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About the role

Reporting directly to the Group Manager, you will be responsible to be aligned to BaptistCare HopeStreet’s purpose and values. To provide mentoring, leadership, support and management to staff and volunteers at HopeStreet Warilla North and the Domestic Violence Accommodation Support Programs.

To provide operational oversight, ensuring sustainable high quality service delivery aligned with industry standards and effective staff development, financial and risk management and stakeholder engagement.

To have high level expertise working with people from ATSI and CALD backgrounds, people experiencing complex circumstances such as homelessness, financial exclusion, addiction and mental health issues, and women and children experiencing abuse and domestic violence.

About You

The ideal candidate will ideally have previous experience in an effective leadership and operational management position, will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and very strong stakeholder engagement and management capability.

Extensive experience in counselling, group work, family services, domestic violence support or related services as well as strong experience in financial and budget management is highly desirable.

To be considered, you will need

  • Relevant qualifications (diploma minimum) in Community Services, Psychology, Social work, Community Services or other relevant discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Current and valid Working with Children Check
  • Drivers licence
  • Demonstrated experience in management with minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people in a trauma-informed way, who have experienced marginalisation
  • Demonstrated experience working in community housing and accommodation programs
  • Essential competencies:
  • Committed Christian and active involvement in a Christian Church that can demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of BaptistCare’s Christian identity and promote the organisation’s values through interactions at work
  • Training, skills and experience in Trauma informed care
  • Demonstrated capacity managing a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to WHS compliance and oversight

About Us

We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services -- we also give back to the community through domestic violence prevention initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.

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