At Andrew Kerr Care, we are very proud of our people.
We offer a wide range of flexible work options to assist our people to grow their careers through professional development while meeting the demands of their everyday life.
Andrew Kerr Care is a Mornington icon with a 30-year history of compassion and commitment to helping local residents and clients live a dignified, independent, secure and rewarding life.
We have over 100 staff and volunteers providing residential, home care and day centre activities. We employ people who share a common bond of caring for the elderly throughout the Mornington Peninsula.
We offer our staff an Employee Assistance Program, salary packaging, salary sacrifice and free off-street parking.
Contact us today for further information about developing your career at Andrew Kerr Care.
“Our residents consistently tell us that our staff are exceptionally caring, know what they are doing and treat them with respect and dignity.”
Meet some of our invaluable staff
Angelia is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and is local to the peninsula. Angelia has more than 20 years in Executive roles in health care management including Peter Mac, Ambulance Victoria and the Pancare Foundation.
Being committed to giving back to the community, Angelia is a Board Director for two not-for-profit organisations in the disability sector. Angelia says she is proud to work for an organisation with such a strong reputation for high-quality care and links with the local community.
Richard has been with Andrew Kerr Care since 1989 when the Mornington Bush Nursing Hospital expanded into aged care. As the Facility Manager, he oversees the general running of the facility and helps potential residents and families work through the process of coming to Andrew Kerr Care.
Previously, the Finance Manager at Andrew Kerr Care, Richard has vast experience and understanding of aged care and has been involved in all of the building projects. Richard’s passion for the residents is well known and he always lends a hand with a smile and a joke. As a local, Richard grew up on the Peninsula and loves its many attractions.
Director of Nursing
Claire has been at Andrew Kerr Care since 2013 and has worked in Aged Care in New Zealand and Australia. Claire is driven by her wholistic approach to nursing practice. Her further education in dementia and experience in mental health allows her to support staff to grow and develop and provide the best care for residents.
Holly Smith is a Registered Nurse and Midwife with more than 15 years’ experience in aged care in residential, community and acute settings. Holly is passionate about ensuring older adults are provided with high quality care and supported to live life to the full.
Nursing Unit Manager, Sorrento Unit.
Kerry has been an aged care nurse for over ten years. Throughout her career, Kerry has also worked in mental health, acute and subacute nursing. When she isn’t working, Kerry enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.
“When I think about all the patients and their loved ones I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don’t remember me, nor I them. But I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them, and they to me” – Donna Cardillo, RN.
Home Care Manager
I have worked in the community sector for more than 25 years, including senior management roles. I have a passion for Person-Centered Approach with both clients and staff, and I believe strongly in the delivery of a Quality service to people where they are at the center of a goal orientated, capability approach.
I retired from my professional career in October 2017 to return to the UK to nurse and support my mum through her end of life. I returned to Australia in May 2019 and I was excited to be offered a position with Andrew Kerr which I was very proud to accept. I am looking forward to supporting the Andrew Kerr Home Care Program to develop & grow and to support the Home Care Team to provide accountable, responsive and supportive service to people in our community.
Day Centre Co-ordinator
Alison has accumulated over 20 years of experience in aged care working with high care low care and dementia specific residents. Alison has had various roles working in facilities and the wider community and is compassionate, caring and enjoys bringing people together in a social setting to form new friendships and promote physical and emotional wellbeing.