Why choose Rainbow?

At Rainbow Centre we believe in recognising and respecting the uniqueness of every individual. This applies to the people we serve, and also to those whom we serve alongside each day.

We believe that diversity within our team makes us stronger, so we welcome people with different backgrounds and experiences. We’re always on the lookout for people who share our values, who are compassionate, who want to serve persons with disabilities, and who are able to fuel that into an everyday dedication; people who are keen to continuously learn so that they can bring their best to the people we serve.

If that’s you, we would love to hear from you!

We value our staff. We know the impact we create is greater when our people know they are taken care of. So we invest in our people by:

Providing development opportunities such as training, workshops, consultancies and coaching sessions

Offering varied job opportunities across our many programmes for vertical and lateral progression

Offering competitive salaries which are benchmarked to the NCSS Social Service Sector Salary Guidelines

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Assistant Director, Therapy Services

Apply now Job no: 492276
Work type: Permanent (Full-time)
Location: All locations
Categories: Allied Professional, Management

At Rainbow Centre we envision a world where persons with disabilities are empowered and thriving in inclusive communities. We are always on the lookout for people who share our values, who are passionate about serving persons with disabilities and their families; and who are keen to keep learning so they can bring their best to the people we serve.

Rainbow Centre is looking for an Assistant Director, Therapy Services to lead a team of dedicated therapists to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities through the delivery of quality therapy that support and empower these individuals, their family members and the communities around them so that they can achieve their highest level of independence and lead thriving lives.

The postholder plays a key role in directing the operations, programs and activities of therapists, having oversight of the services and leading the team to identify trends and design so as to implement innovative programmes to address service gaps. The post holder will also act as a representative of the agency to engage and address queries from external stakeholders.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and outlining mid- to long-term operational directions that support the overall strategy of Rainbow Centre. 
  • Leading in regular review of strategies, including operational and tactical strategies, to ensure alignment with the overall mission and vision of the agency 
  • Leading the development and implementation of operational strategies to ensure efficient delivery of therapy services, and managing resources to ensure optimal usage.
  • Overseeing the delivery of therapy services and develop strategies to spearhead the development or review of service delivery models, programmes and care protocols to promote better integration of therapy services within Rainbow Centre and/or the sector
  • Building and leveraging on community networks to encourage social service integration.

Candidate Requirements

  • Possess a recognised Degree or Post Graduate Degree in Allied Health 
  • Possess an Allied Health Professional Registration
  • Demonstrates a high understanding of professional standards and development in the areas of therapy and, in particular, disability issues
  • Typically 12 years post qualification experience working in a setting with a multidisciplinary team with at least 3 years’ experience in staff supervision and management
  • Preferably with management experience in a large social service agency with an emphasis in administering large scale programs, analyzing and recommending solutions in organizations, systems procedures and programs

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