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Village Manager

Aged Care Sector

Point Chevalier

Reference: 4688159

Lead a supportive and friendly team in a close-knit retirement village environment

About The Selwyn Foundation:

The Selwyn Foundation has led the way in improving the quality of life of senior citizens for over sixty years. A trusted name in the provision of care and services to older people, we pride ourselves on our reputation for innovation and delivering the best possible experience for our residents and customers. Our vibrant new residential care centres have set a new standard within the aged care and retirement village sectors, offering state-of-the-art design, a ‘household' layout and a pioneering model of care.

About the Village Manager role:

Selwyn Village in Pt Chevalier Auckland has a truly unique opportunity available for someone with a background in senior management within the Retirement Village sector or Hospitality/Hotel management. In this pivotal role it is essential for us to have an outstanding leader of people who has the ability to coach and develop others, and create an environment for their team to succeed, develop and grow. At the same time building and maintaining strong relationships with our resident and their families.

Reporting through to the COO, you will be responsible for managing the operations of the entire intergrated village, covering independent living through to residential and hospital care. You will be charged with leading, coaching and developing staff to deliver service excellence, whilst ensuring effective management of the day-to-day operations of the village in accordance with the annual business plan objectives and prevailing operating requirements.

Key Requirements are:

  • A minimum of 5+ years proven management experience as a Village Manager, or a Hospitality/Hotel management background.
  • Proven people management skills with the ability to lead, coach and develop a team.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Proven business and financial/budget management experience.

This role represents a great opportunity offering you the ability to:

  • work in a growing, stable not-for-profit organisation with a rich history of excellence
  • make a real, tangible difference to the lives of our Elders who you will get to know well
  • join a friendly supportive team environment
  • work in a fast paced and varied role

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our residents, their family and our employees. If you want to be part of an organisation that is transforming aged care and is a respected and trusted service provider, and believe you have the right skills and attributes to make a significant difference in the lives of New Zealand's seniors, apply now!

For a confidential chat about the role, please contact Joanne MacDonald, Senior Recruitment Consultant on (09) 815 4794.

The Selwyn Foundation is a New Zealand charitable trust and we believe that ‘To care for older people, you have to care about them'. In everything we do, we're guided by The Selwyn Way, our unique and holistic approach to the care and wellbeing of all who connect with the Foundation, our staff as well as those in our care.

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Applications Close: 28 Jun 2019