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Regional Manager - Country - Whyalla


The Opportunity

As the Regional Manager, you will be responsible for the leadership and operational management of a portfolio of services within the Northern Country Region. In this influential role, you will ensure that the development and delivery of Mental Health Services will maximise outcomes throughout Recovery Oriented models of care.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, supervision and support to staff, including reflective practice supervision
  • Lead and coordinate projects or areas of work within the Workforce Development
  • Monitor and lead the achievement and program performance and KPI’s
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with funders, government, non-government agencies and other key stakeholders
  • Ensure all requirements of funding and service agreements are met

You will bring to the role your expertise and passion, and will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Community Services, Social Work or equivalent and extensive experience in the Community Services sector (essential).
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mental Health (desirable)
  • Significant experience in working in a human/health services setting and knowledge of a range of appropriate models of interventions
  • Significant experience managing and leading teams in the human services/health sector

You will be an influential leader with high-level communication skills, including networking and negotiating, and ability to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships. You will possess a current DHS Screening, and Current SA’s Drivers Licence.

About UnitingSA

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.

Culture and Benefits

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an online video interview, this will not disadvantage any candidates who wish to apply with us.

To view the Job Description and apply, please click Apply Now.

Leah Costanzo
Recruitment Officer
lcostanzo@unitingsa.com.au, using the subject line: Regional Manager - Country - Whyalla enquiry via EthicalJobs

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