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February

Service Leader - Sdn Children's Services

Family & Children's Services - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us

SDN Children's Services is a not for profit organisation that has been delivering quality early childhood education and child care, children's therapies and family support services since 1905.

We are one of Australia's most respected children's services organisations, and have over 600 staff across 30 sites in Sydney, regional NSW and the ACT. We also have therapists who support children with autism or a developmental delay, and can help overcome the challenges that can make everyday life and participation tough for children.

About The Role

To lead a network of centres and/or programs which meet the purpose of the team. Develop new business opportunities in the regions/programs of responsibility. To develop a strong team of managers capable or running high quality services with strong margins.

This is a full time permanent position.

Flexibility with travel is required for this position.

About You

  • University qualifications Early Childhood Education/Social Work, Business Management or other related discipline or working towards qualifications
  • Experience working with children and families with complex needs and knowledge of the child protection and wellbeing systems
  • Understanding of / or commitment to understanding relevant legislation and best practice relating to the delivery of Early Childhood Education and Care, Disability and Community Welfare services
  • Demonstrated ability to build constructive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • An ability to facilitate critical reflection on practice
  • Knowledge and experience in managing operational budgets, centre utilisation targets and user pay service model
  • Current drivers licence and own comprehensively insured car
  • A current Working with Children's Check (NSW)


Our Culture

SDN's values are at the heart of everything we do. If you share our values and believe that through working together we can make the world a better and more equitable place then we want to hear from you! We commit ourselves to being: trustworthy and reliable, inclusive and respectful and creative and innovative.

SDN Benefits Include
  • Positive welcoming culture
  • Priority placement for children of staff members
  • Discounted child care fee
  • Paid parental leave
  • Finders fee - Referral Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free, voluntary and confidential counselling service
  • SDN Staff Giving Fund
  • Purchased Leave
  • Study Leave
  • Picnic Day - One extra day paid leave for all permanent staff


View The Position Description Here

https://www.sdn.org.au/media/2896/service-leader-may-2018.pdf

SDN Children's Services welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks including Working with Children Check (NSW) and National Police Check