Services Manager

Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre

Applications Closing: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 17:00

Salary: Level 7-8 SCHADS Award commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Services Manager is a permanent part time role for 15 to 21 hours per week (negotiable) responsible for the overall management of the Centre. The Services Manager provides a leadership role to staff and an advisory role to the Management Committee in the achievement of organisation objectives. You will have an inclusive and communication style conducive to creating a cohesive team of volunteers and staff. This leadership position will also require you to have a high level ability to strategically engage with the stakeholders to address existing and emerging community needs.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Strategic organisation leadership
• Staff management
• Services management and delivery
• Organisation management
• Relationship management with DANC’s major stakeholders

The full Position Description contains more details.

Category: Community Development, Management, Leadership and Management
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Neighbourhood, Community, Management and Operations
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Western Sydney
About us

Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre (DANC) receives its major funding from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS). Currently it has 2 part-time staff, one casual staff and a group of volunteers who work as a team to achieve objectives in line with the NSW Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Reform in Telopea, Rydalmere, Ermington, Dundas and Dundas Valley.

Position details

• Tertiary qualifications in social work or other relevant discipline

Essential Selection Criteria:

• Tertiary qualifications in social work or other relevant discipline
• Managerial level experience
• Knowledge of organisational governance and risk management
• Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in social media
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Demonstrated commitment to learning and development for staff and volunteers
• NSW Working with Children Check
• National Police Check
• Current NSW driver’s licence

Desirable Selection Criteria:

• Qualifications/experience in two or more of the following: parenting programs; children’s issues; youth issues; indigenous issues; working with disadvantaged communities; working with vulnerable families
• Experience in FACS TEI reform and relevant legal frameworks

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How to apply

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Please address the Position Description’s essential and desirable criteria, in your application.

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Date posted: 29 April 2019

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