About the role
- Leading Community Services Organisation
- Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
- Professional development opportunities in a supportive environment
- The chance to make a genuine difference in people’s lives
- Full-time | Ongoing Position
- Based in Metro Melbourne (Preference to be based in Mount Waverley)
Uniting Carer Services delivers a range of government funded carer support and client assistance programs across multiple metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria locations. These programs provide flexible respite support, early intervention, social support, and carer assistance. In early 2020 a consortium was established to deliver the Department of Social Services newly funded Carer Gateway service. As one of seven successful providers in the consortium, Uniting developed and implemented an operating model and a specialised workforce for the provision of Carer Gateway services which commenced in April 2020.
Uniting has several new exciting leadership positions available in Carer Services with a vision of maximizing the opportunities into the future for Uniting as a lead Carer Services agency and to develop a more effective and sustainable service delivery model that will benefit employees, consumers and partners.
About the opportunity
Reporting to the Senior Manager Carer Services, the Manager Carer Gateway is responsible for ensuring carers are provided with high quality, consumer-centric services and support through a network of Carer Gateway Service Providers. The position leads a team of Team Leaders and Assessment and Planning Officers across Victoria and is required to have an excellent understanding of the Carer Gateway support service and Carer Gateway Consortia.
The position is a member of the Carer Services leadership team and will work collaboratively with the other members of this team to create consistent, effective structures and ways of working that enable the delivery of exceptional experiences, supports and services. The position will ensure compliance with all safety, quality, regulatory and contractual obligations and play a lead role in the Carer Gateway Consortia.
To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Bachelor level degree in a relevant professional discipline and demonstrated experience in a leadership role.
You will also have:
- Strong understanding needs of carers, clients and families, and service gaps
- Ability to manage programs/services, staff and budgets
- Demonstrated proactive approach to problem solving, innovative thinking and decision making
- Demonstrated ability to support change and improve agency and team culture
How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following
- Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
- Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
- Address the Core selection criteria in the position description
Please Apply Immediately – Interviews will commence upon receipt of applications.
Applications close July 30 2021
Get in touch
For further information get in touch with Melissa Hulston – Recruitment Lead
T: 0432 185 226
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
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About the organisation
How to apply
Please quote in application: Manager - Carer Gateway via Pro Bono Australia.