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MANAGER COMMUNITY SERVICES - PARADISE AND EASTERN SUBURBS

Resthaven Incorporated

Resthaven Incorporated is a stable and highly respected leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Engaging a dedicated and passionate workforce of over 2,700 and with an annual turnover circa $205m, Resthaven has 35 sites across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia delivering quality services to older people and their carers.  The aged care sector has reached a unique time in its history - the road ahead is challenging, yet exciting.

Due to an internal transfer, this Manager Community Services vacancy has arisen in the growing eastern and inner north-eastern suburbs community services sector.  Responsible to the Executive Manager, Community Services, this pivotal leadership role will have direct oversight of the Paradise and Eastern Community Services portfolio responsible for a budget of $11.6m and a staff of around 200.  The role will play an integral part in promoting principles of consumer directed care and reablement, maintaining the Division’s ability to embrace the Federal Government’s ongoing aged care reform agenda to operate in an increasingly competitive environment to support an individual’s choice to remain at home.  Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • leading and managing the community services program functions for Paradise and the eastern suburbs;
  • developing and ensuring best practice standards of care and services for Home Care Packages, CHSP services and Veterans Home Care and Community Nursing;
  • monitoring and driving financial performance of community service programs and services in liaison with the site managers;
  • promoting and developing a positive culture of customer service, service quality and continuous improvement in a rapidly changing reform environment.

Applications are encouraged from professionals with extensive management experience, preferably from an aged care, health care or human services environment.  Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary community services care, highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills, and a deep understanding of associated quality systems and standards will be essential.  High level change leadership abilities, commercial acumen and strategic thinking skills will also be required, along with an unwavering commitment to the achievement of positive and cost effective client and service delivery outcomes. 

Make a difference and join one of South Australia’s leading aged care providers recognised for its exceptional services.  As an employer of choice, Resthaven offers an attractive remuneration package, employee benefits and a highly supportive and collaborative culture.

For further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.au

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora and Hannah Way.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

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