Senior Manager

Help country people to have a safe home, money to live on & strong relationships, Committed and passionate staff, We embrace the benefits of diversity.

About the business

At we want all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships. 

We are a non-government organisation (NGO) and our values (CARE - Compassion, Adaptability, Relationships, and Excellence) underpin the work we do.  Together, as one team, we CARE to ensure all country people experience the same seamless and consistent service across all touch points in a welcoming and non-judgemental environment.

8% of staff are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and growing be a part of that growth.

About the role

Due to impending retirements, is seeking two experienced Senior Managers to lead the strategic and operational management of the following services:

  • Residential Care
  • Foster Care
  • Family Support, Preservation & Reunification
  • Limestone Coast Family Relationship Centre
  • Murraylands Communities for Children program
  • Minya Porlar Creche is taking a flexible approach to the allocation of specific service responsibilities and remuneration between the two successful Senior Managers based on the experience, transferrable skills and qualifications of each.

Benefits and perks

  • $112,000-$120,000 negotiable
  • Full time
  • Five (5) weeks annual leave
  • Charitable Organisation Salary Packaging benefits (refer to
  • 10% employer contribution to superannuation

Skills and experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster relationships
  • Extensive senior leadership in people management and leading and developing teams
  • Excellence in driving quality delivery, high performance and achieving outcomes/impact.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of compliance/ risk management frameworks, and applying evidence based decision making
  • Solid strategic thinking and planning with the ability to be 'hands-on' where required
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to manage and deliver on budgets
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with a range of complex stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of issues impacting Aboriginal people and commitment to the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal children and families
  • Understanding of the challenges and opportunities in delivering services to people with highly complex needs
  • Ability to create and present business cases and tender applications where required
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, skills and/or experience in Community Services, Business Management and/or related fields

Experience in some or all of the services would be highly regarded but not essential.

How to apply

In support of your application:

  • We strongly encourage you to include a covering letter addressing the listed skills and experience and relevant experience with the listed service areas within the Position Description. It is not necessary for you to address each of the skills and experience however you could highlight your transferrable key skills and experience.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for three (3) referees, two (2) of whom are/were a direct line manager.
  • Subject line:  Your full name - Recruitment Senior Managers

During your online application you will be prompted to upload your resume and the option to upload your cover letter.

Closing date:  18 September 2020

31/08/2020 $0 Mt Gambier & Limestone Coast 1 CEO & General Management
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