Executive Manager - Care and Support Services | (DAF-203)

Executive Manager - Care and Support Services | (DAF-203)

31 Aug

31 Aug



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- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Insurance services
- Parental leave

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The Role

Centacare has been providing disability support to the community for more than 30 years. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Manager is a pivotal senior leadership role at Centacare, responsible for the management, service development and efficient operation of the Care and Support Services Unit.

The Care and Support Services (CaSS)

unit provides a range of services across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia including Day Options, In Home Support, Supported Independent Living and My Aged Care.

This position will suit an accomplished and astute executive with the strategic thinking, leadership, financial acumen, interpersonal and consultative skills necessary for success.

What you need to bring


- Tertiary qualification(s) in health, social services and/or business
- High level strategic leadership experience with the ability to lead, develop and implement Unit wide strategy
- Experience leading a large and diverse Unit towards a common client centred goal
- Ability to undertake high level financial analysis to ensure accurate budgets are forecast and managed
- Experience in fostering high level stakeholder relationships and actively participation in Sector wide advocacy
- The ability to lead and manage Unit wide projects to ensure that established outcomes are achieved
- Ability to manage change and drive forward strategies and objectives in a participant focused environment
- Proven experience at a senior leadership level,

and in promoting and developing teamwork and an effective work environment
- Extensive experience in initiating, planning and implementing projects in complex environments
- Experience in development and implementation of policies and procedures
- Demonstrated success relating to tender writing and grant submissions
- An understanding and working knowledge of best practice Human Resources Management
- Excellent interpersonal and consultative skills
- Ability to effectively navigate various forms of technology/ software
- Valid NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC)
- Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check
- Ability to travel between sites
- On-call responsibilities may be required as per individual program(s) needs
- Ability to do some work outside of standard hours when required

- Ability to comply with Centacare Policy COVID-19 Vaccination requirements


- Management experience in a not-for-profit setting
- Membership with a relevant professional association

What's in it for you

- Attractive remuneration package
- Work with a highly skilled and committed leadership team
- Quality accredited and reputable organisation
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 6 weeks parental leave for primary carer and 2 weeks for secondary carer
- Study leave for ongoing employees
- Health insurance discounts with Bupa

Who we are

Each year, we support more than 30,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, operating within a strong ethical framework. We are client focused and provide support regardless of race, economic circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief or ethnic background.

Centacare is a Child Safe, Quality Accredited Organisation and is a registered NDIS provider. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients and maintains our reputation as a great place to work.

To learn more about us, click on the following links:

Centacare Catholic Family Services - Our Story

Disability Services

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this role as outlined in the position description.

To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Liam Connelly, Executive Manager, on 08 8215 6821.

Applications close 5pm on Monday, 28 August 2023.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible; applications will be shortlisted as received and the job advertisement may close without notice.

Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

With respect, no agencies please.

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