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Regional Manager - Goulburn

CareSouth
  • 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Who We Are

CareSouth is a local, community based organisation with a dynamic and bold vision to make a difference every day. Working across CareSouth’s locations, we seek to inspire each other and the communities in which we operate. Our purpose is to influence and support the safety, development and empowerment of children, young people, adults and communities. Having served the local community for over 20 years, we're looking for an inspirational and collaborative leader who can help us enhance and expand our operations within existing and new communities to meet rising need.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Executive Officer: Practice, this pivotal role will be responsible for the delivery of the strategic and operational objectives, leadership and service delivery of a range of programs across our locations, and will be based in Goulburn.

As Regional Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating a portfolio of community service programs including Permanency Support, Disability Services, Family Connections and Support Services.
  • Monitoring and exceeding standards of practice for each program area.
  • Identifying new service initiatives and scoping out growth opportunities, entailing program evaluation, business development and tender submissions.
  • Working with the leadership team to achieve our strategic direction.

The successful applicant will have:

  1. A demonstrated commitment to the safety of children, young people and people with a disability.
  2. A degree in human services or relevant management qualification.
  3. A broad knowledge of services for people with disabilities, vulnerable children, abuse trauma and neglect.
  4. Knowledge of Child Protection legislation, standards and mandatory reporting obligations.
  5. Knowledge of Disability Services and the NDIS
  6. The ability to think strategically and develop effective and practical solutions to complex problems.
  7. A proven ability to identify, collaborate, develop and implement creative and innovative service improvement strategies.
  8. High level communication skills both written and verbal.
  9. Excellent networking and key stakeholder engagement skills.
  10. A proven capacity to work in a high level leadership team.
  11. Willing to undergo a National Police Check and (NSW) Working with Children Check clearance and or (ACT) Working with Vulnerable People Card.

Desirable

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience at a senior management level in the community services sector. (Experience in Disability Services, Permanency Support, Early Intervention, Homelessness or Social Enterprise would be an advantage)
  2. Experience in change management and project delivery.
  3. Previous experience in a relevant field with children and/or families.

Do you want to be a part of something great?

At CareSouth, we know it’s our staff that make our organisation great. We want to reward that and be an organisation that you are proud to be a part of. We warmly welcome everyone, irrespective of their ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity, and believe that a diverse workforce is the reason we can delivering a high standard of care to our children, young people and families every day.

We are here to help you bring your best self to work, so you can take your best self home!

To recognise the work you do, we offer:

  • A compassionate, supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and determined.
  • 24/7 After Hours Call centre to allow you to leave work at work
  • Concessional leave, to be taken over the Christmas period
  • Salary packaging entitlements up to $15,899
  • Free, confidential and independent Employee Assistance Program
  • Tailored professional development pathways
  • 24/7 access to our online eLearning system

Please note that only applicants who are invited to an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: Positions are subject to a Working with Children/Vulnerable People clearance and satisfactory National Police Check.

How to apply

Please review the attached Position Description for a comprehensive overview of the role. Your application must include a copy of your updated resume and a cover letter (a maximum of two pages) addressing the Essential Criteria in the position description. You can submit your application on our Careers Page.

Enquiries to: Rebecca Ianni, People and Culture Business Partner 1300 554 260.

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