Community Hub Manager

Job Reference No:

Weave - CHM

Reference No: Weave - CHM

Weave Youth and Community Services

Applications Closing: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:00

Weave Community Hub Manager - Woolloomooloo (9 day fortnight)

  • Work within the wider Weave team providing quality youth and family services and community capacity building in the communities of Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst
  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with over 43 years experience working with the community
  • Generous salary packaging options available

Weave is seeking an experienced Weave Community Hub Manager to be responsible for all aspects of the management of the centre. The Community Hub Manager will provide leadership, support and management to the Woolloomooloo team (7-10 team members) in collaboration with the Casework Program Manager. 

Fostering and growing meaningful, respectful relationships with community members and key community leaders is an integral part of the role.  All Weave programs work holistically from a strengths-based, culturally safe, client centred and trauma informed perspective. 



 

Details
Category: Community Development, Management
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Community
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us

About Weave Youth & Community Services:

At Weave we believe when people are supported, they are empowered to change their own lives. 

Since 1976, we have been providing a range of services and support to children, young people, families and communities who face complex issues and difficult circumstances.

Our work is about genuine, culturally safe,client centered support that celebrates people’s strengths and capacity and harnesses these to achieve improved life outcomes. Community development and community capacity building is a cornerstone of our work.

The team at Weave are dedicated, experienced and are recognised for their engaging work and pioneering therapeutic approaches. For more information about Weave please visit our website: www.weave.org.au

Position details
Qualifications:

Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare, Mental Health, Community Management or other relevant discipline

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare, Mental Health, Community Management or other relevant discipline

  • At least 3 years experience leading and managing a team in an NGO setting or similar

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, make complex decisions and manage competing demands in a high paced environment

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in strengths based community development and commitment to ongoing community liaison, building positive relationships within the community and promoting the centre at every opportunity

  • Understanding of the challenges facing Aboriginal people, families and communities

  • Program and project management experience including planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting 

  • Experience writing grant applications  as well as budget management

  • Understanding of trauma informed, strengths-based and person centred practices and commitment to working holistically with people experiencing complex social issues 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills and experience in managing complex community dynamics and workplace dynamics

  • Ability to work flexible hours when necessary including after hours and weekends

  • Strong computer and IT literacy skills

  • Common sense and an excellent sense of humour

  • Current NSW Working With Children Check Clearance

  • NSW Class C driver's licence

Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Experience delivering groups/workshops and organising events
Other Information:

Classification for this position is SCHCADS Award Level 5 Paypoint 1 to Level 6 Paypoint 3 ($44.04 - $49.81 per hour) depending on qualifications and experience. Plus salary packaging benefits. 

Contact details
Contact Name: Patricia
Contact Email: recruitment@weave.org.au
Contact Phone: 9318 0539
How to apply

How to Apply
 

Applications including a current Resume and a document specifically responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria (List of criteria is included in the Job Description Document), should be emailed to Patricia at recruitment@weave.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply 

Phone Patricia on 9318 0539 if you want further information. The Job Description is  available on our website.

 

Closing Date for applications is Midnight 

Tuesday 3 March 2020



 

Date posted: 14 February 2020

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