Community Services Manager - Youth Homelessness & HousingPermanent Full-time Commence in March 2024!The RoleThe Community Services Manager (CSM) provides leadership, direction and operational business management across a varied and diverse portfolio spanning Community, Disability, Children and Family, Mental Health and Youth Service areas.Primarily based in Newcastle, however, the successful applicant will be required to undertake regular stints working from other locations across the Samaritans service footprint including; Central Coast, Hunter and Mid North Coast.The CSM is responsible for the management and service delivery of a range of services, which include child wellbeing and child protection services.Why work for us?Our team are the heart of what we do here at Samaritans. As a part of the Samaritans team, you have access to the following great benefits:14 weeks paid maternity leave or 3 weeks paid parental pay after 12 months serviceSalary Packaging on a range of everyday living expenses (Mortgage, Rent and Bills), up to $611/fortnightMotor Vehicle Allowance in addition to base salaryUp to 40% off on school enrolment fees at any of our Newcastle Anglican schoolsAccess to 9% discount on Medibank private health insurance + more benefitsMeals & Entertainment Salary packaging up to $2,650 Access to Fitness Passport (over 300+gyms)Free access to our corporate Employee Assistance ProgramFlexible working options (including compressed week, RDO’s, 9-day fortnights). Career and development opportunities + access to study leaveThe opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team environmentAbout youThis unique role would be suit a skilled and highly motivated individual who thrives on ongoing change and new challenges.  The successful applicant will also need to demonstrate a track record of successful project management and delivering outcomes.You will be expected to leverage the organisation wide visibility obtained through the role to improve practice and outcomes for People We Support across Samaritans business. You will also be responsible for overseeing day to day operations, this includes:Providing strong, supportive and consultative leadership and supervision for service team leaders and specialist cliniciansManaging and supporting teams through transformational changeEnsuring that services meet funding and legislative obligationsBeing accountable for finances including annual service budgets, staffing levels and resource allocationPromoting a culture of quality service provision and service excellence.EssentialsA graduate qualification in Social Welfare, Social Work, Psychology and/or commensurate experienceDemonstrated successful track record in management of varied Human ServicesDemonstrated ability in consultation, service development, planning and project implementationDemonstrated ability to manage people, achieve appropriate outcomes and build and lead respectful and high functioning teamsProven written and oral skills of a high orderDemonstrated ability to respond to complaints and critical incidents in a timely and professional manner.Experience in developing and managing budgets for a number of service typesAbility to do rotational on call support.The successful applicant will possess or willingness to obtain the following: NSW Working with Children Check, Criminal history check, Drivers Licence, first aid & CPR certificate and undertake a pre-employment functional medical.Who we are?Newcastle Anglican is at the core of some of the most well-known businesses within Newcastle, Hunter, Central Coast & Mid North Coast organisations. Our service agencies include Anglican Care and Samaritans as well as Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation and 54 Anglican parishes.For more information on who we are and the work we do, visit further information please email our Talent Team at apply click Apply now! Please include your cover letter and resume addressing your experience and qualifications. Applications Close: when we find you!You must have the right to live and work in Australia.No agencies or third-party applications please.We will consider candidates as they apply and encourage early application. Interviews may commence prior to the closure dateSamaritans promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people. AUD Newcastle 2300