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Senior Manager, Aged Care

Northside Community Service

About the Organisation

Northside Community Service is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation. We’ve been supporting our community in North Canberra – and beyond – since 1976. We’re a progressive and modern community organisation that embraces diversity, social justice and advocacy for those in our community whose voices are often unheard.

Northside supports young children through our high-quality early education services, children and young people through our youth programs and family support services, older citizens through our aged care services and support programs, and the wider community through our housing, community development, outreach and volunteer programs.

About the role

Northside now has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Manager (Aged Care) to join their team in Canberra on a full-time, ongoing basis.

Reporting to the Executive Director (Operations), the role will be responsible for ensuring Northside’s Aged Care program is meeting or exceeding legal, regulatory, quality and funding requirements.

The key responsibilities and duties for the role will include (but not be limited to):

  • Lead and manage the relevant program teams to achieve Northside’s strategic outcomes.
  • Ensure that all teams are provided with the supervision, support, knowledge, skills, and resources they require to safely and effectively perform their roles.
  • Ensure that the relevant program areas are meeting quality and compliance requirements (specifically, Aged Care Quality Standards and other relevant instruments).

For full list of responsibilities and duties, please refer to the Northside Job Vacancies website.

About You

To be considered for this position you will need to meet the following criteria (but not limited to):

  • Relevant Bachelor level degree in Aged Care, Community Services or a relevant sector.
  • Demonstrated substantial experience (5 years plus) as a senior leader in Aged Care, community services, or similar field.
  • Demonstrated effective people leadership including the management of workplace culture, performance issues, complaints, and issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing funding applications, business plans and reports.

About the Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to bring your Aged Care leadership skills to a passionate not-for-profit organisation that's improving the lives of people across North Canberra.

Northside is offering an attractive negotiable salary and salary packaging benefits.

You would also benefit from salary packaging options and highly flexible work arrangements, to suit your needs. Free car parking is also available on-site.

Employment with Northside

Northside Community Service is a child-safe organisation. The recruitment process will include questions related to previous workplace performance and understanding of child safety requirements, including Mandatory Reporting requirements and Northside’s obligations under the ACT’s Reportable Conduct Scheme. Successful candidates will be required to undergo screening (Working with Vulnerable People Card and National Police Check) to ensure their suitability to work in child-safe environments.

Northside takes a strong approach to the safety of our team, and those we work with. During the recruitment process, you will be informed about Northside’s approach to safety and asked about your own understanding of managing risk and safety. Successful candidates will be given a thorough induction that will include information and guidance on Northside’s approaches to safety.

Northside Community Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities and LGBTIQA communities.

A copy of the position description is available below.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop new skills & advance your career with an organisation that champions diversity, choice & innovation. Make a positive difference - Apply Now!

Confidential enquiries may be made by contacting Liam McNicholas (Executive Director, Operations) on 02 6171 8000 or emailing hr@northside.asn.au, using the subject line: Senior Manager, Aged Care enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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