Area Manager - Southern NSW


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Wollongong, Illawara and South Coast
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Healthcare & Medical

$147,800 - $184,800
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At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

With over 10,000 employees and volunteers working across more than 300 sites, our services are in the areas of aged care, disability, community services and chaplaincy.

About the role:

This role is responsible for contributing to the development of the strategy of the Directorate, in addition to organizing the planning, budgeting and reporting of activities within the Home & Community Care team, coordinating key processes within the team and preparing regular management reports.

This is a 2-year fixed term contract position covering the current incumbent who has been seconded to a key project within the organisation.

As the Area Manager , your role specifically will:

  • Provide efficient and effective management of the Home & Community Care team
  • Lead the provision of quality services to Uniting clients in line with the Inspired Care philosophy
  • Contribute to the development of and implement operational solutions to meet targets laid out in the strategic plan, connecting with enabling / differentiating functions to obtain specialist input or services as required (e.g. Practice, Finance, HR, Customer)
  • Develop and grow viable community care services at a local level
  • Initiate continuous review and optimisation of local systems and operational processes
  • Implement solutions in line with Home & Community Care workforce strategy in order to address current and future workforce requirements, including effective recruitment, L&D, talent/succession planning, and performance management
  • Incorporate better practice techniques into service development initiatives within your service area as agreed with Head of Operations

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience managing operations of large services across multiple sites
  • Demonstrated experience creating positive and productive workplace culture
  • Demonstrated experience managing change
  • Detailed understanding of Government aged care legislation and related funding
  • A demonstrated passion for social change and contributing to an organisation of influence for the most disadvantaged
  • Skilled at navigating a complex organisation, forging relationships, and managing through influence rather than direct authority as required

Applications close Sunday 17th January 2021

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