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Manager - Child & Family

Manager - Child & Family

Job Title: Manager - Child & Family
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hurstville, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary & NFP benefits
Reference: BBBH743_1596785639
Contact Name: Jessica Lewy
Contact Email: jessica@orchardtalent.com.au
Job Published: August 07, 2020 17:42

Job Description

About the Company

The Benevolent Society (TBS) is a not-for profit and non-religious organisation that has helped people, families and communities achieve positive change since 1813. Through their advocacy and work with older Australians, children and families, and people with different abilities, TBS lives and breathes their vision to create a best life for all Australians. In this space, people matter. The skills and passion of their workforce drive the consumer experience and positive outcomes for the people and communities they work with. With 1,600 employees, over 600 volunteers, and plans for growth, TBS is operating in a sector undergoing substantial reform underpinned by changes to funding arrangements that provide greater consumer choice.

The Opportunity

Due to internal progression an opportunity has become available for an experienced Manager to lead a team within Sydney's South East. With operational management of TBS's various intensive Child and Family case management and support programs within the region, the Manager will lead a team of 44 FTE and 6 direct Team Leader reports. This role will be based out of the Hurstville and Liverpool offices.

Reporting to the Director Operations, Child and Family - Central Sydney, the Manager Child and Family will:

  • Work closely with the operational team and have responsibility for service delivery by understanding the scope and breadth of the programs
  • Engage closely with a variety of external stakeholders to advocate, look for growth and business development opportunities to meet community needs
  • Drive policy development to improve services with the ability to lead the organisations strategic direction through these programs.

About You

As an experienced Manager, or Senior Manager (5+ years), you will possess:

  • Strong leadership and people management skills with proven ability to build and develop a high performing team
  • A track record within governance and managing the performance of multiple government contracts
  • Experience in budget management
  • A thorough understanding of Child and Family practice frameworks within Child Protection and Intensive Family Preservation practices
  • Proven ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholder relationships, each requiring individual approaches
  • The ability to manage high levels of risk and crisis in a calm and assured manner
  • A Degree in a related Human Services, Psychology or Social Sciences

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity to join an award-winning organisation that lives and breathes their vision to create a best life for all Australians. As an employer of over 1,500 people, this organisation will provide you with opportunities to further develop your career within a supportive environment. You will also receive a competitive salary with NFP salary packaging benefits.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please call Jessica Lewy on (02) 9157 6215 or email jessica@orchardtalent.com.au. To apply, please follow the link.