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NDIS Manager - Victoria Daly Regional Council - Katherine

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  • Are you an experienced individual passionate about disabilities services and helping others?
  • Join a dedicated team of people overseeing the NDIS program in remote Indigenous communities throughout the Katherine region!
  • Enjoy an attractive salary circa $105,914 – $114,061 PLUS super and salary sacrificing options!
  • Remote Area Allowance and Relocation Assistance on offer!

Who we are

Our vision is to be a leader within the Australian Local Government and develop a broad range of strategies that will help shape our vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement. We also aim to build one of the most sustainable, vibrant and diverse regions in Australia. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expanding throughout the Katherine Region providing ongoing disability services and support to Indigenous communities, we are proud to be a key driver of this program. This is an opportunity for you to take the helm of this expansion and deeply and positively impact the everyday lives of individuals within those communities.

Driving a person-centred and practice delivery model to delivery services, you will support and deliver on the individual needs and wishes of the community.

An opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Indigenous Australians

Victoria Daly Regional Council is now looking for a dedicated full-time NDIS Manager to join their team.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, your key responsibility will be to oversee the leadership and management of the NDIS program, ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of the program in the region. You will be working out of Katherine, with frequent travel out to communities.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Managing, leading and developing high-performing teams that are appropriately staffed with systems in place for professional development and performance management;
  • Ensuring compliance, assisting in the planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of all NDIS services and ensuring they are implemented following contractual requirements;
  • Investigating and accessing areas of social needs within the community and planning effective responses when required or directed by the Regional Manager or Chief Executive Officer; and
  • Ensuring that all relevant proposals or decisions of government and their agencies affecting the areas of NDIS are monitored and appropriate action taken and information provided to the CEO and Council

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What we need from you

Victoria Daly Regional Council is looking for a warm and highly empathetic individual with tertiary qualifications in Aged Care/Disability, Finance, Management or similar, and 3 – 5 years of demonstrated experience working in the NDIS sector managing and monitoring NDIS programs.

To succeed in this role, you will be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the proven ability to effectively develop and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders, including all levels of governments and the communities that you will be looking after.

You are also required to have the skills to manage and support high-quality service delivery, achieving and maintaining registration and accreditation, strategic planning, financial management, business planning, staff mentoring, coaching and supervision.

As you will have a diverse and innovative team reporting to you, you must have the skills to lead, manage and develop staff from different cultural backgrounds. Working effectively with the team, you will be contributing to an innovative and positive working environment that motivates and supports people to do their best work.

Although not essential, previous experience and knowledge of eTools is highly advantageous.

Please Note: before commencement in this role, it is a requirement that you have a First Aid Certificate, an open Driver’s Licence (preferably manual), an OCHRE card and have completed a Criminal History Check. As you will be working with vulnerable and at-risk people, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

In return for your dedication and hard work

By taking on this challenging but rewarding role, you will be joining an organisation that truly values its people and strives to make a difference in the lives of others for the better.

In return for the work you will be doing, you will receive an attractive salary package circa $105,914 – $114,061 (dependent on experience) plus 10% super, salary sacrificing options and Remote Area Allowance of $1,039 per annum.

You will also receive fantastic benefits such as relocation assistance of up to $5,000 to help you move to this beautiful part of the country!

We area family-friendly organisation with ongoing job security and stability within the Council sector.

If you are a dedicated NDIS Manager wanting to make a real difference in the lives of Indigenous Australians, this is the opportunity for you - Apply Now!

Australia's treasure

Where the outback meets the rainforest, Katherine is the crossroads of the North. A region full of misty waterfalls, untouched gorges and some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory’s third-largest town, on the banks of the Katherine River, lies just south of the world-renowned Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park).

Katherine is a thriving modern regional centre and services Pine Creek, Mataranka, Borooloola, Daly River and Timber Creek. The town itself provides ample opportunity for locals and tourists to experience sports, leisure and entertainment, with the population swelling during the dry season. Experience events like the Walking with Spirits Festival and the prestigious Katherine Show, or unwind and take a dip in the Katherine Hot Springs. With plenty of facilities, including a modern shopping complex and boutique stores, a hospital and schools, several sports grounds, as well as numerous parks and gardens and excellent fishing spots, there's plenty here to provide a comfortable living experience for all.

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