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Director of Services - Blacktown

OzChild

It is no longer good enough for a child to only get what is available. We strive to give a child what is needed and what the evidence says works” Dr Lisa Griffiths, CEO

Sometimes in life the opportunity to be part of something special comes along and you have to grab it. This is one of those times!

We are looking for an experienced and exceptional leader to fill the role of Director of Services NSW. This is your chance to work in an organisation that is breaking new ground in service provision in Australia. OzChild is the largest provider of evidence-based programs in the child protection sector in Australia, providing a range of programs that improve family functioning, problem behaviour in both children and adults, drug use, mental ill health, and domestic and family violence.

Responsible for our service delivery in NSW you will lead robust evidence-based programs such as Functional Family Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy – Child Abuse and Neglect and Treatment Foster Care Oregon and successfully engage with sector partners and stakeholders at all levels to deliver positive outcomes for children, young people and their families.

Our vision is that all children are safe, respected, nurtured and reach their full potential.

Come on a journey with us of continuous learning where you can live your own values at work and are free to be who you are to do your best work.

Please visit our website for further information about who we are, our work, our evidence-based programs and to review our annual reports https://www.ozchild.org.au/

Reporting to the Executive Director of Services & Practice, the Director of Services NSW will:

  • Provide leadership to approx. 70 employees across 10 teams.
  • Explore opportunities to broaden OzChild’s service delivery across NSW in line with the organisation’s strategic priorities.
  • Optimise our strategic relationships with key stakeholders and partners.
  • Use and facilitate evidence-based decision making.
  • Build the OzChild profile and set us up for success.

Who are we looking for?

  • A thought leader with a mix of people leadership, operational leadership and business skills
  • Post graduate studies in a relevant area will be highly regarded
  • Expertise in a similar role or organisation in the not-for-profit sector
  • Strategic and passionate leadership
  • Highly developed communication skills and ability to engage people at all levels
  • Experience in the delivery of evidence-based program advantageous.

This is a pivotal leadership role directing the work of the organisation to fulfil its goal of sustained and continued growth. It is a Director role that will suit a progressive leader with a collaborative and inclusive approach wanting to drive innovative and disruptive solutions.

Salary Package would be $ 170,000 circa which is including of super, salary packaging & car / car allowance

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include in your application: a cover letter outlining your relevant experience as well as your motivation for applying and an up-to-date curriculum vitae.

For a confidential discussion about the role contact Jenny Cobby, Senior Manager People & Culture on (03) 9695 2285 or by email jcobby@ozchild.org.au using the subject line: Director of Services - Blacktown enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Position Description and candidate pack will be sent upon request

Applications will be assessed, and candidates phone screened as applications arrive. We anticipate first round interviews will occur in July and will be conducted in NSW.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples’ cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTQIA+ communities.

OzChild is a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from all forms of abuse, bullying, exploitation, and neglect, and to creating environments in all our programs and services where children are safe and feel safe.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID vaccination status. To be successful, you will be required to meet our Safety Screening requirements, including police checks and a valid WWCC for NSW.

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