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Manager, Children’s Services

Organisation : Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative

Location : VIC Regional (Warrnambool)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Operations Management, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Children, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 22 Dec, 2019

About the role

Exciting leadership opportunity! We are on the lookout for a dynamic and effective leader to oversee the day to day operations for our expanding Children’s Services with 14 dedicated staff and 10 specialised programs. This role is part of the executive leadership team with responsibility for leading and mentoring staff, financial management, meeting service delivery targets and ensuring accreditation and compliance standards are met. SCHADS Award Level 7. Full-time. 

What we are looking for

  • A commitment to improving overall health of Aboriginal families
  • A commitment to Aboriginal culture
  • Ability to strategically grow services
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to mentor staff
  • Knowledge and management experience in Children’s Services sector

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

The Benefits

Generous annual salary, including 9.5% superannuation, attractive salary packaging benefits (salary package your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.), annual leave loading, early finish Fridays, free car parking, plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is a not for profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) providing culturally attuned, integrated health and community services in Warrnambool and regional South West Victoria. 

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Manager, Children's Services Dec 2019

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Ashley Couzens, CEO, 5559 1234, ceo@gunditjmara.org.au. General enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 5559 1234, recruitment@gunditjmara.org.au.

Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria. Current vacancies & position descriptions are listed on our website www.gunditjmara.org.au.

Application deadline is Sunday 22 December 2019.

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation

Please quote in application: Manager, Children's Services via Pro Bono Australia.

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