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About Us

Our vision is a society that respects and upholds the rights of older people.   

Seniors Rights Service has been assisting older Australians as the leading provider of legal services, aged care advocacy, education and information to seniors in NSW since 1986. We raise awareness and empower older people to activate, uphold, extend and defend their individual rights. We achieve our purpose by providing accessible and confidential legal services, aged care advocacy and information. 

About the Opportunity 

The Executive Officer role encompasses the efficient management of the Executive Office and the provision of secretariat support to the Company Secretary, Board and Sub Committees. This includes offering strategic advice and recommendations, overseeing policy and governance matters, managing special projects, ensuring effective communication and stakeholder engagement as well as coordinating the delivery of services within set timelines both internally and externally.

This position requires you to be hands-on, strategic, and possess excellent problem solving skills while managing the day-to-day requirements and long term strategic plans. You will be responsible for various tasks including writing reports, drafting presentations, preparing documents and coordinating all activities for the Board and Sub Committees.

About you

To be considered for this position:

  • Must have 6+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills, attention to details and take pride in your work.
  • An extensive understanding of legislative, governance and reporting requirements, such as ACNC and funding bodies.
  • Be a strategic and tactical thinker with experience working with a board.
  • Able to develop and communicate simple solutions from the diverse strands of information that come with working within an organisation that operates in a diverse industry.
  • Have experience leading through others with the ability to apply tact and sensitivity while remaining outcomes focused and getting buy-in from stakeholders.
  • Highly proficient with technology and software and possess demonstrated project management skills.
  • A passion for social change and contributing to an organisation dedicated to supporting the most disadvantaged people in our communities is a must.
  • Willing to undertake and maintain a National Criminal History Check as a condition of employment.

What’s in it for you?

  • Experience a collaborative and fun work culture in a growing organisation
  • Great flexibility with access to hybrid work arrangements
  • Competitive salary with NFP Salary Packaging benefits
  • 15 days personal/carer’s leave and gifted leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Feel good knowing you are working for an organisation with a strong social conscience and presence within our community.


Applications CloseFebruary 26, 2024
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Job CategoryExecutive & Senior Management
Job FieldAged Care, Community Awareness/Development/Engagement
Employment BasisFull Time
LocationSydney CBD

How to Apply


If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter including responses to the both the below questions via this link. Applications close 12 February 2024. Strong applicants may be interviewed prior to the close date.

  • Why are you interested in applying for this role?
  •  What knowledge, skills and attributes do you have that would make you the ideal candidate?

At Seniors Rights Service we:

  • Seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, and cultures - and one that reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Seniors Rights Service a great place to work.
  • Believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe. We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


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