Executive Individualised Services
- Fixed term (March – October 2022), full-time opportunity
- Base salary + superannuation + generous salary packaging
- Based in our Perth office
HelpingMinds is a highly regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults, and families affected by mental illness every year.
We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion, and your drive. Our people focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.
The Executive Individualised Services, leads and is responsible for all Individualised Services teams across WA and NT. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the position is an integral leadership role, driving the successful implementation of strategic objectives. This position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality support services with a person-centred approach, bring innovation to the service with a focus on financial viability of the service and have a strong understanding of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards requirements.
We are looking for a candidate who is energetic, forward thinking, strategically minded and an inspirational leaver with an understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The candidate will have proven experience in delivering high level strategic leadership with a proven ability to lead and empower a diverse team to deliver in a highly complex operating environment.
This position is offered on a full-time fixed-term basis as a maternity leave cover from March – October 2022.
Accountabilities of the role include but are not limited to:
- Oversee, manage, develop and lead the day-to-day service provision and provide leadership in all aspects of the operation of the reporting teams;
- Strategic focus on business planning to support financial viability of the service
- Lead, empower and develop the reporting team members to deliver outstanding safe and quality services to clients;
- Lead the embedding of the HelpingMinds Care Governance Framework across all reporting service delivery teams;
- Ensure all reporting operational teams operate in an effective and efficient manner to meet client needs and deliver accountabilities and contractual requirements;
- Manage, develop and maintain key partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
- Provide subject matter expertise with regard to NDIS and Psychosocial Support Services
- Ensure reports are completed and submitted as required by contracts with funders; including but not limited to monthly reporting, financial variance reporting, database entry, case note entry.
- Ensure that a high standard of consultation, collaboration and adequate policy analysis and research is completed
- Promote HelpingMinds services through liaison with local, state and federal government agencies, referral agencies and community groups and other service providers and stakeholders;
For a copy of the Job Description with a full list of accountabilities please click here
Minimum qualifications, licenses and checks:
- Relevant tertiary qualification and/or significant management or supervisory experience
- Current NDIS Worker Screening Check, Working with Children Check, and Driver’s License
- In line with HelpingMinds policy, WA Government Health Directions and Public Health Orders, the successful candidate will need to be fully vaccinated against and as such will need to provide evidence of their COVID-19 Vaccination status prior to commencement.
- Strong experience in leading, empowering and upskilling teams, taking accountability and responsibility for day-to-day operations of the reporting teams
- Experience working in the mental health or related field
- Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft products with particular emphasis on having strong Excel skills
- Experience in development, review and implementation of policies and procedures
- Demonstrated effective oral and written communications skills with a positive and proactive approach
- Demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, including CALD, Indigenous and marginalised clients, adults and young people, family, carers, allied service providers and team members
- Demonstrated ability to consult, liaise and maintain close working relationships with other service providers as well as building rapport with clients and team members
- Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and function autonomously while working effectively toward team goals and taking accountability for actions
What we offer
In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.
- Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum
- ICT Equipment: Surface Pro laptop, mobile phone
- Four weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
- Two additional wellness days per year to support your own mental health
How to Apply
To apply for this position and take the next steps towards a rewarding career with HelpingMinds, please submit a statement addressing the selection criteria (as outlined in the Job Description Form), resume and cover letter to email@example.com
For more information, contact the Recruitment team on 08 9427 7100
HelpingMinds is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQIA+, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues.