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Manager, Mala'la Flexible Aged Care and Community Services

Job No: 90388
Location: Maningrida, NT

  • Join an influential organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of remote Aboriginal communities!
  • Work and live in the stunning Maningrida region in Australia's gorgeous top end!
  • Attractive remuneration package of $90,000 - $110,000 PLUS super and a wide range of benefits!
  • Enjoy salary sacrifice options, accommodation, vehicle, 6 weeks' annual leave & relocation allowances!

About the Organisation

Malabam Health Board Aboriginal Corporation (MHBAC) is an incorporated community controlled Aboriginal organisation that provides primary health care services and programs to the Maningrida region. MHBAC provides funding to the Maningrida health clinic and the Mala’la Flexible Aged Care Centre, alongside providing the “GREAT” Youth Services program and the Social and Emotional Wellbeing program to the community.

MHBAC’s vision is to improve the health and well-being of their people in the Maningrida community and surrounding outstations.

About the Opportunity

MHBAC has a unique opportunity for an experienced Manager to lead the Mala'la Flexible Aged Care and Community Services Program, based in Maningrida, NT.

Reporting to the CEO, this autonomous role will see you managing the operations of Mala'la Flexible Aged Care and Community Services including Commonwealth Home Care Packages, Home Support Program and Disability Services.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Managing the operations of the service including the physical, financial and human resources;
  • Managing the CHSP and the Home Support program to ensure optimal service delivery to clients;
  • Providing leadership and work in consultation with the  team leaders to ensure optimal service delivery to clients;
  • Complying with all Government requirements including regulatory reporting;
  • Coordinating the assessment of individual clients personal and social needs;
  • Ensuring client and / or carer involvement in all aspects of care plan development; and
  • Encouraging and supporting involvement of the family / carers in the care and support of clients.

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About You

The successful candidate will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications in Aged Care, Community Services, Community Development or similar, as well as experience in the management of programs within the Aged Care area. Experience within an Aboriginal community context will be highly regarded, as this will enable you to build on current program deliverables and outcomes.

This autonomous role will see you managing and developing the Program in an independent capacity at most times. As such, it's essential you be able to work effectively and efficiency without ongoing supervision.

You will have a sound knowledge of monitoring financial budgets, ideally with experience in reporting to major funding bodies and in meeting compliance targets. In addition, your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will ensure your ability to confidently liaise with all key stakeholders. 

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that candidates possess a OCHRE Card, a current driver's licence and are willing to undergo a police check prior to employment with MHBAC.

About the Benefits

MHBAC would like to offer the successful candidate an attractive remuneration package of $90,000 - $110,000 plus 9.5% super, alongside a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Salary sacrifice options (up to $15,950);
  • Four annual return airfares from Maningrida to Darwin;
  • Subsidised accommodation with minimal rent, including utilities;
  • A vehicle for use around the Maningrida region;
  • Relocation and repatriation expense assistance; and
  • 6 weeks annual leave!

This role presents the opportunity to join an influential community controlled Aboriginal organisation that makes a significant impact on Maningrida and the surrounding regions. You’ll gain invaluable experience working within remote Aboriginal health, whilst also making a real difference to the lives of the local community.

In addition, you’ll enjoy fantastic career progression and growth, with the opportunity to further your leadership and management skills in this pivotal role.

This is an opportunity to join a reputable organisation in improving health and wellbeing services within remote Aboriginal communities - Apply Now!

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.

About the Region

Maningrida is a coastal Aboriginal community in the heart of the Arnhem Land region, located about 520km east of Darwin. The town is a major services centre for the region with a school, health clinic, multiple food outlets and two supermarkets, service station, arts centre, crèche, and a tarmac airport, with commercial flights operating daily to Darwin.

Maningrida is an ideal location for keen fishers, with waterways teeming with a wide array of fish such as salmon, barramundi, mangrove jack, golden snapper, Spanish mackerel, trevally and coral trout. With an incredibly diverse backdrop of rugged coastlines, remote islands, flowing rivers, lush rainforests, towering escarpments and savannah woodlands, living and working in Maningrida is a truly breathtaking experience.

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