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Senior Manager Operations - Aged Care Services

Job No: MCS318
Location: Nudgee

Are you looking for a job with meaning; one that connects your personal values with an organisation that supports the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community? Do you want to be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package; and receive training and ongoing development?

Do you want to make a difference?

Mercy Community Services (MCS) is a Catholic ministry established by the Sisters of Mercy Brisbane Congregation. Inspired by Mercy, as expressed in the life and mission of Jesus Christ and in the practical example of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, MCS values the human dignity of every person and is committed to enhancing the quality of life and wellbeing of those who access our services believing that through actions of merciful love, Mercy is given and received.

Our culture reflects the ethos of the Sisters of Mercy and promotes service, mercy, humility, diversity, transparency, open accountability, collaboration and cooperation, flexibility and adaptability, fearlessness and growth.

Mercy Community Services (MCS) has supported children, young people, families and the Queensland community for over 100 years. At any point in time, our 800 MCS staff walk alongside more than 4000 people. Our capacity to work within the sector is evidenced by the types of programs we deliver with funding from Commonwealth, State, and Local Government departments over many years.

Our Aged Care Services are currently located in south-east Queensland and provide residential aged care, community and specialty care for dementia and those whose needs include palliation, ageing disability and complex clinical care.

The Role

MCS have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced and strategically focused, Senior Manager of Operations to lead the Aged Care Services team through, and beyond, a crucial organisational transition and growth period.  

Reporting to the General Manager - Retirement Living & Aged Care, the Senior Manager Operations is responsible for the innovative delivery of quality Aged Care Services, whilst ensuring programs are delivered in an efficient manner congruent with service agreements, business and strategic plans, and regulatory requirements .

This role will play an integral part in leading operational service delivery and strategic planning for service expansion. MCS is projecting a significant growth journey over the next few years and this role is pivotal to supporting the successful achievement of our goals.

To be successful you will:

  • be degree qualified in Health or Human Services

  • have a minimum of 5 years experience within the Health or Community Services industry

  • with 3 years experience in a senior leadership role

  • be a values driven professional with outstanding relationship development skills and able to drive the growth of the business forward

The successful applicant must have the ability to provide effective operational and strategic leadership within an aged care services context, build and maintain strong collaborative relationships, and exhibit highly developed business development and negotiation skills.

We encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds and recommend that you view our website and Employee Value Proposition. To see more about this role please see the position description (click here).

This Full-time position offers a competitive remuneration and you will also have the opportunity to increase your take-home pay by salary sacrificing and other benefits available. This role also comes with the ability to salary sacrifice motor vehicle as an additional benefit. Reasonable relocation costs may also be offered for the suitable applicant should this be required.

To apply for this unique and exciting opportunity, please head to this link and follow the prompts. Applications must include a Resume and Cover Letter that includes a response to the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.  

Applicants who do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close: 31st March 2017 at 9am

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. Employment is conditional upon maintaining a clear personal history screening checks throughout employment.

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