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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Canterbury City Community Centre (4cs)

Location : NSW Regional, Sydney (Lakemba)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Development, Community Support Services, Families, Humanitarian

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 7 Dec, 2020

About the role

We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer to build on our current strengths and lead the Organisation to
the next stage in local service provision. This is a key leadership role within the Organisation and would suit an applicant with proven management experience, a creative and collaborative approach to service development and a passion for social justice.

Our current CEO is relocating out of Sydney but will be on hand to provide support during a transition
process. We employ a stable and committed work force who are good at what they do and work well

The successful applicant will have the following qualities

  • Values-based leadership – Lead by example and with integrity, maintain a positive, ethical and
    inclusive organisational culture, demonstrated commitment to social justice.
  • Skilled people manager – Ensure the 4Cs remains a place where people want to work because
    they feel valued, are supported to reach their goals, and are proud of their contribution towards
    achieving the 4cs vision.
  • Strategy and governance – Effectively implement the strategic plan whilst ensuring effective
    governance and oversight of all aspects of the 4Cs operations. We are looking for someone who
    will ensure we meet relevant standards, support ongoing quality improvement, maintain bes tpractice WHS, and effectively manage risks, and who can step in and provide day-to-day support as required.
  • Financial acumen – Someone who has a demonstrated capacity to develop, manage and report on organisational budgets, and enthusiasm for the challenge of helping the 4cs diversify our funding streams and ensure we are well-prepared for future challenges.
  • Stakeholder management – Someone who will maintain strong and productive relationships with decision-makers and funders, who is a natural collaborator with a strong track record establishing effective partnerships, and who values diversity with the ability to work effectively with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.

Salary offered is at SCHCADS Level 8 with Above Award conditions applying – including a 35 hour week and a 10% above Award payment.
As a Public Benevolent Institution we are able to offer generous Salary Sacrifice Packaging arrangements including meals and entertainment benefits.
We offer a flexible and family friendly workplace

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Canterbury City Community Centre (4cs)

Canterbury City Community Centre (4cs) is a dynamic not-for-profit community organisation based in
Lakemba and serving diverse communities in the Canterbury-Bankstown and Inner West local
government areas for nearly 50 years. We are committed to building a strong resilient community which values and includes each member. Our motto is Community Building Community and we work closely with our communities to develop and deliver programs which meet local needs and foster inclusion, harmony and an improved quality of life.

We provide a range of services through our Aged Care, Community Engagement and Learning and
Development programs. We deliver home-care packages as an Approved Aged Care Provider and
Garden Care, Personal Care and Social Inclusion and Wellness Services for older people under the
Commonwealth Home Support Program. Support for migrants, humanitarian entrants and refugees who have settled in Lakemba and surrounding communities is a key focus of our community engagement work. We are also a site for formal and informal adult education activities that give residents an opportunity to build their own and community capacity. Our Skills Training and Resource Service (STARS) provides affordable, accessible and appropriate training for volunteers, Board members and staff to support the Community Aged Care Sector broadly, including our own Commonwealth Home Support Program. Please see for details.
We enjoy a strong reputation for inclusive and quality services, and have experienced sustained growth
in recent years despite challenges in the sectors in which we work. We currently employ close to 50 staff and over 100 volunteers, and have an annual operating budget of $3 million.

How to apply

Position Description : CCCC CEO Position Description 2020

Download the Position Description and apply in writing addressing selection criteria identified under General Knowledge Skills and Experience. Attach a copy of your resume by Monday 7th December 2020.

Applicants for the position must successfully undergo a Criminal Records Checks, a Working with Children Check and a search of the Banned and Disqualified person on the ASIC Register.

Interviews will be held on Monday 14th December 2020 (afternoon) or Tuesday 15th December 2020 (late afternoon). The successful applicant will be available to start in February 2021.

Please direct any questions about the position to Centre CEO Liz Messih on 9750 9344 or

Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer via Pro Bono Australia.



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