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Community Services Regional Manager - Victoria Daly Regional Council - Katherine

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  • Are you experienced in the delivery of aged care or NDIS services?
  • Fantastic opportunity to utilise your experience with a passionate regional council!
  • Attractive base salary circa $125,000 PLUS 11% super, accommodation, vehicle allowance & relocation assistance!

About the Organisation

The Victoria Daly Regional Council was formed as part of the Local Government reforms in the Northern Territory. Council Service Centres are located in Kalkaringi, Yarralin, Timber Creek, Pine Creek and Nauiyu.

With a vision to become a recognised leader within Australia's Local Government, Council's aim is to work towards developing a broad range of strategies that will help shape its vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement; assisting to build one of the most sustainable, vibrant and diverse regions in Australia. The Council strives to form partnerships that ensure strategic goals are met.

About the Opportunity

Victoria Daly Regional Council is now looking for a full-time Community Services Regional Manager to join their team in Katherine, NT.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of Aged and NDIS programs in the Victoria Daly Regional Council region, ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of programs in the region.

More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Provide strategic advice and support the CEO an Council on the delivering of Aged Care and NDIS programs;
  • Manage and implement all Aged Care and NDIS programs and budget according to the funding body's requirements;
  • Ensure programs are managed and executed successfully with services and compliance met;
  • Developing, managing and continuously improving programs within the Council
  • Establish and maintain links with appropriate community groups relevant to the activities of the Community Services Division;
  • Travel to surrounded remote communities when required; and
  • Other duties as directed by the CEO.

About You

To be successful in this role you will hold a tertiary qualification in Public Health, Public Policy, Social Planning, Aged Care or NDIS.

You will have demonstrated experience in a leadership role, as well as experience managing either aged care, NDIS services or a similar program.

An excellent communicator, you will have well developed interpersonal skills including the ability to build effective working relationships across all levels of stakeholders.

Experience working in remote areas is desirable, to enable you to work effectively within indigenous communities.

Please Note: A current Driver's Licence, Working with Children clearance and a criminal history check will be required prior to commencing in this role.

About the Benefits

By taking on this pivotal role, you will be joining an organisation that truly values its employees, and actively encourages training and further study.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package circa $125,000plus 11% super and an additional remote area allowance and $15,000 vehicle allowance.

Relocation costs up to $5,000 will be covered by council, to support you in moving to this beautiful part of the country!

Victoria Daly Regional Council offers a family friendly workplace, with fantastic working conditionsand benefits, plus you will enjoy fantastic job security within the Council sector.

If you are an experienced community services leader looking to join a friendly and welcoming regional council - Apply Now!

About Katherine

Where the outback meets the rainforest, Katherine is the Crossroads of Australia’s North. A region full of misty waterfalls, untouched gorges and some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory’s third largest town, on the banks of the Katherine River, lies just south of the world-renowned Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park).

Katherine is a thriving modern regional centre and services the areas of Pine Creek, Mataranka, Borooloola, Daly River and Timber Creek. The town itself provides ample opportunity for locals and tourists alike to experience sports, leisure and entertainment, with the population swelling during the dry season. Experience events like the Walking with Spirits Festival and the prestigious Katherine Show, or unwind and take a dip in the Katherine Hot Springs. With plenty of facilities, including a modern shopping complex and boutique stores, a hospital and schools, several sportsgrounds, as well as numerous parks and gardens and excellent fishing spots, there's plenty here to provide a comfortable living experience for all.

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