Service Lead Universal MCH Program and Partnerships

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Service Lead Universal MCH Program and Partnerships


  • Drive the successful program delivery of our Universal MCH team
  • Permanent full-time, Werribee-based
  • $130,893.94 plus super and qualification allowance as per modern award

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

As a growing municipality Wyndham City Council is changing rapidly to respond to community need. The Child Family Health and Well-being Team is expanding to include Service Lead roles to provide additional support to the Coordinator and Team Leaders to deliver quality outcomes and respond to opportunities for innovation.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

You will be responsible for the effective program delivery of our Universal Maternal and Child Health service, providing guidance and leadership to ensure we meet the high expectations of our growing community. You will work with the team to ensure we continue to achieve professional practise standards, developing efficient and effective systems, working in collaboration with other leaders across the Child, Family Health and Wellbeing unit.

You will support the team through change, keeping a keen eye on the development of best practice standards in the sector and delivering innovative ways to continue delivering the exceptional experiences our families have come to know and love.

You will also be responsible for developing transparent processes for strategic resource allocation and implementing a governance framework in line with the obligations of Council and external stakeholders.

What you’ll deliver

  • Strong leadership and guidance to our MCH universal team, driving efficient and effective service delivery
  • Innovative mindset, identifying and implementing positive change and creating opportunities for collaboration
  • A strategic focus to our operational activities, utilising a continuous improvement approach to planning processes
  • An improved governance and resource allocation process and framework
  • Collaborative approach to service planning and improvement, identifying and capitalising on opportunities to improve

What you’ll bring

  • Exceptional leadership skills, developing and supporting the Universal MCH team to achieve outstanding results
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and understanding community needs, developing and implementing outcomes focused policy and service responses
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, providing clear and strategic problem solving to the team
  • Working experience in financial management, program delivery and assessment, and business planning
  • AHPRA registration for both Division 1 Nursing, Midwifery and an accredited postgrad qualification in MCH nursing
  • A current Victorian Working with Children’s check
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Nicole Carver, Coordinator Maternal Child and Family Health and Wellbeing on 0437 198 272.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 Sunday 31st January 2021.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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