Benetas appoints General Manager Residential Services
24th September 2019
Leading not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has announced the appointment of Ms Verity Leith as the new General Manager Residential Services. Ms Leith comes highly regarded from Estia Health where she held the position of Regional Manager of Victoria, responsible for 28 residential aged care sites.
Benetas CEO Sandra Hills OAM said she is thrilled to have Ms Leith come on board as the newest member of the Executive team.
“We undertook an extensive search process with interest from a number of high calibre candidates,” she said.
“Ms Leith successfully secured the role due to her outstanding credentials. Withover 20 years’ experience in aged care at both BlueCross Aged Care and Estia.
“Verity’s experience in executive management roles within the industry makes her a perfect fit for the role, I think she will also be a great cultural fit for the residential services team.”
Ms Leith said she is delighted to be coming to Benetas, an industry leading organisation with a fantastic reputation.
“I’m looking forward to taking on this role at such an exciting time for the organisation,” she said.
“Benetas has been investing heavily to deliver an individualised experience of ageing for older Victorians through the Benetas Best Life Model of Care.
“I’m particularly passionate about efforts taken to instill values of community, respect and spirit into the work at each of our aged care residences, and continue innovative iniatives to attract and retain a highly skilled employeesacross our sites, regional and rural included.
“Implementing the processes and systems to ensure a high level of care for all residents is something I’m very excited to help lead and continue to build on the strong foundations in place.”