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Organisation : Yooralla

Location : Australia (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 17 Sep, 2021

About the role

Location:                   Melbourne CBD                                                                
Job reference:           493873        
Applications close:  17th September 2021 @ 11:55pm   

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director Community Services is responsible for providing vision and leadership to ensure the organisation’s delivery of high quality and effective services across community settings, in Yooralla facilities and in customers’ own homes.  The Director Community Services is responsible for developing and delivering sustainable services that meet the needs of customers with a disability and provide them with choices in support to assist them to live the life they choose.

The Community Services portfolio comprises the following services;

  • Business Enterprises and Education
  • Community Inclusions
  • Community Hubs
  • Children’s Services

This new position will play an important role to deliver the recently developed Strategic Plan 2021 – 2024

The Applicant:

The preferred applicant will possess:

  • Extensive management experience at a senior level in operational service delivery in a disability services, community services or health related field.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills and experienced strategic thinker
  • A good track record in customer service excellence
  • Contemporary knowledge in providing person centered care to people with disabilities.
  • The ability to conceptualise and implement strategy

The Offer

  • An attractive remuneration package with excellent salary packaging tax benefits
  • Excellent central CBD location
  • Flexible working hours
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • Supportive team environment with a string record of employee engagement

For further information please contact David Thorsen, Executive Director, People & Culture, via email


We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.



About the organisation

Organisation Name : Yooralla

The Organisation

Join one of the oldest, largest and most reputable not for profit organisations supporting people with disability of all ages and needs across Victoria.  Our broad range of services includes long and short term accommodation alternatives, in - home support, therapy, attendant care, assistive technologies, employment, education, recreation, training and practical skills for daily living.

Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers.  We have played an active role in improving awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for 100 years. 

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Director, Community Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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