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Assistant Regional Director - South

Anglicare Victoria
  • Work with an organisation that is seen as a sector leader in children, youth and family services
  • Belong to a senior leadership team that makes a difference through innovation, service delivery, and excellence
  • Join a growing and dynamic organisation committed to working with vulnerable children youth and families 

Why Choose Anglicare Victoria?

As a sector leader in children, youth, and family services, we're not just setting the bar; we're redefining it. Join a senior leadership team that thrives on making a difference through innovation, service delivery, and excellence.

Be part of a dynamic organisation committed to the growth and empowerment of vulnerable children, youth, and families. Our continued expansion means we're investing in 5 new Assistant Director (AD) roles, and we want you to be a part of this exciting chapter.

You will join an award-winning organisation that has led major changes to the system including the acclaimed Home Stretch Reform, the Compass Social Impact Bond, and scaled new approaches for families at risk. We hope you will be a part of our continued journey towards improvement, innovation, and reform across the sector for our clients. 

About the role: 

As an Assistant Director you’ll form part of the regions Senior Leadership Team, working with the Regional Director to manage the operational aspects of specific service delivery areas including Out of Home Care, Residential Care and Quality and Administration. This position covers our southern region with offices in Dandenong, Frankston, Pakenham and Rosebud.

You will be responsible for delivering high quality and responsive services against our operational requirements and developing these services in line with the overall Anglicare Victoria (AV) Strategy. We want you to bring your operational and managerial skills, a committed and compassionate approach, and a growth mindset with a strategic intent, to improve the lives of vulnerable children youth and families in Victoria. 

Please download the full position description here: Download File Assistant Director PD CS SM ICB 112023 V1.0.pdf 

About our ideal candidate:

  • High levels of emotional intelligence so you can lead with empathy.
  • An engaging, warm, and personable approach to leadership.
  • Experienced in leading large teams across varied portfolios.
  • You will bring a comprehensive understanding and experience in the human service delivery system, with particular reference to Child Protection, Out of Home Care, and relevant theoretical frameworks and evidence-based models relating to children and young people.
  • Exceptional Leadership capability in respect to people, performance and outcomes in both internal operations and the delivery of great outcomes.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.
  • Capacity to foresee, manage and resolve service, financial and human resource issues at a local level and in line with organisational policies, standards and expectations proactively and expertly.

What makes this such a great role for you:

This is a career defining opportunity to join one of Victoria’s leading organisation’s that has led major change to the system through its services and impact, and is an opportunity for you to be a part of our continued journey in working and servicing the needs of vulnerable children youth and families.

As an Assistant Director at AV you’ll receive:

  • A total salary package of $170,000 to $175,000.
  • Access to Salary Packaging of up to $15,900.
  • Access to discounted health insurance and other retail discounts.
  • Access to AV’s suite of Health and Wellbeing benefits, such as our Well Worth It! Program, EIP and EAP.

What our people say- “AV is an organisation where if you want to challenge yourself or explore opportunities, you don’t have to leave to do that. There are so many great people, programs and services, so it’s an organisation where you have great conditions for growth and development”.

Ready to take the next step:

All you need to do is click APPLY wherever you see this advertisement. You will be taken to our careers page where you can simply “Apply for this job” over on the right-hand side.

To support your application, please provide us with a resume, along with a 1-page cover letter that describes you, your approach to leadership and anything else that you feel might add value to your application and set you apart.

As part of the selection process, we’ll conduct a 3-stage interview process including face to face interview, Psychometric testing and a final face to face catch-up.

We may reach out during the advertising period to discuss your application in more detail and ask some further questions. We would also invite you to do the same. Please contact Paul Ridley, Recruitment Specialist by phone on 03 9412 6078 or email [email protected] using the subject line: Assistant Regional Director - South enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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