About the role
CareSouth, an NGO, based south of Sydney, is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer. CareSouth is a well-respected agency which works across the child and family continuum, especially in Out of Home Care and in the Disability area. It is a secular stand-alone agency with 8 offices throughout southern NSW.
The Board are committed to finding a new CEO to progress the work of the agency, and to continue the work of supporting the children, young people and adults whom CareSouth serves.
CareSouth seeks a CEO who deeply understands the human services sector, has experience in leading a child and/or client-focused organisation, and has the tenacity and passion to lead and inspire staff and carers.
To be successful in this position you will be an inspirational and capable leader who can deliver on the organisation’s values, vision and strategy, whilst driving evidence-based practice and performance. You will have high levels of energy, resilience and commitment.
This is an opportunity for an individual looking to lead a values-based organisation with a strong reputation into the future during a period of significant sector change.
About the organisation
Based in Southern and Western NSW and completely not-for-profit, CareSouth offers help in a number of ways – through Brighter Futures, Champions, Foster Care, Residential Care, Disability Services (NDIS) and Family Connections. CareSouth’s vision is to create a positive future for children, young people, individuals, families and communities by providing opportunities in which they can enhance their quality of life, and we are year 3 of our Strategic Plan.
With over 300 staff, 300 carers and more than one thousand clients, CareSouth operates from 8 sites throughout NSW.
Our turnover has grown to $26m, with assets of $10m and modest reserves we are keen to continue our sustained period of growth.
Recently re-accredited by the Office of the Children’s Guardian for five years, have won numerous awards including 2017 Shoalhaven and Illawarra Employer of Choice and Business of the Year in 2016 in the Shoalhaven, the first not for profit organisation to do so.
What makes CareSouth unique is our unwavering commitment to excellence. We are passionate about what we do to enhance the lives of those we work with. We seek to inspire each other and the communities in which we operate through excellence in service delivery and always doing what we say we will in a professional and compassionate way. We aim to be the agency of choice for families and volunteers.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer – CareSouth via Pro Bono Australia.