Alicia Goddard has been appointed as the new General Manager for People, Culture and Diversity at leading not-for-profit aged care, in-home and community services provider, Benetas.
She joins the team with over 20 years’ experience in health, government and education industries, across not-for-profit and for-profit. Having worked across strategy, governance and risk management, she has a strong appreciation for the role of leadership and culture in improving organisational performance. Her highly collaborative approach has brought together partnerships within public health services to deliver transformation change in workforce practices and clinical operating models.
Alicia has experience leading people and culture teams across strategic HR, business partnering, organisational development, change management, culture transformation, occupational health, safety and wellbeing, and diversity. Her approach to building and coaching others to develop and deliver strategy has resulted in teams being awarded recognition through the Australian HR Institute and Institute of Public Administration.
Alicia’s focus is on building an employee experience that fosters relationships and creates strong, collaborative communities. With the people and culture team, her ambition is to provide services through shared values and ensure Benetas people provide our aging community with the opportunity to live their best life.
“The aged care sector is emerging from a time of many challenges and we need new, innovative ways of thinking to overcome them,” said Benetas CEO, Sandra Hills.
“Alicia’s experience in building strong, collaborative organisational cultures and change management will help us assemble the workforce we need to better meet the needs of our customers, now and into the future,” Ms Hills said.