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Director Client Services - Child / Family Welfare

Johnson Recruitment
  • Take the lead in assigned strategic projects
  • Drive service delivery within a cultural excellence framework
  • $135K to $160K plus super, and NFP packaging

The Organisation:

Our client is the largest organisation of its type in Australia. It is the pre-eminent provider of a range of community services programs with a particular focus on services to vulnerable children, young people and families within their target community group.

The Role:

The Director of Client Services leads and provides high level supervision, professional development and support to their 3 direct reports to deliver high quality services. The position has responsibility for the effective delivery of client services in the North and West Divisions as well as the state-wide residential care program.

The Person:

Ideally you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or if not, have worked in an organisation serving the Aboriginal community. You must have demonstrated awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and shown a commitment to continually building knowledge of such, along with a high level of awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities.

In addition, it is essential you have:

  • Extensive experience in the child and family welfare field, the provision of services to statutory clients or a related area, and a sophisticated understanding of current issues and awareness of future directions
  • Extensive experience and a proven track record on the successful management, delivery and evaluation of programs in the child and family welfare field
  • Demonstrated capacity to negotiate and work constructively with funding bodies and other stakeholders and represent the organisation to a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant legislation, social and government policy and evidence-based research along with the capacity to inform government polices to enhance the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable community members

You must have, and continue to hold, a full Victorian Driver’s Licence and will be required to obtain a current employment working with children check card and undergo a police check. A degree qualification in Social Work or relevant area is preferred.

The Offer:

The salary on offer for this role is in the range $135K to $160K plus superannuation, offered as a full time, permanent position. In addition, attractive PBI/NFP packaging is available.

How to Apply:

If you have exceptional skills in the above areas and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please make an application by clicking Apply Now to submit your resume and cover letter in Word format. To confidentially discuss this role further, please feel free to call Lauren Sadler (9946 7326) or Barry Vienet (9946 7321) from Johnson Recruitment.

This is a retained, exclusive assignment and any direct applications or referrals will be forwarded to Johnson Recruitment.

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