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Chief Executive Officer | Connect CFS

Chief Executive Officer | Connect CFS

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer | Connect CFS
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Executive Search
Reference: 3272732
Contact Name: Liska Turner
Contact Email: liska@beaumontpeople.com.au

Job Description

Connect Child and Family Services (Connect) is a multifaceted service organisation delivering a range of services to over 1,200 families and 1,600 children in Sydney’s Nepean, Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains and Lithgow regions. Its programs encompass support, Early Childhood Education, Community Based Child and Family support, Nepean and Western Sydney transition to school, Disability, Play therapy and Little Possums Aboriginal play therapy and mentor program in Western Sydney.
  
The board views Connect and its contribution to the region as an important community asset and as such, on top of the service delivery and number of families supported, Connect prides itself in being a significant employer in the region, allowing professionals to live and work in a beautiful environment.
  
With Connect’s strong financial position and reputation, the incoming CEO has the opportunity to build on recent initiatives and gains, while leading the organisation into its next period of strategic growth (both service and financial). This will require analysis of strategic initiatives, workforce development and building strong relationships with the community and benefactors.
  
To be successful you will bring:  
  • Prior experience as a CEO or senior executive of a Not-For-Profit organisation with qualifications and a background across a diverse range of programs in the Human Services sector, ideally with a strong understanding of child and family development issues.
  • Demonstrated strategic and courageous leadership where the organisation and staff thrive, grow and meet community needs in environments of change and challenge.
  • Experience working with a skills based Board, as well as demonstrated knowledge of best practice for corporate governance, risk, quality standards and compliance.
  • Strategic thinking, with an entrepreneurial focus including the ability to identify new opportunities, and plan, trial, learn and implement in an efficient manner in an NDIS and fee for service environment.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders and strong, strategic cross disciplinary collaborations with government, business and philanthropy.
  • Experience managing the complexities of diverse, multi-disciplinary service provision in an organisation with a large geographical footprint.  
Please note that all child related positions at Connect Child and Family Services are subject to the Working with Children Check.  The CEO position is also subject to a clear NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  
This role is located in Hazelbrook, Blue Mountains with a blend of office and remote work.  
  
APPLICATION PROCESS
  
We are excited to hear from you about this opportunity and look forward to receiving your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role and how your experience will deliver on the key outcomes.
  
To request an information pack please email Liska Turner on liska@beaumontpeople.com.au
  
Applications close 23 June 2021.
  
To submit an application please click APPLY. Applications will be assessed on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  
Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.

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