Area Manager | NFP |Ringwood/Lilydale


$110,000.00 - $130,000.00 / annum


Eastern Suburbs Melbourne

Date posted:

21 June 2019

Employment type:


Job reference:



IT and technology


The Company

This organisation combines social justice with commercial acumen; it is an NFP business with an exceptional code of morality and ethics, that also adopts forward thinking ways of working and focuses on ensuring successful business outcomes whilst delivering a superb level of care to its consumers. This organization has a stable ELT and CEO, at all levels people in the business challenge one another to deliver in their roles to the best of their ability, whilst driving a supportive and inclusive culture. The company is going through unprecedented growth and transformation and as such has an excellent opportunity to build on its success and to ensure the best structure and practices are embedded in to the business as it goes from strength to strength.

The Role

As one of a team of Area Managers, you will provide operational leadership and direction that ensures high quality service delivery. This role will work with a diverse array of stakeholders including families, to support Participants to fulfil their goals. You will be familiar with continual adaptation of organizational systems and processes in an often uncertain regulatory and sensitive environment.

Your work will be consistent with the government's principles around the privatization of disability services and always with a view to improving the lives of participants.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Effectively manage and provide leadership to your team and help to develop their competencies and technical skills

  • Contribute to the cultural shift required to enable staff to deliver services in a customer responsive, market driven environment.

  • Provide operational and strategic advice to ensure high quality services are always maintained.

  • Accountable that the overall delivery of services in their area of control meets the Disability Service standards and any other identified regulatory standards.

  • Work with the Shared Services team to ensure operations and services are in place for service delivery on the transfer date with minimal service disruption.

  • Oversee local delivery of integrated, multidisciplinary services that provide holistic client outcomes and ensure they meet government objectives, budget considerations and community expectations.

  • Work with the Work Force Team to ensure that seconded staff are supported throughout the transfer readiness phase and are ready for service delivery on the transfer date.

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining relationships at the operational level with local partnerships as determined under the C&CE partnership strategy for the Division.

  • Accountable for managing relationships with care givers, customers and families.

  • Liaise with Asset and Property Management stakeholders, work with the Business Manager top resolve any issues as and when required. community expectations.

  • Accountable for reporting around customer satisfaction, business perform and regulatory compliance.

About You

This is a crucial appointment for the organization and the success of the person in this role is pivotal to the business continuing to lead the market in the short and long term. Competencies necessary to succeeding in the role include high EQ, good influencing skills and the ability to build rapport with leadership, operational staff and external parties and customers.

Your experience and skills should include most, if not all of:

  • Human resources management experience in a business that has seen rapid change and growth.

  • Formal Qualifications in a Human Services Discipline, or equivalent demonstrated experience.

  • Experienced in managing service delivery teams in a matrix managed environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and apply the Disability Service Standards and DHS Policy framework in a service delivery environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to be able to communicate with and empower the decision making of people with varying levels and categories of disability in a competitive service environment.

  • Experience implementing customer focused processes to deliver quality services to meet customer needs and build customer loyalty.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion please call 03 9691 3661 quoting the job title and reference number, and also click on the apply now button to submit your resume. 06810-0010907640BP


Level 39
140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9691 3631
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