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Director Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care

WCS is looking for a dynamic and energetic Director Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care to lead and manage the strategic and business operations of our NDIS disability services, community based mental health programs and aged care support services. 

The Director Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care will be an experienced leader with expertise in creating and managing financially viable programs based on a commitment to the needs of people accessing our services and recognising the value of client input and peer workers. They will actively build mutually beneficial relationships and networks with other organisations and funding bodies and generate initiatives in areas of service delivery.

This is a ‘hands on’ role requiring strategic leadership to translate the organisation’s strategic and business plans into operational goals, financial acumen to maximise results for service users and strengthen organisational viability as well as highly effective leadership skills to manage change in a diverse team across a range of services.

The Director Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care is a new position reporting to the CEO. They will work closely with the Executive team to build organisational capability and contribute to the long term growth and sustainability of WCS. 

Experience at a senior level in managing disability, mental health or aged care services is essential.

For a full position description click HERE.

What we offer

This is an opportunity to lead an experienced multi-disciplinary team and build strong, collaborative relationships to support a vibrant and connected community where people of all ages and abilities are valued.

Full time permanent position based near Woden Town Centre with access to salary packaging benefits. Salary $118,690 - $123,590 pa depending on qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Please email a cover letter and your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 27 August 2019.

For further information please contact Jenny Kitchin, CEO, on 0448 835 369.

Note: applications that do not provide the requested documentation may not be considered. To be eligible for employment, you must have working rights in Australia and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."