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Senior Manager, Clinical Governance

  • Western Suburbs, SA

UnitingSA is a community based organisation with a vision for a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish. With over 1,000 staff and a turnover circa $100m, this vibrant and important organisation stands alongside and helps over 15,000 people a year with a range of aged care, disability, mental health, child development, family support and employment services.

Reporting to the Executive Manager, Strategy, People and Assurance, this role is responsible for leading the implementation of the UnitingSA’s Quality, Safety and Clinical Governance (QSCG) Framework and supporting the enterprise-wide alignment of practices across all disciplines and services. The role provides centralised line-of-sight to the Executive, CEO and Board to ensure safe, high quality service provision.

Responsibilities include:

  • To oversee QSCG capacity building activities to ensure that all Managers (operational and corporate) understand QSCG and build their skills and confidence in undertaking appropriate quality activities.
  • Ensure the development and review of Clinical Governance systems, documents and processes and the collection of all relevant data to measure deliverables and evaluate the delivery of services.
  • Provide a central line-of-sight and coordination function for all quality, safety and clinical governance activities (with particular focus on Aged Care and NDIS) including a master accreditation and compliance register. Ensure that all QSCG, accreditation and compliance risks are identified and resolved.

Applications are encouraged from qualified professionals with proven experience in a comparable clinical and governance leadership role. With expertise in consumer-directed care, with an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in clinical practice.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a highly respected South Australian entity with a proud history and a mission to embrace the next chapter with passion and professionalism. An attractive remuneration package, including vehicle will be offered to secure a high calibre appointment.

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.

Applications should be addressed to Chris Wood for a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8440 2202.

A position description is attached.

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