The Opportunity: A rare career opportunity has become available for a seasoned leader to join our organisation as the Director of NDIS to provide leadership, strategic direction, and overarching business vision for all NDIS services operated by Samaritans across our operational footprint in regional New South Wales. About YouYou are an experienced leader and operator with a proven track record and grass roots understanding of NDIS service delivery, with the ability to pivot strategically to execute initiatives across a multi-site workforce aimed at fostering growth and development in line with the organisations strategic plan.The successful candidate will ideally have: Strongly developed leadership and people management capability with the ability to support and empower confidence to others in a complex environment. Highly developed risk management skills and exposure to project management.A commercial lens in the provision of service delivery under NDIS.A sound understanding and working knowledge of the broader community services sector coupled with an adept NDIS Industry familiarity including accreditation and industrial legislation, funding and the shaping of policies and protocols. High level knowledge and understanding of the National Quality and Safeguarding Framework and ability to lead compliance in the service landscape. Proven internal & external stakeholder management experience including but not limited to, Government bodies, commission other relevant parties. Proven experience at a senior level within the community services sector, preferably within NDIS or Allied Health Services.Hold a tertiary degree or higher qualification in Business Management or a related discipline. The successful applicant will also possess or have willingness to obtain the following: NSW Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening check, Criminal history check, Driver's License, first aid & CPR certificate and undertake a pre-employment functional medical.Why Work for us? Our teams are the heart of what we do here at Newcastle Anglican. As a part of the team, you have access to the following great benefits: Salary Package a range of everyday living expenses (Mortgage, Rent and Bills), up to $611/fortnight. Career and development opportunities Access to Fitness Passport (over 300+gyms) Free access to our corporate Employee Assistance Program Flexible working options (including compressed week, RDO’s & 9-day fortnights) 14 weeks paid maternity leave or 3 weeks paid parental pay. Highly diverse and rewarding role giving back to the community and the people we support.  Who are we?Formally known as the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, Newcastle Anglican is a leading faith-based organisation, serving the people of the Hunter and the Central Coast. Anglican Care is dedicated to providing quality aged care services including home care, retirement living and residential aged care.Our social justice service, Samaritans, offers life changing support and advocacy to youth and those in need. Newcastle Anglican Schools invest in children and young people and offer a holistic approach to education. We have two early childcare centres and four schools. Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Lakes Grammar School, Manning Valley Anglican College and Scone Grammar educate a combined 3,000 students. Newcastle Anglican’s vision is for people to flourish because of what we do, inspired by the way of Jesus.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.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