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Residential Services Manager (Comfort Care Manager)

  • Prahran, VIC, Australia, 3181
  • Full time
  • 12-month maternity leave position located at O’Neill House in Prahran
  • Provide first-class palliative care that maximises choice and quality of life
  • Join a for-purpose organisation and enjoy excellent salary packaging benefits


About us

Here at VMCH our services are as diverse as the people we support. As a Catholic, for-purpose organisation, compassion, respect, and inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do. While we’ve been around for over a century, we’re always moving forward. We stay true to who we are by supporting people and families to live their best lives, providing a place to call home and spaces to learn and grow.


About the role

The Comfort Care Manager is responsible for the leadership and operational management of our O’Neill Residence to ensure quality palliative and end of life care to the residents and support to their families. You will develop, implement, and assess individual care plans that maximise choice and quality of life, while also effectively leading a team of carers.


About you

You have extensive clinical experience within aged care and a passion for supporting older people to die well. You demonstrate a holistic approach and understand the need for physical, spiritual, and emotional care, for both residents and their families. You’re an effective communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills, who develops strong relationships and values the importance of patience, common sense, whilst acting with compassion. You have well-developed prioritisation and organisational skills, which you demonstrate through efficient roster management. Despite all of your experience in a similar role, you understand that working in this sector can be tough sometimes and you’re not afraid to seek help when you need it.



  • Current Qualifications in nursing (RN1) and registration with AHPRA
  • Highly developed palliative care assessment and care planning skills
  • Management experience and understanding of the aged care funding and admissions process



Because the people we employ make it a great place to work! In addition, VMCH will provide you with:

  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 
  • Excellent Salary Packaging benefits
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A competitive salary
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Praise program – where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff


If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you. Call Leanne on 0484 118 425.


To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights in Australia, an NDIS Worker Screening Check and evidence of Covid and Flu Vaccinations.


We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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