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Regional Manager Community Care - Tennant Creek

Barkly Regional Council

  • Full Time (38 hours per week)
  • Leading with Heart, Managing with Strategy
  • Earn $127K + 11% Super + 17.5% Leave Loading + Tennant Creek Zone Allowance $1.89 per hour + More!

About the Barkly Region

The Barkly Region covers more than 320,000 km2 stretching from the old Telegraph Station at Barrow Creek in the south to the historical droving township of Newcastle Waters in the north. Located approximately 1000km south of Darwin and 500km north of Alice Springs. Tennant Creek has a population of 3,252 and is the largest town in the region.

About us:

The Barkly Regional Council is the second-largest Local Government by land mass in Australia. The estimated population of the Barkly Regional Council is 6,316 spread over 7 communities (2 regional towns and 5 remote communities). Employing an average of 200 staff, of whom 63% are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, we are committed to delivering services for residents of the region.

About the Role:

The position of Regional Manager Community Care is a key position within the Community Development Directorate providing high-level operational and strategic support to the Director of Community Development as well as providing supervision and support to key operational staff.

The Regional Manager Community Care is responsible for the management of the Council’s funding reports of the Aged Care and NDIS programs, including the overall management and coordination of these programs.

This position requires a strong strategic management focus, and the determination to achieve results in a timely manner. The position also works with a range of community-based groups and uses consultative processes to effectively engage and involve stakeholders.

The Essentials:

  • Extensive experience in successfully managing Aged Care, NDIS, or similar roles.
  • Demonstrated experience in the reporting and ability to meet compliance requirements of Aged Care and NDIS.
  • Demonstrated experience using online programs such as E Tools, DEX, Medicare, PRODA, My Aged Care, and Centrelink.
  • Proven ability to oversee the financial management to achieve maximum benefit from all resources.
  • Strong computer skills including experience with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.

About You:

  • A clear communicator who can build positive relationships earning the trust and respect of their teams.
  • Be able to influence, motivate, and enable others to achieve personal goals and contribute to the organisations success.
  • Have excellent time management and problem solving skills.

The Finer Details:

  • Salary of $127.000 per annum ($2,442.26 gross per week).
  • Tennant Creek Zone Allowance of $1.8900 per ordinary hour worked.
  • 11% Superannuation.
  • Annual Leave of 6 weeks paid with 17.5% leave loading.
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Program.

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Need more information call our friendly reception on 08 8962 0000 today and ask for Gillian Molloy.

Barkly Regional Council requires that all applicants have a National Police Clearance. You will be required to provide a recent National Police Clearance prior to any offer of employment.

This position will require the applicant to be able to produce or be able to obtain a Working with Children check NT (OCHRE Card) prior to commencement with Barkly Regional Council.

Suitable applicants may be appointed during the application process.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all.

Any application from outside of Australia that does not clearly show that the applicant has full Australian working rights will be automatically rejected.

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