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Manager Women and Children’s Services Wyndham

Organisation : Safe Futures Foundation

Location : Melbourne (Wyndham)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Other, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 24 Jan, 2020

About the role

Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and the changing landscape of family violence? Do you want to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving outcomes and quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence? Do you want to work in a supportive environment that values and trains it’s team members? Safe Futures is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced full time Manager Women and Children’s Services to augment our new 24 hour state of the art, purpose built Refuge and Emergency Accommodation Service located in Wyndham.

What We Offer

  • Permanent ongoing positions
  • Salary in accordance with the SCHADS award, Level 8 and above award conditions such as study leave
  • Generous salary packaging including novated leasing and meals and entertainment card
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Regular supervision, reflective practice and management support including access to EAP

About the role

The role involves working rostered hours/sleepovers, including weekend and public holidays, participating in an ‘on call’ roster and recall to duty if required.

The Manager Women and Children’s Services will be responsible for the implementation of and operationalisation of Safe Futures West in the Wyndham area, Melbourne.  The Manager Women and Children ‘s Services is a key leadership role that has responsibility for service provision for the organisation and plays a pivotal role in the success of the family violence emergency response program. The Manager Women and Children’s Services will be expected to meet a range of outcomes and deliverables which align with the Safe Futures Strategic Plan and to assist the organisation to achieve its business goals and build a strong and sustainable organisation.

 About You

A tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or related discipline at degree level.

  • Previous experience managing a team in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated high-level decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Safe Futures Foundation

Safe Futures Foundation is a not for profit Specialist Family Violence Organisation that provides frontline services to women and children to help them escape control, abuse and violence and rebuild their lives.  We have been responding to family violence and changing people’s stories for over 40 years.  We operate across 2 main sites in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs and our new site in the Western region. We are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. 

The Foundation supports women and children through three key programs:

  • Safe in the Community
  • Intake and Emergency Response – Eastern and Western regions and
  • Community Connect

Safe Futures is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people and complies with Victorian child safe standards

How to apply for this role

Position Description : PD Manager SFW Wyndham

For consideration, the applicant must address the key selection criteria contained within the position description; all applications to include a covering letter and emailed to paulap@safefutures.org.au

Applications close Friday 24th January 2020


Please quote in application: Manager Women and Children’s Services Wyndham via Pro Bono Australia.


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