General Manager Child and Family Services
- Increase impact to the lives of children and families
- Foster strong relationships with relevant stakeholders
- Further promote a client first culture
Mallee Family Care is currently seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative senior leader to oversee services across out of home care and family support services across Northern Victoria and Southern New South Wales. The General Manager Child and Family Services oversees delivery of services that increase impact for clients, enhances practice excellence and provides high quality services to the community.
Reporting to the Director Client Services, and as a member of the management team, the General Manager Child and Family Services will maintain strategic and operational oversight and leadership to this critically important team. The position provides direct line management of relevant Service Managers enabling the team to increase impact. It also ensures sustainable funding to support strategic direction and maintain a high-performance team culture, characterised by practice excellence and client led outcome successes.
The successful candidate will be experienced in leading human centred service teams and have a track record of delivering against robust quality frameworks, fostering innovation and new initiatives, whilst successfully managing operational risk associated with human service delivery. An understanding of contemporary issues facing the child and family services sector.
Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or equivalent are mandatory. Post graduate qualifications in Business Management will be highly regarded. Relocation support will be considered, and candidates may be eligible for rural and remote living allowance, as well as salary packaging entitlements.
Mallee Family Care is driven by a mission to empower the vulnerable and disadvantaged in the community. Established in 1979 as an arm of Melbourne Family Care, it has been enriching lives to increase opportunities through services, education, research and advocacy.
Supporting communities across Mildura, Swan Hill and the wider Mallee region, the organisation provides a range of services that include family support, mental health, NDIS disability support, foster care, legal and financial services, chances for children, research training and consulting, and homelessness and settlement services.
For more information visit: malleefamilycare.org.au
To apply – please go to www.fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference MFCcfs0321, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: 29 March 2021