Working For Us

Shepparton Villages is always looking for motivated and suitably qualified and skilled people to join our team.

We currently have multiple positions and opportunities available across our organisation. See below for more info.

About Shepparton Villages

Shepparton Villages is a progressive organisation that thrives on enabling our residents, providing quality care and undertaking continuous improvement activities. Life is never dull at Shepp Villages as there is always something happening, whether it be the introduction of new technology or the development of a new state of the art facility.

Shepparton Villages is the largest provider of aged care services in the Shepparton area. We are a not for profit organisation who employs approximately 495 people across our sites in the following disciplines

  • Nursing – clinical and management
  • Personal care
  • Lifestyle and Leisure
  • Food and domestic
  • Administration
  • Maintenance and Gardening

Under Current Vacant Positions, you will find a current list of employment opportunities.

Our Values

We care for some of the most vulnerable people within our community therefore we need to ensure we employ the right people that share our Values of:

  • Choice — We encourage and promote individual choice and independence
  • Respect — We believe everyone is unique, we listen and demonstrate care and compassion in everything we do
  • Care — We care and continuously improve what we do
  • Passion — We love what we do and encourage creativity and diversity
  • Teamwork — We work together and support each other

Eligibility for employment

You must be:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or have a valid visa to work in Australia,
  • Willing to complete a National Police Check prior to commencement and every three years

Benefits

Whilst we are here for our residents our employees are just as important as without our dedicated staff we would not be able to provide our residents with the home environment and care that they deserve. For this reason, we have a strong commitment towards occupational health and safety as providing a safe and comfortable working environment is important to us. In addition our employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • A comfortable working environment with a strong health and safety focus
  • Excellent salary packaging options for permanent staff
  • Flexible working conditions – part time and casual employment options
  • Exceptional education and training opportunities

Current Vacant Positions

Quality Business Partner

Reporting to the Executive Manager Quality, Risk & Compliance, this role will play a key role in Shepparton Villages Aged Care Services. 

This position is  assists Care Managers of our residential care facilities in leading and supporting the delivery of a high standard of clinical care for residents and to ensure SRV maintains full accreditation against the Aged Care Quality Standards and other compliance standards as required.

This position will primarily be responsible for undertaking reviews and completing independent audits in the areas of: 

  • Specialised Nursing (Falls, Diabetes, Wounds, Catheters, Oxygen, Stoma & Warfarin)     
  • Auxiliary audits (including but not limited to) Continuous Quality Improvement Plans, Resident of the Day, Advanced Care Plans etc.

This position will be responsible for collating data required for:

  • Key Performance indicators
  • National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program (My Aged Care)

All staff within Aged Care Facilities work as members of a team and tasks are divided between team members.  Facilities operate on a 24 hour basis and all staff are required to work variable shifts.  The requirement for flexibility of work location, the willingness to work varied shifts and occasionally at short notice is considered of utmost importance to the smooth running of the Facilities at Shepparton Villages Inc. 

Applications close Sunday 6 February 2022, however we will be monitoring applications and may sift and interview prior to this date.

Servery Assistant

We are seeking casual staff and the position has broad responsibilities for the cleaning of all equipment and utensils in the Servery of the Care Facility and for assistance with the preparation and serving of meals. It is also responsible for maintaining the Care Facility as a clean infection free, pleasant and comfortable facility.

Suitably qualified and/or experienced persons are invited to apply for the position assisting in our hardworking Catering Department Team.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Experience of working in the food service/preparation industry
  • Safe Food Handler's Certificate
  • flexibility re rosters
  • excellent team working skills
  • excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Personal Care Worker (PCW)

We are currently seeking experienced PCWs to join our team

This position is a multi skilled role with duties in all aspects of resident care. In particular PCWs are responsible for ensuring the residents are safe, emotionally supported and completing Assisted Daily Living (ADLs) tasks.

We have successfully seen great candidates establish themselves as casual workers and progress to permanent employment.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Essential:
    • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care
    • In order to meet resident need requirements, the applicant must to be able to speak clearly and comprehend, read and document in English at Certificate III in Aged Care Vetassess level
  • Desirable:
    • Genuine interest in the elderly
    • Flexible approach to rostered shifts
    • Ability to implement time management and organisational skills

Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Shepparton Villages are currently in the market for experienced Registered Nurse Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurses (MEENs) to join our team to commence on a casual basis across all shifts and facilities and the opportunity exists for the right candidates to move into permanent positions in the longer term.

