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Organisation : Beehive Industries

Location : Sydney (Eastern Suburbs)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Disabilities, Health – General, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Beehive Industries

About the role

  • Manage the running of existing social support programs & develop new initiatives
  • Candidates must be a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Darlinghurst location, 4 days a week, in house chef meals provided

The Organisation

Beehive Industries break the cycle of social isolation for these vulnerable individuals by nurturing a sense of identity and providing a meaningful purpose by offering opportunities to develop and maintain new skills through nutritional support, educational programs, employment training and recreational activities.
Since 1971, Beehive Industries has been on a mission. Though the world around us has changed, their place in the local community is as vital today as it was almost 50 years ago. Their mission is to beat the isolation faced by Sydney seniors and those living with disability.
Culture and Benefits

  • Newly created role
  • 4 days a week
  • $80k + super (pro rata) + salary sacrifice
  • Meals provided by in-house chef

The Role

As the social support program manager you will provide leadership and superior client and customer solutions across Beehive social support programs including vulnerable seniors, NDIS disability support and long term unemployed support. Your core responsibilities will be the supervision of service users and development of training support, lead the current Beehive social support programs, including a range of learning and life-skills, and reviewing existing programs and adding to or amending them.
You will work with clients to implement, manage and review all person-centred plans, in line with government funding requirements (e.g. DSOA and NDIS), alongside establishing reliable measurement tools for clients to summarise data and produce regular board, funding and regulatory reports.
The role also involves the supervision of university social work students and collaborating with the social enterprise operations manager to develop training support plans for Work for the Dole and NDIS employment training and support program.
Other duties will include:

  • Referring clients to appropriate specialists
  • Referrals of clients with current and new stakeholders
  • Assisting in the transfer of clients through sections of the organisation
  • Problem solve day-to-day issues and follow-up on support services
  • Assist with NDIS quality and safeguarding framework audit

Skills Required

You have previous experience in community or disability support services and a strong knowledge and understanding of the NDIS systems and government funding schemes including the development and management of person­-centred planning.
Your Bachelor of Social Work degree (or similar) and registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers in conjunction with your strong report writing, analytical skills and problem solving will be crucial to you securing the role.
You will also have strong conflict resolution skills and an empathy and understanding of what goes into working within the aged care sector.

If you are a social worker with experience in community support, disability or aged care, then please submit your expression of interest including a cover letter responding to the skills required above and a resume. Alternatively call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Social Support Program Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Community_Development, #Disabilities, #Health_–_General, #Mental_Health


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