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March

Service Manager, Newpin

Uniting Communities Adelaide - Adelaide, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 74,000 South Australians each year as they strive for bright futures and great lives. Through the dedication of over 1,500 passionate staff and volunteers, we offer a range of services to support the needs of individuals and our community to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We offer services across a range of areas including mental health and counselling; residential and community aged care; housing crisis and emergency support; disability services; services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; financial and legal support; drug and alcohol counselling; family relationships; and respite and carer support. Uniting Communities also operates a number of additional services and businesses including Goodwill, Lifeline Adelaide & U City. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services to all.

About the Role

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Service Manager to develop and manage three new centres within the Adelaide metro area for the development of Newpin (New Parent and Infant Network) for South Australia and Uniting Communities.

This role will require you to work autonomously and lead the establishment of this service, with support from the Senior Manager. Your previous management and leadership skills will enable you to implement the model within licence requirements, while ensuring the future viability of the service with effective systems.

Your ability to build relationships with key stakeholders including the Department of Child Protection will secure the success of Newpin within South Australia. You will also need to make a commitment to effectively manage, recruit, support and induct staff, monitor and manage a service’s financial performance, set up and monitor data systems.

About You

  • Hold a relevant tertiary qualification, such as Social Work, Psychology, Social Science or another relevant field
  • Have experience working with families involved with the child protection system
  • Have experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities
  • Have experience in management and leadership in the Community Services or a similar sector
  • Have experience in developing strategic, working relationships to achieve program outcomes
  • Have experience designing and implementing change within services.

About the Remuneration

The Salary range will be dependent on experience and/or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Should the above describe you and you are looking to be a part of a brand new opportunity, please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 referees. Please ensure you have also visited https://www.uniting.org/services/family-services/newpin-child-restoration before applying.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. You will be required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks, inclusive of DCSI, WWC and National Police checks.

This role offers the opportunity to make meaningful change through your work. For further information, or if you wish to discuss the potential of the service please call Cheryl Lierton, Senior Manager, 0488 147 274.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Adelaide, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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