Clinical Regional Manager (part-time)

Canberra ACT
Part time

About Us

The Shepherd Centre (TSC) is a highly regarded not-for-profit, providing specialised programs for children with hearing loss and their families. Our programs meet the needs of children of all ages; from our world-leading early intervention program for babies and toddlers, through to our mentoring program ‘Hear for You’ for school-aged children and teenagers. We have been empowering generations of children with hearing loss to listen, speak and have a voice for over 50 years, creating a world of choice and amplifying possibility. 

TSC currently supports over 900 families all over Australia, providing in-person and online support from 10 locations across NSW, ACT, Queensland and Tasmania. Our global platform HearHub, supports health professionals working with children with hearing loss all over the world.

About the role

As we grow and expand our services to more children and families, we have an outstanding and rare opportunity available for a Regional Manager to join our clinical management team.

This is a permanent part-time role. Actual hours and days can be negotiated with the successful candidate, up to a maximum spread of 23 hours per week. The role has full responsibility for the day to day operation, management, development, growth and outcomes of the clinical operations in our Canberra centre. The team is experienced and consists of 2 Listening & Spoken Language Therapists (Speech Pathologists), an Audiologist & Research Specialist, a Child & Family Counsellor and a Clinical Administrator, who all work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team approach, to ensure all children and families receive a seamless and integrated service that meets their individual needs and situations. The role includes full team management responsibilities for our people (excluding clinical supervision) who all work a mixture of full and part-time hours.

We’d love to talk to any qualified clinical professionals who are looking to work for a highly regarded not-for-profit, in a rewarding and challenging role, as we move through the next phase of our organisation’s development. We are a family friendly and flexible organisation, offering a real work-life balance.

Responsibilities day to day include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing overall leadership for your centre to ensure sound clinical service delivery outcomes.
  • Maintaining high quality service delivery for our families and clients by supporting continuous improvement strategies and aligning systems and operations with leading evidence based clinical practice.
  • Ensuring all of our current and new services are accessible and funded as optimally as possible to families.
  • Overseeing and facilitating the journey for eligible families through the NDIS and supporting case managers to develop, coordinate, review and finalise clinically appropriate service recommendations and service agreements.
  • Facilitate a positive, engaged, aligned and committed high-performing centre team, through strong collaboration and connection.

Why join The Shepherd Centre?

We don’t just profess our values, we truly practice them through the work that each and every one of us performs each day. We act and communicate with Compassion and Integrity in everything we do. We strive to Empower everyone we meet – our children, families and stakeholders. We foster Innovation – committed to finding better ways of doing things, through evidence-based practice. And finally, we support our people to be Courageous and harness their Creativity to unlock potential, enable progress and create new opportunities.

At The Shepherd Centre, we are passionate about improving outcomes for the children accessing our programs and we support our people to have a great work-life balance. We offer competitive benefits including:

  • Competitive salary with not-for-profit salary packaging – claim up to $15,900 of your salary tax free per year + meal entertainment expenses up to $2,650 per year
  • 6 weeks annual leave (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Flexible work hours, including options to work some days from home/remotely
  • A full Christmas and New Year shutdown period to recharge
  • Work alongside world-leading Clinicians in your field
  • Excellent internal professional and career development opportunities
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • A family friendly and professional company culture

Essential Criteria:

  • A relevant tertiary clinical qualification.
  • Previous experience leading and developing a team of experienced Allied Health professionals.
  • Solid understanding of budgets, resourcing and operational requirements involved with running a small to medium sized clinical practice.
  • A desire to work in a dynamic, multidisciplinary clinical environment.
  • Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • Strong understanding and passion for evidence based and family centred practice.
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management capabilities (internal and external).
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion for working with children and supporting their families
  • Ability to work flexibly and resourcefully in a busy environment
  • Current Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Check or willingness to obtain these.
  • Full working rights to work in Australia
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter, addressing how you meet the key requirements of the role. Closing date is Friday 23rd February 2023.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we will be actively shortlisting applications as they are received. As such, this position may be filled prior to the closing date. We thank you for your application, but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please note: Under the The Shepherd Centre COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees and workers performing in-person work must be fully vaccinated with an Approved COVID-19 Vaccine (3 doses) and evidence is to be provided in the form of a current COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

The Shepherd Centre is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing a work environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Please let us know if you have any support or access requirements at the time of your application.

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