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Deployment Coordinator – Aged Care

map Canberra - Head Office, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
Job Type:
Fixed Term - 8 Months

Aspen Aged Healthcare (AAHC), a subsidiary of the Aspen Medical Group contracted to provide ACERT and ACCESS on behalf of the Australian Government, has been asked by the Commonwealth Government to establish an emergency interim staffing capability to assist Aged Care Services (Residential and In the Home) where the usual workforce has been impacted by the 2020 COVID19 outbreak.

We are seeking Deployment Coordinator to act as the key liaison between AAHC and the Commonwealth to agree and implement this program of placements.

A positive outcome from the activities of this role would include:

  • managing deployments to COVID19 outbreaks efficiently, with appropriate skills and structured teams deployed
  • ensuring that there is strong communication between the AAHC Head Office team, the Clinical First Responders, and other senior staff leading each deployment, and the facility operators
  • ensuring that new staff added to the AAHC workforce is fit for purpose and possess strong skill sets
  • ensuring that the standing workforce of AAHC and the other workforce suppliers are well utilised, with placements identified in advance and implemented efficiently.
Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or other relevant clinical areas. Does not require current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration
  • an understanding of clinical terminology, staffing classifications, expected roles and responsibilities and scope of practice
  • experience in management, recruitment, and/or deployment of clinical teams
  • strong attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • highly developed analytical skills
  • capacity to remain calm and operate effectively in an unstructured, fast-changing environment
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • committed to quality improvements, process development and ongoing evaluation
  • commitment to Workplace Health and Safety principles and implementation of robust processes to ensure safety and wellbeing of staff specifically working in COVID related environments
  • experience in an Aged Care setting would be a strong advantage but not essential.
Immediate start: 
This position is available for an immediate start.
Contact Information:
For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Peter Brown on +61 2 6203 9500.
Job Type: 
Fixed Term - 8 Months
Closing Date: 
21 November 2020

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