Executive Manager - Disability Programs

Executive Manager - Disability Programs

Job Title: Executive Manager - Disability Programs
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lismore & Far North Coast
Salary: Annual Salary $150k + Super + Bonus
Start Date: March 2019
Reference: 2854316a
Contact Name: Rebecca Robinson
Contact Email: rebecca@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: December 20, 2018 13:15

Job Description

Beaumont People are proud to be working with Social Futures to recruit their Executive Manager – Disability Programs.  Social Futures works to achieve social justice for regional Australians by supporting individuals, families and communities to take control and live well.  Servicing more than 80% of regional NSW, their programs and services provide support on housing and homelessness, youth and family services, inclusion and participation for people living with disability and the development of the community sector.

This is a contract role, continuity subject to funding.

Purpose of the position:  This is a senior strategic role charged with delivering an exceptional experience for people with disability and their support networks.  This role will lead sector transformational human services reform by helping deliver the best possible National Disability Insurance Scheme in regional NSW. 

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the delivery of a range of high quality, inclusive and responsive programs for people with disability and their support networks across the Social Futures footprint, primarily through delivery as an NDIS Partner delivering Local Area Coordination Services in Northern and Far West NSW and Ability Links NSW[KL1]
  • Ensuring service delivery is person centred, responsive and tailored to the needs of individuals and communities
  • Actively engaging, collaborating and partnering with stakeholders including business, government, other NGO’s and industry organisations to optimise outcomes for participants
  • Lead and develop a remote workforce to achieve team and strategic goals,
  • Supporting the development of funding submissions, potential mergers and acquisitions and business propositions for new and enhanced funding opportunities and partnerships
  • Oversee and contribute to the management of budgets and expenditure for your branch
In order to be successful in this role you will be required to meet the following essential criteria:
  1. Senior experience in the delivery of excellent human services in a busy and challenging environment
  2. Demonstrated experience in the evaluation, monitoring and continuous improvement of community service delivery
  3. Superior communication, networking and influencing skills with the ability to collaborate and negotiate internally and externally to deliver results for program participants and stakeholders
  4. Substantial experience in a senior leadership role including capacity to develop, support and motivate teams.
  5. Project Management experience including high level resource planning, budgeting and reporting
  6. Ability to work and support staff within a complex, ambiguous and changing environment
  7. Implementation and monitoring of quality assurance processes across participant programs, including managing risk and program evaluation
  8. Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline e.g. Social Work, Social Science, Psychology or Management
  9. Senior operational experience in the National Disability Insurance Scheme environment would be highly regarded.
To be successful in this position you will be required to complete a National Criminal History Check, hold a current Driver’s license and NSW Working with Children Check. 

Along with your resume, please include a cover letter that addresses your experience against the 9 essential selection criteria.

For further information please contact Rebecca Robinson on 02 9133 9322.

Beaumont People has been retained to recruit this role, please refer all enquiries to Rebecca at Beaumont People.