Category: Social Work / Community Services
Job type: Full Time
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is committed to tackling the significant critical, contemporary issues adversely affecting women, girls, and their families. They aspire for all women, girls, and families to be safe, well, strong, and connected.
It is one of the largest providers of financial capability programs In Australia, with a diverse range of services to support people who are financially & socially vulnerable. They offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, family and youth programs, playgroups, education programs, and community houses.
A newly created role, the Program Manager will be responsible for developing, delivering, and managing the Financial Resilience Services Program (FRSP) in partnership with the Queensland Families and Communities Association (QFCA - the Peak Body for Neighbourhood Houses in Queensland) and Queensland Neighbourhood and Community Centres (NCC).
The Program Manager is responsible for operational delivery, clinical and operational risk management, service quality, measuring and reporting of program and client outcomes, introducing innovation, and implementing service improvements across 27 regions within Qld.
The role will also be responsible for program budget and workforce planning and managing program delivery to best-practice standards, whilst being the face of Good Shepherd in Queensland.
With formal qualifications in Social Work, Human Services (Welfare), Community Development, or related disciplines, you will possess leadership experience, implementing large, diverse programs through partnership arrangements. You will also be able to offer demonstrable project management skills, managing multiple stakeholders.
In addition, you are able to demonstrate that you can:
- Lead and manage at an operational level
- Recruit, train, and retain financial resilience workers, and/or Financial Counsellors, where necessary
- Maintain a positive and collaborative relationship with the funding body
- Develop and maintain relationships with community groups and other services to enable early intervention and appropriate referral pathways
- Manage financial budgets
A competitive salary at SCHADS Level 8.1 is on offer, plus statutory superannuation and access to attractive PBI/NFP salary packaging. This is a full-time, permanent position, based in Queensland out of either the Southport or Brisbane offices, with very flexible remote working arrangements available.
If you have exceptional skills in the above areas and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please make an application by clicking the ’Apply’ tab below to submit your resume and cover letter in Word format. To confidentially discuss this role further please feel free to call Alex Cooper (0472 510 848) or Barry Vienet (0418 329 523) from Johnson Recruitment.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, migrants and refugees, and LGBTIQA people are strongly supported in applying.
This is a retained, exclusive assignment and any direct applications or referrals will be forwarded to Johnson Recruitment.
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