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Residential Manager

South Coast

22 December, 2023 Full-time
  • Transformational key leadership role with acclaimed facility 
  • Truly competitive salary + relocation assistance + NFP benefits + temporary accommodation
  • Lovely bushland setting, north side Shoalhaven River, NSW 


Refreshment is more than just a chilled beverage on a hot day. It’s renewal, encouragement and reassurance. It’s the giving of new strength, energy and purpose, of fresh hopeand it’s what an ambitious and inclusive visionary will bring to Fresh Hope Communities’ Clelland Lodge. 

This wonderful residential care facility is gearing up for significant revitalisation in 2024. So it needs a big picture thinker with agility and optimism to be across both strategy and operations. An inspiring, invigorating leader able to win the respect of their team. And a visible, committed renovator who upholds accountability. 

If you’re an experienced aged care leader looking to give your career a pick-me-up, read on. 


In addition to skilful people management and operational leadership experience, you have: 

  • Post-graduate Tertiary Qualifications (ideally) 
  • Commercial acumen and financial management skills 
  • AHPRA certification as a Registered Nurse 
  • An understanding of the tension between care/clinical and running a commercial operation  

Reporting to the genuine and supportive General Manager – Residential Care, you’ll be responsible for: 

  • Building strong foundations 
  • Embedding value for residents, model of care and strong culture 
  • Leading refurbishment 
  • Differentiating the home within the geographic region 
  • Assuring a successful team that supports the operation 
  • Being ‘the person’ for the team 
  • Business performance management  
  • Community integration 
  • Maintaining compliance 


For almost 90 years, Fresh Hope Communities has built a reputation for excellence, providing quality support and lifestyle choices across retirement, residential and respite settings in NSW and the ACT. 
Situated in a tranquil bushland location, yet close to Nowra’s shops, transport and amenities, Clelland Lodge promotes an environment of inspiration and stimulation

This is a fantastic opportunity to transform better into best. With an already amazing organisational culture, you’ll have the reassurance of 5-star support all the way, set up to succeed within an organisation that genuinely believes you matter – not just what you do.  

While the above-market salary and NFP perks are reason enough for enthusiasm, the chance to be an agent for positive change will prove the far greater reward. 


Do something that takes you out of the ordinary. 

Call Ely on 0408 644 522 to chat about this unique role. Or to apply, send your resume to 

We’re good people who find good people. 

(The official job offer will be made after the successful candidate has received the tick on relevant police and recruitment checks.)