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Executive Director of Aged Care Services

Community Services #1

Based at Narrabundah, ACT with travel to ACT and surrounds. This may include within the Riverina and Southern NSW.

Are you ready to provide high level and passionate leadership to ensure Community Services #1 provides high-quality aged care services to our valued mature clients and support that assists our clients live their best independent lives?

Have you established a reputation as an aged care specialist?

Do you have a track record for leading service delivery improvements through inspirational workforce leadership and innovative program service delivery? If so, read on!

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is seeking a highly credentialed Aged Care Services Executive Director with specialist expertise and track record of successful program service delivery within the Aged Care Sector. The successful applicant will thoroughly review CS#1’s existing Aged Care Services and benchmark these against other service providers at a time of significant change and opportunity within the aged care sector. The successful applicant will inform how CS#1 can ensure its aged care services are high quality and meet Aged Care Quality Standards, and that the services are financially sustainable and supported by an appropriately skilled workforce and required operational support infrastructure.

About the role:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Director of Aged Care Service has two overarching priorities:

  • Leadership and Management of CS#1 Aged Care Services Program and Workforce to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality aged care services in a cost-effective, accountable, and time-efficient manner.
  • Preparation and implementation of an Aged Care Services Business and Workforce Plan identifying opportunities for service delivery improvement and growth and ensuring CS#1 effectively anticipates and is well prepared to accommodate Aged Care Reform requirements.

To be successful in this role:

To be successful in the Executive Director of Aged Care Services role, you will have a strong record of achievement within the Aged Care Services Sector with extensive leadership and management of Aged Care Services Programs. You will also have a strong understanding of the Aged Care Reforms requirements and associated Aged Care Service delivery challenges and opportunities.

You will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar role
  • National Police Check
  • ACT Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current driver licence and car
  • High level and extensive strategic leadership and change management success with large scale change management and service development
  • Demonstrated experience managing in a complex client service environment with a focus on risk management, regulatory compliance, and best practice service delivery
  • High level stakeholder management and business acumen
  • Record of achievement in leading and managing large diverse teams including workforce planning, succession management, supervision, engagement, performance management, coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to write effective business and risk management plans, reports, tenders, and submissions.

Executive Director of Aged Care Services rewards:

  • Fixed-term full-time position (76 hours/fortnight), based in Narrabundah, with travel across the ACT and within the Riverina and Southern NSW. The term end date is 28 June 2024 with the possibility of extension
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 – Level 8
  • Annual salary negotiable based on skills and experience for the right candidate
  • Generous salary packaging arrangements that can provide up to $18,550 of your gross pay tax free - for a variety of eligible expense items
  • Portable Long Service Leave
  • Free Car Parking at Head Office
  • Laptop
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Online learning management system with access to thousands of courses on professional development, wellbeing, and compliance
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Access through our wellbeing program to a suite of financial, physical, emotional and mental well-being resources such as discounted gym memberships, private health cover and free flu vaccinations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.

About Community Services #1

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is a profit for purpose organisation, in the ACT and surrounding NSW regions. Our 200+ employees and volunteers make a difference in the daily lives of the people and families we support through our services designed to meet community needs.

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate, and vibrant people who share our vision. We love people who thrive on giving back, who are solution focused, collaborative and truly believe that together we are better.

Come and join us, bring your ideas and determination to make a difference and together we can create positive long-lasting change.

CS#1 encourages the submission of early applications as we review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role as applications are received.

For more information about our recruitment process, please call Linda (People and Culture Coordinator) on 02 6126 4736.

For more information about the position, please call Simon Bennett, Chief Executive Officer on 02 6126 4708.

A position description is attached.

Community Services #1 acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work.

We pay our respect to their Elders – past, present, and emerging. We recognise their contribution to creating a thriving community through the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Australia’s First Peoples.

Our commitment

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging means enabling people to bring their full self to work, promoting a human centred, psychologically healthy, and safe environment underpinned by social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging throughout our employee lifecycle.

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