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Program Manager (Aged Care). 12 month contract - Dandenong


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Job Description:


About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 6,100 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each person's individual needs and goals. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.


About the Role
This is an attractive 12 month, full-time opportunity based primarily in our LWB Dandenong centre, with responsibility for overseeing an existing structured operational and strategic growth plan with clearly identified key bench marks.
It will draw upon strong operational leadership skills and the ability to build sustainable growth throughout the region. As the program evolves, travel throughout the region engaging in community facing work such as working with potential clients and providers within the community will be required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join and have an influence in a high performing team looking to achieve positive results in a dynamic and evolving services sector.


Key Responsibilities
  • Through 5 direct reports oversee the management of service delivery teams (circa 40 staff) within the Disability and Aged care sectors and actively seek & ensure growth of business development opportunities within aged care services to increase support to people and respond to changing needs.
  • Continue to build and develop high performing teams to deliver innovative consumer directed programs ensuring quality services, staff satisfaction and positive client outcomes within budget, in alignment with planned strategy and fulfilling client needs.
  • Develop and enhance operational and administrative systems and procedures to support the effective management of the programs
  • Through strong leadership ensure the program delivers a consistent standard of quality in accordance with regulations, legislation and standards and managing risk issues appropriately
  • Manage strengthen and promote all stakeholder and partner relationships in a respectful, collaborative and effective manner to ensure with positive outcomes for the people we partner with and support.

Skills & Experience
  • Demonstrated ability in embedding existing strategies or creating and leading growth initiatives
  • Practical experience and SME in the evolving structure of Aged Care Services and NDIS; embracing the principles and focus on customer choice and control
  • An innovative personal style and approach and eagerness to contribute to and thrive in a progressive and values driven organisation within an individualised funding model
  • Ability to influence outcomes through strong leadership and empowerment of teams
  • Strong advocacy for change and willingness to harness new opportunities to embed current and new systems and processes
  • Strategic thinking, operational excellence and focus on continuous improvement
  • Significant experience in Disability and/or Aged Care services
  • Degree qualification in Human Services or related discipline. Qualifications within business/strategy not required but preferred

Benefits
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Be part of a high performing and innovative leadership team
  • Attractive remuneration package with excellent tax benefits

How to apply


Please Note the role commences 8th April 2019 and ceases 9th April 2020. To apply please include your resume and covering letter in one document, click 'Apply' and follow the prompts. For any enquiries contact recruitment@lwb.org.au.

Applications Close Wednesday Midnight February 13th 2019
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Job ID:

7827

Location:

, Vic,

Title:

Program Manager (Aged Care). 12 month contract - Dandenong

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

11.02.2019