Manager Wellbeing

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 November 2021


The Manager Wellbeing is accountable for the effective delivery of wellbeing services and supports to learning communities across our 80 primary and secondary schools.

<p dir="ltr">At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 employees located across 80 schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 43,000 plus students. We are always on the look out for great leaders to help us transform the learning of each student and enrich the professional lives of our staff within a Catholic learning community.</p> <p dir="ltr">We are committed to the creation of school communities where each student can reach their full potential and flourish. We have recently established the Wellbeing Directorate at CEDP, and&nbsp;seek a highly skilled Wellbeing Manager who will provide leadership to the system in matters regarding the wellbeing of students and staff. With 24 direct reports in a combined team of 114 Wellbeing members, this senior role is critical to our mission for Catholic education to transform the learning of each student and enrich the professional lives of staff within a Catholic learning community.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the role:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Manager Wellbeing is accountable for the effective delivery of wellbeing services and supports to learning communities. This is achieved through:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing leadership to the Wellbeing Team (including wellbeing counsellors and specialist teams);</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ensuring that learning communities receive quality services that are responsive, timely, effective and coordinated;&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Developing and implementing system wide approaches and frameworks to address wellbeing of students and staff;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working collaboratively with leaders, teachers and other stakeholders to develop coordinated supports for vulnerable students and their families;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working collaboratively with system leaders to gather and analyse wellbeing data and recommend responses to identified needs;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Leading the team in development and review processes that promote professional growth.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Typical Experience and Qualifications:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study (Psychology, Social Work or similar);</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social workers (AASW) or registration with The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Leadership experience including leadership of teams and leadership of systemic change;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Negotiation, conflict management and interpersonal skills</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best people to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an employer of choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion high-quality education and lead the way in innovative practice.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, click <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/">here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a>&nbsp; or follow us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/catholic-education-office-parramatta/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true">Linked</a>.</p>
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