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Program Manager - Community Adolescent Programs


Employer: abrs
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Management, Family Services, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 15 April, 2019.
Applications close: 29 April, 2019.

The Organisation

An exciting opportunity has become available to work for ACT Together/Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. A full time, permanent Program Manager is required for the Community Adolescent Programs  based in ACT Together, Bruce, ACT.

The Role

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Program Manager  responsible for the ongoing management of the Community Adolescent Programs and deliver residential services, outreach support and determine appropriate priorities for the team and each young person.

The Candidate

The ideal Program Manager will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Youth Work, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Community Services or related field
  • Experience in delivering services to children and young people with high and complex needs
  • Experience leading a team within an oohc/child protection/residential setting
  • Sound knowledge of child protection issues relating to children and young people at risk
  • Sound knowledge of child development issues in relation to children and young people’s care and their connections to family, culture and community

Barnardos works closely with Aboriginal Partnership Agencies in the community, and would welcome application from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Salary: (Base & Superannuation) 

Salary: $70,444 - $110,052 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super.  Motor Vehicle Packaging is optional. 

Additional information

To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.

How to apply for this job

Apply here. We will be shortlisting for this position soon.

For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.