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Program Manager - Disability Services

Better Health Network
  • Job Reference No V0307

The Program Manager Disability Services, provides direction and accountability for an NDIS funded, Day Program for persons with a disability in the Client Services portfolio. This role is responsible for ensuring that strategic priorities and operational objectives are integrated and aligned in all planning activities and program goals. Developing, implementation and evaluating the range of programs within this portfolio.


  • Support, coach and assist direct reports to effectively manage their direct reports.
  • Developing, implementation and evaluating the range of programs within this portfolio.
  • Maintain and further develop collaborative and effective relationships with stakeholders, peak industry bodies, volunteers, staff and clients.
  • Provide effective leadership and management oversight for a dedicated team of professional staff in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based services.
  • Drive program growth and development, including evaluation of the range of programs within this portfolio.
  • Support strategic and operational planning.
  • Ensure high-quality service delivery and client experience.

Requirements and Attributes

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in disability, community services, or related field.
  • Highly desirable - post graduate qualifications in Business, Health, or related field.
  • Experience in disability service leadership and program management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to innovate and adapt in a changing environment.
  • Commitment to BHN values

Benefits and Perks

  • Work life balance friendly leave– parental leave, purchased leave & leave loading.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program - support and assistance for you and your partner at those times in life when you need it most.
  • NFP tax- free salary packaging amount up to $18,550 per annum – to use tax free towards mortgage, rent, credit card, school fees and groceries.

What makes BHN tick?

Better Health Network (BHN) encompasses more than 22 locations and has over 800 staff work in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver health and disability outcomes. BHN is a responsive and agile community health service, providing a wide range of healthcare, social support, disability, and welfare services for all members of the community. BHN provides services spanning all periods of life including specialist childhood, youth, and aged care services. In achieving its vision of health and wellbeing for all, BHN is guided by our distinct service principles which include working with people and communities to achieve their health goals, understanding the context in which people live their lives, providing friendly, affordable, and holistic service.

If this role is the one you’ve been looking for click Apply now! Interviews will be held immediately on shortlisting.

For information about the role and position description, please contact George Robinson, Director Dental, Children, Family and Disability Support at [email protected] using the subject line: Program Manager - Disability Services enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be complete. These will include reference checking, a national criminal history and right to work check, proof of vaccinations and a working with children check.

Better Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and LGBTI+ communities.

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