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Manager - Pilbara Services


Employer: MacKillop Family Services
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Management, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional WA

Job posted on: 15 March, 2019.
Applications close: 01 April, 2019. (Expired)

About the program

MacKillop's WA Services Division comprises of 3 programs; Port Hedland Foster Care and Community Services, Metro Perth General Foster Care and Specialised Foster Care.

The Mackillop services in the Pilbara include:

  • The Indigenous Healing Service which provides healing, support, counselling and a therapeutic response to children and young people and their families affected by child sexual abuse and/or family and domestic violence
  • An Indigenous Foster Care Service which is providing 10 placements in partnership with the Wirraka Maya Aboriginal Health Service.
  • Two early intervention Services providing support to Families in their home and community

About the role

The Pilbara Manager will be reporting to the State Director WA. The position will be primarily responsible for:

  • Ensuring Pilbara WA programs are professionally managed and supervised
  • Providing quality services to clients and to ensure all reporting and administrative functions for Pilbara Services are completed

This is a full-time ongoing position. The Manager Pilbara Services will primarily be based at Pilbara, however some travel is required in order to carry out duties.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary degree in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated management experience managing community sector services.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising human service professionals.
  • Demonstrated liaison experience with funding bodies.
  • Skills in marketing and public relations/contract management.
  • Excellent skills in written, oral and interpersonal communication.
  • Analytical and conceptual skills in strategic planning, goal setting and evaluation.
  • Financial management skills to prepare and monitor budgets.
  • People management skills including team dynamics, delegating responsibility, assessing performance, providing feedback and resolving conflicts.
  • Knowledge of current trends and resources in the community services sector.
  • Ability to provide leadership and vision.
  • Ability to work in a culturally supportive manner.
  • Evidence of personal values consistent with the values of MacKillop Family Services including a willingness to embrace the Sanctuary Model and Principles.

Please see below for a copy of the Position Description and Employment Application Form.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.