General Manager Community & Wellbeing Services | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Mildura/Melbourne
Close Date: 15/09/2020
REF: MFCcws0420
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General Manager Community & Wellbeing Services

Permanent
Mildura/Melbourne
Close Date: 15/09/2020
REF: MFCcws0420
  • Deliver improvements to the life experience of clients
  • Foster strong relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Further promote a client first culture

The Position
Mallee Family Care is currently seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative, senior leader to expand upon wide ranging human service delivery programs in across Northern Victoria. The General Manager Community and Wellbeing Services oversees the delivery of business plans in line with strategic operational goals specific to the social challenges faced by clients within the geographic area they serve.
Reporting to the Director Client Services, and as a member of the management team, the General Manager will maintain strategic and operational oversight and leadership over the Community and Wellbeing program areas. The position provides direct line management of relevant Service Managers and oversight of the program’s workforce, strengthening communities through needs analysis, continuous improvement activities and developing and promoting new initiatives.
The successful candidate will be experienced in leading growth and change in complex environments. A track record of delivering against robust quality frameworks, fostering innovation and new initiatives, whilst successfully managing operational risk associated with human service delivery will be a key determinant of this role. There will be a requirement for exemplary leadership and stakeholder relationship management skills to ensure success in this position.
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.
The Organisation
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
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To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference MFCcws0420, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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