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February

Manager, Allied Health

UnitingCare Wesley Bowden - Bowden, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location:
Bowden
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent
Department:
Service Delivery
Supporting Documentation:
Role Profile

UnitingCare Wesley Bowden delivers social services that are shaped around individual needs and goals to help create positive futures built on independence and esteem.

With over 160 years of history our customer-focussed approach is underpinned by sound practice frameworks and informed by lived experience.

The organisation has recently undergone a major restructure creating two distinct divisions, namely Service Delivery and Corporate Services.

The Service Delivery division comprises four main pillars;

  • Allied Health – Psychology Services, Mental Health Services, NDIS services
  • Social Programs – Homelessness, Financial Health and Wellbeing, Emergency Assistance
  • Child & Family Services – Family support programs and Child Care Centre
  • Aged Care – Home Care Services

The Manager Allied Health will;

  • Provide management oversight and responsibility for Allied Health Service delivery in line with the organisation’s strategic objectives.
  • Act and behave with integrity and in accordance with the organisation’s code of conduct and values.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations of Allied Health, it’s people and resources.
  • Implement the strategy as it aligns to Allied Health and ensure the department’s structure and processes meet the strategic, financial, governance and cultural needs of the organisation.
  • Monitor and interpret the external environment in order to continually position Allied Health and the organisation to best advantage.
  • Create and sustain a culture of innovation and enablement, underpinned by and expressing the values and philosophy of the organisation.

Programs currently in the remit include:

  • Psych SA and CEDAS – a psychology clinical practice supporting children, teens and adults to lead their best lives.
  • NDIS and Specialty Disability Services – registered NDIS provider offering tailored NDIS and Specialist Disability Services to child and adult participants.

Reporting to the General Manager, Service Delivery, the person we are seeking will be an accomplished leader with high level clinical experience and sound financial and business acumen. The organisation is positioned for growth and the role will be responsible for identifying new opportunities, reviewing current service delivery and processes and managing and coaching a highly skilled workforce for success. Ideally you will be an experienced Clinical Lead who has a demonstrable record of achievement in identifying and developing referral networks and strategic partnerships. You will function as a senior member of the management team of UCWB.

Why work at UCWB

We have a track record of being a highly sought after workplace because of our strong values-based culture. Our relationships and interactions are supported by the four pillars of respect, trust, integrity and courage, and our people are our greatest asset. We celebrate a culture that is vibrant, connected, innovative and inclusive. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees. UCWB is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe Organisation.

By joining UCWB, you will enjoy:

  • Working in an organisation that has been awarded the “Best Workplace 2019” by the Voice Project based on our employees reporting exceptional levels of engagement and job satisfaction.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities through our ‘GROW’ initiative. A comprehensive e-learning library, monthly lunch and learns with guest speakers and other development tailored to either your current role or preparing you for future opportunities.
  • Commitment to Work Health Safety and Wellbeing including, flu vaccinations, employee assistance program, flexible working practices.
  • Industry leading job satisfaction and engagement evidenced in our annual employee survey
  • A supportive team environment which celebrates diversity and inclusion
  • Salary packaging options, resulting in a 5-10% increase to take home pay

How to Apply

Please upload your resume and cover letter. Applications close 5 March 2021 at 12 noon.

Any questions regarding this position can be directed to:
Sue Turner - Manager People and Culture
Ph: 8245 7100