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State Coordinator

CREATE Foundation

CREATE Foundation is a national organisation with offices in each state and territory. This position will contribute to and maintain the national agenda, whilst supporting, advocating for and representing the interests of children and young people with a care experience in NT. This position has supervisory responsibility for delegated staff and remote supervision of the Alice Springs office.

If you are a person with a passion for promoting the voices of children and young people in the out of home care system and are enthusiastic, driven to succeed, and outcomes focused, then we would love to hear from you.

Primary Purpose of the Position

This role is responsible for contributing to the development of the strategic plan for the organisation and meeting the Operational Plan goals through developing and implementing the State Action Plan. This position is responsible for compliance with contractual obligations, and ensuring organisational KPI’s are met.

The role requires a highly motivated advocate, to promote the rights of children and young people. It also requires a person with a collaborative approach to facilitate the voice of children and young people to improve the out of home care system. The role also encompasses oversight of the delivery of CREATE programs and activities.

Position context and specific job requirements

CREATE Foundation is a national organisation with offices in each state and territory. This position will contribute to and maintain the national agenda, whilst supporting, advocating for and representing the interests of children and young people with a care experience at state level.

Specific job requirements include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Ensure that CREATE’s Child Protection policy is upheld to protect the interests of children and young people engaged with CREATE programs and activities;
  • Responsible for negotiating, implementing and monitoring adherence to state Service Agreement/s, (and any other state contract/fee for service specifications) in consultation with the delegated Manager or CEO;
  • Responsible for assisting in the development of state budgets in consultation with the Finance Manager and monitoring and adhering to the state budget and financial controls;
  • Contribute to the development of the organisation's strategic plan, and take lead responsibility for developing and implementing the state Action Plan annually;
  • Advocate effectively at state and national level for the rights and well-being of children and young people with a care experience;
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders (government and non- government);
  • Interpret, implement and adhere to organisational policy;
  • Manage, supervise and monitor staff performance;
  • Collect accurate data, record statistics and analyse monthly statistical data to ensure KPI’s are on track and risk is identified and reported;
  • Provide high quality reports as required within required timeframes;
  • Contribute meaningfully to national initiatives and programs.

Key result areas and Key Selection Criteria can be found in the full Position Description

We offer an attractive salary in the range of $95,000.00, depending on experience + generous salary sacrifice options + superannuation. *A fully maintained vehicle is also part of the package. CREATE offers on-going training and development opportunities and a structured supportive management system.

CREATE is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply for the position. People with out-of-home care experience are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Please visit our website for the full Position Description - create.org.au/who-we-are/join-team/current-vacancies.

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