General Manager Disability Services

Job Title: General Manager Disability Services
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Tamworth, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH20329_1606259330
Contact Name: Ali Kimmorley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2020 10:08

Job Description

The organisation

Located in the thriving NSW regional city of Tamworth, Challenge Community Services employs over 1000 employees across 100+ locations in NSW and Queensland. Led by a newly appointed CEO, Challenge provides disability services, foster care, therapeutic services and supported employment and aim to create a world where everyone belongs and everyone grows! Challenge is an organisation with size and scale that allows them to provide exceptional quality services to many, however are also an organisation that is small enough to remain nimble and adapt to the needs of their clients.

The role

The role of General Manager - Disability Services leads a team of over 650 dedicated employees working across the NSW and Queensland geographical coverage. Through being 'out and about' across the sites, you will provide coaching and development opportunities directly to the 8 Regional Managers to support them in being the best they can be. As General Manager, your portfolio of responsibility extends to risk and safety, employee relations and performance and compliance against legislation.

The position is also responsible for implementing the disability strategy, managing the financial and key performance indicators of the portfolio, enhancing the practices they provide to their clients and facilitating a culture that enables Challenge to grow and achieve its mission.

Ultimately you will lead the Disability Services Team to heighten the experience for Challenge's clients and be focussed on the continuous improvement of the Challenge brand value in the community.

Your experience

First and foremost, we are seeking an individual who describes themselves as a 'people centric' leader. You will naturally enjoy coaching and developing individuals and teams across all levels in the business and maintain a positive outlook, even when challenges come your way.

The skills and experience required for the position of General Manager - Disability Services include:

  • Extensive experience in leading a team of comparable size to this portfolio;
  • In depth knowledge of the NDIS;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of disability and associated needs and requirements;
  • Well developed ability to understand financial and commercial information in order to make informed business decisions;
  • An educated view of the future of disability services and how this translate to future disability services strategy; and
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, social work or related.

How to apply

Challenge will be offering a competitive remuneration package including access to salary packaging tax advantages. The organisation supports work life balance, with flexible working hours, and an opportunity to negotiate additional annual leave of up to 4 weeks per annum.

To register your interest please click "APPLY" and attach your resume and a covering letter addressing your experience relating to the key areas of responsibilities and motivation for applying for this role. A full position description can be obtained by emailing Confidential enquiries can be made to Ali Kimmorley of peoplefusion on 02 4929 1666.

Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

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