Executive Director – Community Support Services

CS#1 is seeking a passionate and experienced Executive Director to provide strategic direction to our Community Support Services executive program.

  • Be part of CS#1’s exciting growth journey – plenty of opportunities to showcase your skills!
  • Above Award salary and leave benefits, excellent salary packaging and free parking
  • Contribute to and enjoy the support of CS#1’s Leadership Team

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is profit for purpose, managing and delivering a range of services across the ACT and surrounding NSW regions,  designed to meet community needs. We seek out passionate and motivated people who are keen to join our agile, fun, responsive organisation, and drive CS#1’s Purpose and Mission!

We have a rare opportunity for a strong, dynamic leader with experience in the community sector and business development, to lead and manage future growth, with a focus on positioning the organisation as a leader in the provision of community services. We are excited to offer this position at a time when we are actively progressing our growth strategy.

You will be a passionate and experienced executive with a growth mindset and a track record of success in the leadership of community services, delivering strategic results to achieve the highest standard of community outcomes, and building amazing cultures.

About the Executive Director role and CS#1 employee rewards:

  • Ongoing full-time position – 76 hours/fortnight available from February 2021
  • Annual salary from $125,000 , commensurate with qualification and experience, plus super (Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award, Social and Community Services Level 8)
  • Excellent salary packaging tax benefits to maximise take-home pay
  • Above Award leave benefits, including 12 additional days of annual leave
  • Free parking
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • External professional coaching and mentoring
  • Provided with a laptop and work phone

Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the successful applicant will be a key member of the CS#1 Executive and will enjoy the support of the CS#1 Board, CEO, Deputy CEO, Executive Team and CS#1 Leadership collective.

The Executive Director sets and drives the strategic and operational direction for CS#1’s Community Support Services program. Working as part of a dynamic and energetic Executive Team, the Executive Director will also participate in setting and driving CS#1’s overarching strategic objectives in support of our growth trajectory.

To be successful in the Executive Director role, you will:

  • Be excited to build organisation and team capability by contributing to program strategy, and building and implementing processes
  • Have experience leading multi-disciplined teams/programs across multiple locations
  • Consider the needs of CS#1 and the community when setting strategic direction for Community Support Services
  • Consider multiple perspectives when assessing ramifications of a wide range of issues
  • Championing a risk management culture and support the enhancement of risk management practices across the organisation
  • Hold an equivalent tertiary qualification in relevant fields such as Disability, Community or Human Services, Health or Business
  • Have unrestricted Australian working rights
  • Hold an ACT Working With Vulnerable People card
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience leading a client service delivery program and achieving business management key performance indicators
  • Be willing to travel throughout the ACT and surrounding NSW regions
  • Have an unrestricted drivers licence and own car (desirable)

If this sounds like you, apply now! Indicate your interest by submitting your resume with a cover letter to CS1recruitment@communityservices1.org.

For more information about the Executive Director role, please call Leanne (Deputy Chief Executive Officer) on 02 6126 4712 from 4 January 2022 and visit our website to view the Position Description.

For more information about our recruitment process, please call Chloe (People and Culture) on 02 6126 4710

Interviews to be conducted mid-January.

Position Description: Executive Director – Community Support Services

Community Services #1 acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respect to their Elders – past, present and emerging. We recognise their contribution to creating a thriving community through the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Australia’s First Peoples.