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(AS803) Lyrebird Village – CEO

Organisation : Brooker Consulting

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Brooker Consulting

About the role

Quality service – West Gippsland lifestyle benefits
Established in 1979, Lyrebird Village is a profit-for-purpose, 115 bed residential aged care facility owned and operated by the community of Drouin and its surroundings.
Retirement of a successful and respected leader has created an outstanding opportunity for a seasoned senior executive to work with the Board in taking Lyrebird into the next phase of its evolution.
A well qualified communicator with senior management experience gained in a small to medium health service, you combine business acumen with a sound grasp of government funding opportunities and a real commitment to community engagement.

Position Description

The role of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the management of the organisation and its operations by way of delegated authority from the board as expressed in the Rules of the Association. This delegation of authority generally includes responsibility for:

  • Developing business plans, budgets and strategies for consideration by the Board;
  • Ensuring the organisation’s operations and business are within the parameters set by the Board from time to time;
  • Referring any matters to the Board where proposed transactions commitments or arrangements exceed threshold parameters set by the Board;
  • Identifying and managing operational and corporate risks for the organisation and formulating risk strategies for managing and mitigating those risks, if necessary
  • Managing the organisation’s financial and other reporting mechanisms, and control and monitoring systems;
  • Ensuring that the Board is provided with sufficient accurate information on a timely basis to fulfil its governance responsibilities;
  • Implementing, monitoring and reviewing of policies, processes and codes of conduct approved by the Board;

Reports to:
Lyrebird Village Board of Directors

Performance Appraisal:
Upon completion of 6-month probationary period and annually thereafter

Key Selection Criteria


  1. Current satisfactory police check (dated within last 12 months)
  2. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  3. Post Graduate qualification in Management, Business, Accounting or Health discipline.
  4. Previous experience at an executive level in a small to medium health facility.
  5. Extensive knowledge & experience of Government funding programs and grants.
  6. Business acumen.


  1. Previous experience in Aged Care, Health or not for profit sector
  2. Computer skills in use of Microsoft products (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  3. A passion and respect for the care of others
  4. Understanding & experience in Community owned and operated organisations.

Job Competencies

  1. Provide management oversight and responsibility across the organisation.
  2. Present strong and clear leadership internally to the organisation and its people and externally to organisation’s stakeholders.
  3. Expected at all times to act and behave with integrity and in accordance with the organisation’s codes of conduct and values.
  4. Responsibility for the day to day operations and management of the organisation.

Inherent Requirements


  • – Report to the Board on the status of policies, strategies, directions and plans set or approved by the Board.
  • – Inform the Board of all events which may or do have a material impact on the organisation’s activities or well-being.
  • – Observe limitations of authority as set from time to time by the Board.
  • – Regularly meet and consult with the Chair.


  • – Provide a strong clear leadership to the organisation.
  • – Ensure the organisation’s code of conduct/values is a living document.
  • – Provide internal leadership direction, goals and energy to the organisation’s personnel.
  • – Create and sustain a culture of innovation and enablement, underpinned by and expressing the values and philosophy of the organisation.
  • – Monitor and interpret the external environment in order to continually position the organisation in its markets to best advantage.
  • – Maintain awareness of political, governmental, business and industry components of the external environment, on a local, national and international level.
  • – Participation in appropriate business and professional associations, networks and activities relevant to the organisation’s interests.
  • – Relationship building with external stakeholders.


  • – Appointment and management of key executive and management personnel.
  • – Setting up, maintaining and reviewing organizational structure, systems, policies, processes and procedures.
  • – Ensuring legal, ethical and professional practices and boundaries are consistent with the organization’s code of conduct/values are adhered to.
  • – Ensure financial activities are managed within agreed budgets and informing the Board on material adverse movements in the budget.
  • – Maintain effective and efficient functioning of the organization and all its operating divisions.
  • – With respect to overall integrity, at all times personally behaving and conducting themselves consistent with organisation’s code of conduct/values and in such a manner not to bring the organization into disrepute or disrespect.

Key Result Areas

At the annual performance appraisal, the Board will determine the Key Activities for the ensuring year, with the Measures developed by the CEO and endorsed by the Board.

Key Result Areas

  • Strategic & Business Planning 
  • Leadership & Culture
  • Clinical Practices  
  • Customer care 
  • Risk Management  
  • Workforce
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Professional Development

Performance Review
 The Chief Executive Officer will participate in a performance review six months after appointment and thereafter annually.
The performance review will be conducted by nominated Board members for this purpose with a report and recommendations provided to the Board. 

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions of the appointment are provided by Lyrebird Villages for the Aged Enterprise Agreement 2018 and the policies and procedures.

How to apply


Please quote in application: (AS803) Lyrebird Village - CEO via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors



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