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Regional Manager - North Queensland


Employer: Wellways
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Management, Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 21 March, 2019.
Applications close: 06 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Mackay or Townsville
  • Are you looking for a move to the Sunshine State?
  • Are you looking for a rewarding career with a progressive and dynamic organisation?
  • Join us in supporting people in our community and make a difference in someone's life!

About you

This is a senior and key position within our organisation, and to be successful you will need:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a social science or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience working within at least one of the Mental Health, Community, Disability or Health Sciences Sectors
  • Minimum 3 years management experience, including supervising staff
  • An understanding and experience of children and adult mental health issues, rehabilitation practices, disability services and the impact of service users, families, carers and the community
  • Strategic planning and ability to implement business plans
  • Satisfactory Police Record Check, Blue Card (Working with Children), Yellow Card (Working with Disability), and Child Safety & Personal History Screening Check (LCS2), or willingness to obtain.

About this opportunity

Wellways Australia is going through exciting transformation and growth. Reporting to the General Manager - QLD, this position based in Mackay or Townsville, will lead the change in the North Queensland region and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the implementation of high quality, innovative and responsive mental health and disability services, including Child Safety programs
  • Maximise opportunities for people with mental illness and other disabilities, and their families, to fully participate in the community and attain general well being
  • Staff performance management including supervise, resource and assist staff to manage day-to-day issues
  • Report on business plans, financials, budgets etc. and ensure the attainment of performance targets for the Region
  • Develop strong internal and external stakeholder relationships within the Region to support Wellways programs and services
  • As a member of the Management team, support and reinforce a coordinated approach to the implementation of strategic objectives, and promote a customer-focused, high-functioning and collaborative Wellways culture.

About Wellways

We are a value-based organisation. We stand for Honesty, Acceptance, Fairness, Commitment, and Participation.

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a lived experience are encouraged to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment

To download a copy of the position description please visit the Careers page.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.