Care Services Manager (NSW/ACT)

  • 2-year contract (to June 2021)- with a view to ongoing employment
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 38 hours per week
  • Dynamic, growth orientated organisation

MCCI has been supporting multicultural communities for over 40 years in NSW. Our diverse and talented team works to support seniors from culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds. Due to recent expansion to the ACT, we now have an opportunity for an experienced, entrepreneurial and values driven Care Services Manager to join our award winning team.

This new senior leadership position based in either Canberra or Wollongong will be responsible for building and growing high quality community-based aged care services to multicultural seniors and communities, inclusive of Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home Care Package services in the ACT/ Queanbeyan and Illawarra regions.

Reporting to the CEO, you will lead, mentor and support a diverse team in Illawarra and ACT to reach their potential; drive exceptional quality, best practice service delivery; create and maintain relationships with local stakeholders and CALD communities; and ensure effective program administration.

In return the role offers variety, the opportunity to be a key contributor in shaping our care services, and not for profit salary packaging benefits, whilst working for an organisation with a staff satisfaction rating of 96%.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience managing community aged care services.
  • A deep understanding of and passion for working with older people and communities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Experience in effectively leading and managing teams and individuals to reach their potential.
  • Demonstrated capacity to implement new services within a highly collaborative stakeholder working environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of aged care legislation, codes of practice, industry standards and program guidelines in the provision of community aged care programs and services
  • Formal qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences, Nursing, Aged Care, Management or similar discipline relevant to the role
  • Unrestricted motor vehicle licence (essential)
  • Own motor vehicle (essential)
  • Satisfactory national police check to work in Aged Care

For more information about the role, download the position description below. For a confidential discussion regarding this position, call Chris Lacey on 0400 523 356

All applications should be made via SEEK and must include a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.  Alternatively, please email applications to recruitment@mcci.org.au.  Please note, the role has been advertised twice on SEEK to cover both locations of Canberra and Wollongong.  However, you only have to apply for the role once.

Applications will be assessed as they are received with a final closing date of 20 June 2019.

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