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Board Directors

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Organisation : LiveBetter Community Services

Location : NSW Regional (Orange)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Aug, 2019

About the role

  • Seeking expressions of interest for a number of independent Board Directors (paid appointments)
  • Board meetings held monthly in Orange, expressions encouraged from across our footprint in regional NSW & QLD
  • Be part of our for-purpose organisation, contribute toward making an impact in the lives of people living within our regional communities

About Independent Board Director Positions

To strengthen the skills and knowledge base of the existing board, our Board is seeking expressions of interest for a number of Director positions to commence in November 2019. These positions are paid Director appointments, with our Board meeting monthly at our Head Office, which is based in Orange, NSW.

Board members are responsible for ensuring governance and oversight of the services’ legal and financial accountability and statutory requirements, as well as compliance with funding deed requirements.

The LiveBettter Board is a skills-based Board.  The skills and attributes required of directors can be broadly categorised into 3 areas:

  • Professional Director Skills
  • Industry Specific Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

LiveBetter aims to achieve a balanced Board with a diverse range of skills and attributes so applications will be considered within the context of the current Board skills matrix.  The LiveBetter Board is keen to appoint skilled and experienced professionals on the committees of the board to assist in strengthening its role and functioning.

What LiveBetter needs from you

We are seeking passionate Board Directors from diverse backgrounds, who are proud to champion our values of integrity, respect, empowerment, cooperation and excellence. Whilst appointments to the Board are based upon merit, the Board as a whole aims to encompass diversity in experience, skills and perspectives.

Expressions of interest will be shortlisted based on knowledge, expertise and experience in a range of the following areas:

  • Strategic IT and systems experience
  • Financial & Legal acumen
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Primary Health Care and Aged/Disability Care
  • Thorough understanding and connection to Regional and Remote Australia
  • Key stakeholder relationships and management (including government and community)
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behaviours commensurate with performance requirements for company directors along with commitment to sound governance practices
  • Experienced Directors that are inclusive, strategic and familiar with board processes

Candidates wishing to develop skills as a company director may also be considered.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : LiveBetter Community Services

LiveBetter is a Not-For-Profit regionally based community service organisation that recognises the need for specialist service provision for the people of regional Australia. Delivering a range of aged, disability, carer, child and family, mental health and clinical services, LiveBetter takes a holistic approach to working with customers seeking to ensure that customer needs and preferences are met. As well as service delivery LiveBetter assists customers with information, linking and referrals to other services.

LiveBetter employs approximately 1700 staff operating in offices, homes, preschools, respite centres and community hubs across regional and rural Queensland and NSW. Working alongside our staff are more than 250 volunteers who provide extra support and services to our customers and communities. For further information about great things we do, please visit our website: https://livebetter.org.au/

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Board Directors via Pro Bono Australia.

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