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At Royal Far West, we believe that every child has the right to access the services they need to thrive and grow, no matter where they live. From our base opposite Manly beach in Sydney, we provide multidisciplinary health and wellbeing services for children from rural and remote Australia with developmental, behavioural, learning and mental health difficulties. Through our range of programs and innovative service delivery models we are changing the landscape for health services in Australia.
We are passionate about working with our rural and remote children, their families and local service providers to provide high quality services and support that changes trajectories. In joining our dynamic and growing team, you will help us expand and innovate to support over 100,000 country kids to access the care they need and realise their potential.
Royal Far West is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Royal Far West’s Paediatric Developmental Program (PDP) provides specialist assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children from country NSW with complex developmental needs. The PDP program runs from our on-site Centre for Country Kids in Manly, supported by telehealth where appropriate. A large multi-disciplinary clinical team works alongside the Royal Far West School, recreation program and guest house to provide an integrated, wholistic service model for families who require specialist support that they cannot otherwise access locally. Families stay for a week and access a range of health services, education, parenting support and respite. It is a unique and valued program that provides life changing support for hundreds of families each year.
Reporting to the Head of Programs, the Program Manager - PDP is responsible for the planning and delivery of the PDP, in line with RFW’s strategic direction, ensuring the program is tracking in line with budget, is well resourced and delivering an evidence based, clinically effective service. RFW is currently undertaking a widescale review of this program and the Program Manager - PDP will have the unique opportunity to work with the clinical redesign team to influence and shape the program and optimise its impact.
Desirable criteria for the role:
The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Working with Children Check.
This role has been identified as a Category A employee and requires protection against vaccine specified preventable diseases (forms will be provided for successful applicants)
Located in beautiful Manly, we can be accessed by bus, ferry or car.
For more information go to https://www.royalfarwest.org.au/contact/
A attractive commercial equivalent package of $130,000 - $140,000 (including 9.5% superannuation and salary packaging (SP) benefits) depending on experience. Please note the SP amount is an estimate and may change depending on your tax deductions.
Salary packing allows part of your wages to be paid as a reimbursement of your personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money. In effect, part of your wage is paid tax free each pay day.
For more information go to: https://www.salary.com.au
Work life balance
At Royal Far West we acknowledge the diverse commitments of our employees outside of work and can offer flexible working arrangements to accommodate the needs of these individuals.