Josie Kitch to head-up operations in South Australia
Ms Kitch has held various executive positions within health, disability and aged care services, including as CEO of scosa and Residential Services Manager at Helping Hand Aged Care. She also ran her own consulting business for eight years, providing strategic advice to disability and aged care providers throughout Australia, and is a current board member of L’Arche Australia.
In her role at The Benevolent Society, Ms Kitch will lead the delivery and expansion of services in South Australia, including therapies and support for families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD), intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviours.
“Josie’s extensive senior leadership experience across the disability and aged care sectors will be a real asset to The Benevolent Society’s South Australia operations,” said Anna Robinson, Executive Director - Disability, The Benevolent Society.
“She is committed to growing our services in South Australia and is passionate about helping local families and communities in need of support. I am very pleased to have her on board and am confident she will make an invaluable contribution in this role.”
Speaking about her new role, Ms Kitch said: “The Benevolent Society is a well-respected organisation that is committed to helping people live their best life, which is a mission I am excited to be a part of.
"I look forward to growing our services across the streams of disability and child and health to support South Australian families, particularly those in regional areas where accessing support can often be difficult."
Currently, The Benevolent Society South Australia has offices in Melrose Park, Salisbury and Port Pirie. We also offer services in Mount Gambier.