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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Baptcare via People for Purpose

Location : Australia (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Baptcare via People for Purpose

Baptcare is a faith-based not-for-profit organisation operating across Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, and providing residential and community care for older people and support to children, families, and people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and people seeking asylum.

Baptcare has been built over a 75-year history of providing care and support to vulnerable and sometimes marginalised people in their community. Today their broad range of services are led and delivered to 32,000 Australians by over 3,500 staff and volunteers.

About the role

  • Build on a solid foundation, strong values and established reputation
  • Inspire and guide a passionate and person-centred team
  • Evolve the organisation for contemporary service delivery

The Board of Baptcare are currently looking for their next Chief Executive. The Chief Executive will ensure that the vision and mission of the organisation become a reality by leading this legacy organisation through a significant transformation across services, digital technology and investments. They will collaborate broadly across the sector and bring a strong personal commitment to their Christian faith.
Experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, you will be:

  • Experienced leading a complex, multi-disciplinary Human Services or people-centred business;
  • A strong leader with a refined influencing style and a high level of emotional intelligence;
  • Adept at leading transformation across technology, organisational structure, investments and workforce-delivered services;
  • A confident face for the organisation, build partnerships, and collaborate broadly across the sector;
  • A committed practising Christian.

How to apply

People for Purpose are partnering with Baptcare to lead the search for this role.

We invite you to read the position description located on the People for Purpose website under Executive Search at  Please review the Baptcare website at for further information.

Once you have absorbed this information and conducted your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Baptcare and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.


Applications close 5pm on Friday 24 June 2022


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

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Community_Support_Services


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