Roles at PeakCare

Program Director, Catalyst for Care

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PeakCare Queensland is currently inviting expressions of interest for a Program Director for the new Catalyst for Care Program.

The Catalyst for Care Program will deliver the following interdependent actions from the Queensland Government’s Roadmap for Residential Care in Queensland:

  • Develop a residential care workforce strategy, led by PeakCare, to meet the current and future needs of the sector (from 2024)
  • Expand Queensland’s Hope and Healing Framework and related training to equip the workforce with a broader range of essential knowledge and skills (from 2024)
  • Establish a new sector-led forum to showcase and recognise best practice across the sector (from 2025)

The Program will commence in April 2024 and conclude in September 2025. The Program Director is responsible for leading the establishment, delivery and
implementation of all deliverables for the Catalyst for Care Program.

About the role

Position: Program Director
Department / Team: Catalyst for Care Program
Reports to: PeakCare Chief Executive Officer
Supervisory Scope: Multiple positions and outsourced services
Position Type: Temporary Full-time or Contracted
Position Duration: This position is available from 1 April 2024 to 30 September 2025
Location: Hybrid

Performance goals

  • Manage PeakCare’s Catalyst for Care Program in a clear and efficient way, ensuring strategic, policy and procedural alignment.
  • Foster a culture of excellence within the organisation, where all staff seek to improve quality constantly and create a supportive work environment.
  • Build a skilled workforce that has the necessary competencies to support PeakCare’s strategic objectives and service delivery both now and in the future.
  • Make PeakCare a recognised leader in carrying out complex, innovative programs and projects that produce real benefits for children, young people, families, carers, workers and child and family sector organisations.

Required qualifications

  • Possession of a relevant degree from a recognised tertiary Institution relevant to the duties of the position (post graduate experience would be viewed favourably)
  • Previous appointments, service and/or study combined with high-level experience, expertise and exemplary competence relevant to the scope of the position
  • Applicants are advised that PeakCare staff are required to attain and maintain a current Blue Card (Queensland’s Working with Children Check)

PeakCare’s Core Principles

  • Children and young people are at the centre of everything we do
  • Our advocacy is independent, evidence-based and informed by the voices of our members and sector
  • Our work is inclusive and respectful of diversity, culture and living-experience
  • We are transparent, consistent, trustworthy and accountable in everything we do
  • We are available to our members when and where we are needed
  • Meaningful and trusted partnerships with governments, service providers and individuals are critical for our success
  • We invest in our people and strive for excellence
  • We create and hold a safe and inclusive environment where all ideas and contributions are valued and respected without judgment or prejudice.

View the position description for more information, including how to apply.

If you think you’ll be a good fit for joining the PeakCare team, we look forward to hearing from you! PeakCare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

EOIs close Wednesday, 17th April.

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