Manager, Allied Health | KU Children’s Services

Website KU Children's Services

·        Sector leading pay and benefits

·        Opportunities for career enhancement and development

·        Based in the heart of Sydney City

About Us

KU Children’s Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of early childhood education, and has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice for 5 successive years from 2016 to 2020, demonstrating our commitment to making your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

KU operates nearly 140 early childhood education and care services across NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services. KU also operates brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees.

The Role

This role leads and professionally supports a transdisciplinary team of Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and ESDM therapists across multiple locations in NSW & Victoria. The role is to establish and manage new high quality Allied Health services for both KU Children and families and those families from the wider community. The role involves working with colleagues across different departments within KU and you will work directly with Therapists, Children, and families at KU locations. Supported by experienced administrators and reporting directly to the General Manager Inclusion, this is a wonderful opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of children!

The Manager Allied Health is responsible for overseeing the establishment of operations, resourcing and financial management of the Allied Health team in collaboration with the General Manager Inclusion. This position also involves the implementation of the NDIS Quality Standards across each centre and supporting the ongoing growth and sustainability of Allied Health services within nominated KU Services.

This permanent position is based in our Central Office on York street, Sydney CBD and will see you working 8 hours per day, 5 days per week accruing a monthly rostered day off.

The Criteria

·        Undergraduate degree/ post graduate degree in Early Childhood, Social Science, Allied Health or Health Administration

·        Demonstrate current knowledge of the NDIS Quality Practice Standards  as well as the early Childhood & early intervention sectors

·        Experience in working with and managing multi-disciplinary teams

·        Sound knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications of care and protection of children.

·        Strong organisational skills, computer literacy and communication skills

·        Appropriate Working With Children’s checks (VIC & NSW)

·        NDIS Work Screening Check

As a recognised leader in Early Childhood and awarded Employer of Choice, for five consecutive years from 2016 to 2020, by the Australian Business Awards – KU offers highly competitive salaries, excellent benefits and access to support services and opportunities for professional development.

If this sounds like the perfect career opportunity for you, please apply now!

How do you apply?

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Cover Letter outlining how you meet the criteria along with an updated CV via the ‘APPLY NOW’ button.

For inquiries, contact Anthony, HR Generalist on 9268 3930 or via careers@ku.com.au (please note: applications are not accepted via this email).

To apply for this job email your details to careers@ku.com.au.