Aged Care

Job Title: Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - Aged Care
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tenterfield, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH1014_1607643635
Contact Name: Tai James
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 06, 2021 11:37

Job Description

About the Organisation

Delivering care across a Nursing Home and Independent Living Units, this community-established regional provider is known for consistently providing a high standard of care within Tenterfield.

About the Role

Reporting directly into the Director of Nursing, the ADON will preside over a team of 10 Registered Nurses across two facilities - a hostel and Nursing Home, supported by the care team in delivering continuous high-quality to its residents amongst an expanding portfolio.

The ADON will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the care quality delivery across both care centre locations.
  • Delivering hands-on clinical care, a couple days per week, with other days dedicated to administrative tasks.
  • Manage clinical operations and develop care plans.
  • Leading and managing a small team of Registered Nurses to promote a positive team culture and meet desired performance measures.
  • Evaluate performance of nursing staff and assisting in improvements regarding training and education.
  • Assist in quality and compliance measures and ensure accreditation continuation.
  • Assist and act in the Director of Nursings' absence in leave circumstances.
  • Be part of an on-call roster.

About You

This role will suit an existing Assistant Director of Nursing, with consideration towards a Nurse Manager with substantial experience in an acting role as an ADON.

  • A Bachelor's Degree' in Nursing.
  • A currently registered (AHPRA) Nursing licence.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining quality systems within the care environment, preferably aged and community care or health care system.
  • Strong, oral written and communication skills.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated, with sound time management skills.
  • A passion for Aged Care and a desire to make a difference to lives of residents.

What's on Offer

  • Long term view for the role with an outlook for progression.
  • On-site accommodation for the successful applicant to aid in the potential relocation process.
  • Opportunity to drive a expanding portfolio.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please call Tai James on (02) 9157 6211 or email To apply, please follow the link. All applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.