The successful candidates must hold current AHPRA registration and be willing to complete a National Police check and NDIS screening check. Experience in Aged Care will also be considered favourably. You will also have a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and high standards of resident care, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

Be apart of a Community focused, not for profit organisation that continues to grow and strive. Shepparton Villages offers ongoing training and support, an Employee Assistance Program, career development and an opportunity to grow.

Roster/Administration Officer

The Roster/Administration Officer’s primary responsibility is maintaining rosters for all Shepparton Villages facilities and replacing planned/unplanned leave. The successful applicant will be required to work independently and under minimal supervision including managing all software programs relating to rostering and liaising with the service providers to ensure the systems are fully utilised and operated in an effective manner.

This position will also include administrative duties as support for the Executive Manager Quality, Risk and Compliance and the Executive Manager Care Services.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrable successful experience of rostering in a 24/7 365 multi-site environment
  • Experience in successfully negotiating/influencing the redeployment of staff across sites/facilities
  • Excellent attention to detail, with exemplary analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills along with excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and manage own time
  • Extensive experience in working with rostering software and MS Office
  • The ability to work efficiently during periods of high pressure and deadlines
  • Previous experience in an Aged Care, Health or Community services

Facility Manager: RN Grade 6, Hakea Lodge

Applications are sought from Registered Nurses with gerontology and or management experience to undertake the overall facility management inclusive of clinical care, hotel services and administration of Hakea Lodge, a 57 -bed facility based on the Tarcoola site.

The successful applicant will be fully supported by our Executive Manager Care Services, Quality, Human Resource and Finance department. The main role of this position is to ensure residents receive care and services which they choose, is of best practice and delivered safely by a range of dedicated staff. This position is part of the senior clinical management team and reports through to the Executive Manager Care Services.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse, preferably with:

  • Experience in leading staff and ensuring the highest level of care and services are delivered.
  • A sound understanding of managing budgets
  • Well-developed organizational skills, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced clinical skills especially in relation to aged care
  • Motivational and leadership skills
  • Strong understanding in understanding of continuous improvement planning and quality of care.

Support at Home Manager

(previously known as Home & Community Care Manager)

In line with Government's planned changes for support at home over the next five years, the newly created role of Support at Home Manager has been created to drive growth in this important area of our work. Reporting directly to the CEO, we are seeking a suitably qualified leader for this full-time position, who is capable of managing the day to day operations of our Support at Home Program along with growing the program in line with the strategic directions of the organisation and the aged care reform agenda. The role will primarily be based in Shepparton at our Tarcoola site with travel across all sites. This autonomous and self-directed role would ideally suit an experienced allied health professional or registered nurse with management & business development experience.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • An Allied Health Professional/ Registered Nurse Div 1 with current registration with AHPRA
  • Strong community networks and a strong ability to engage with key stakeholders and influence and deliver outcomes
  • A strong, demonstrable knowledge of community programs, Home Care packages and Short-Term Restorative Care packages
  • Demonstrated success in developing and growing care at home programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills alongside strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent assessment and care planning skills
  • Demonstrable success as a people manager
  • Financial management/budgetary and reporting skills required to manage and grow a community program
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals within time frames and within budget
  • Working knowledge of Aged Care Standards and program guidelines
  • Innovative problem solving abilities eg how to meet and exceed consumer goals and care needs

Classification: Allied Health Grade 4yr1 (Public Sector Rate) or RN level 6 (SRV EBA rate)

Benefits: A safe and supportive work environment, salary packaging (Not for Profit sector), Monthly ADO, working in a values based organisation focused on quality and growth.

Further enquires: Contact Carmen Saunders on 03 5832 0800

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role. If you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis.

We currently have multiple positions and opportunities available across our organisation.

We are recruiting in the following areas of the organisation for our casual workforce bank:

  • Hotel Services
  • Care
  • Nursing

Permanent positions are also available for the right candidates and we would be very interested in talking with you.

Experience in Aged Care is desirable and there an opportunity to advance your career with positions in available now in Lifestyle & Leisure, ACFI Officer, Medication Nurse and Team Leader roles – all with an immediate start.

Please fill out an application form or call recruitment on (03) 58 320 800 for more information, or email recruitment@sheppvillages.com.au.

How to apply

To apply for a position please submit a current resume and completed application form (download link below) via one of the following methods:

Download the Application Form

For more information on positions available or the application process please contact the Human Resources Coordinator on (03) 5832 0800 or email recruitment@sheppvillages.com.au.