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Program Manager Dacmh. Max Term

Life Without Barriers - Sunshine Beach, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Job no: 495852
Employment type: Full Time
Location: Sunshine Coast
Categories: Disability, Aged Care

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

We are seeking a values driven, positive and highly experienced Program Manager to lead and manage our aged care, disability and QCSS programs. This position is being offered on a full time, 3 month max term contract.

The successful incumbent for this position will have experience and knowledge across the NDIS, Queensland Community Support Services, Commonwealth Home Support Programme and Home Care Packages.

Key Responsibilities

Respond and actively seek out business development opportunities to increase support to people and respond to changing needs
Build high performing teams to ensure quality services, staff satisfaction and client outcomes
Delivery of the services within budget, aligned to business plans and in line with client needs and plans
Develop and enhance operational and administrative systems and procedures to support the effective management of the programs
Through strong leadership ensure the program delivers a consistent standard of quality in accordance with regulations, legislation and standards
Be respectful and ensure positive outcomes for the people we partner with and support
Manage risks and issues arising in the course of service delivery
Promote and strengthen positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Skills & Experience

Strong content knowledge of Home Care Packages and NDIS, embracing the principles of customer choice and control
Demonstrates innovation, personal drive and thrives in a progressive and values driven organisation
Ability to influence outcomes through strong leadership and empowerment of teams
Strong advocacy for change and willingness to harness new opportunities to embed new systems and processes
Strategic thinking, operational excellence and focus on continuous improvement
Significant experience in Disability and/or Aged Care services
Degree qualification in Human Services or related discipline (desirable)


Tool of Trade vehicle with fuel card for personal and work use
Excellent career development opportunity
Attractive remuneration package with excellent tax benefits + monthly RDO

How to apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact claire.caughey@lwb.org.au with the subject heading 'Program Manager'

Applications close at midnight 21st May 2021.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Advertised: 21 Apr 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 21 May 2021 23:55 E. Australia Standard Time

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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