Maryanne Jacobs is currently the Director of Operations NSW, for MacKillop Family Services. She has worked in the Welfare sector for over thirty years. Prior to Mackillop Maryanne spent eight years as the Operations Manager for OOHC with UnitingCare Burnside and eleven years working for ANGLICARE.
Maryanne has been the Co-chair of the Western Sydney Nepean Blue Mountains Regional Implementation group since its inception and as such has been actively involved in the sector wide transformation of the OOHC system. She has a good understanding of the sector reforms and the issues faced by both large and small Non Government Agencies. While much of her recent focus has been in OOHC she is also familiar with the homelessness sector reforms and Family Preservation and restoration programs.
As a registered Psychologist Maryanne is focused on the delivery of trauma informed care and is committed to delivering sound therapeutic services across the sector.
Maryanne holds a Masters of Clinical Psychology, a Masters in the Psychology of Coaching and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management.