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Community Service and Practice Manager - MoneyMob Talkabout - Alice Springs

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  • Are you passionate about supporting Aboriginal People to improve their financial and social wellbeing?
  • Pivotal Senior Management opportunity within an expanding organisation with opportunity to assume Executive Leadership
  • Enjoy a salary circa $102,000 - $106,000 plus super, relocation assistance, 6 weeks leave & MORE!
  • Work in the dynamic outback town of Alice Springs with significant travel to stunning Indigenous communities

About MoneyMob Talkabout

MoneyMob Talkabout is a not-for-profit organisation currently undergoing a period of unprecedented growth, both in size and opportunity, supported by their dedication to delivering a range of financial and community support programs with and for people in remote Indigenous communities.

Their Money Hub in the APY Lands, which has operated since 2012, provides a one-stop shop for local community members to interact with the broader economy in a safe and supportive environment. Teams also visit other communities in South Australia from Pipalyatjara to Indulkana providing services on an outreach basis.

MoneyMob Talkabout is also actively committed to being an Aboriginal run and led service, as such they strongly encourage experienced and qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to apply for their positions.

Please Note: You are not required to have experience in financial counselling prior to commencing employment. All training, education and support will be provided by MoneyMob Talkabout to help you acquire this knowledge.

About the Opportunity

Due to a period of rapid growth, MoneyMob Talkabout now has an integral opportunity for a Community Service and Practice Manager - Financial Inclusion to join their team, based in Alice Springs, NT on a full-time fixed term contract to 30 June 2022.

Working closely alongside the Managing Director with a view to assuming Senior Executive Leadership, this big picture focused role will see the successful candidate developing and implementing a model of practice for MoneyMob's Financial Wellbeing Services (FWS) programs while leading an expanding team of FWS employees dispersed throughout Alice Springs and the APY lands.

The key areas of responsibility will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Undertaking program planning, reviews/audits and evaluations, liaising with and reporting to funding bodies
  • Providing high quality supervision and coaching for staff, ensuring individual and team performance measures are met
  • Developing, implementing and upskilling staff in a model of practice which includes: relevant service policies; establishment of a counselling framework for financial wellbeing services that is trauma informed suited to an environment where little therapeutic counselling is available; considers professional development needs of team members
  • Developing a supportive model for prioritising Aboriginal employment in collaboration with the senior management team
  • Representing MoneyMob in relevant professional forums
  • Reviewing service data to discern patterns which can support advocacy campaigns and policy positions
  • Developing annual program budgets in line with contract and organisational parameters
  • Applying for funding to support the organisation's strategic plan

About the Benefits

This is the opportune time to make your mark and help lead an organisation undergoing an unprecedented period of internal growth and service expansion, all the while having the opportunity to live and work in a surreal outback location that ignites the adventurous spirit!

You will find this role thought-provoking and rewarding as you see the positive impact service improvement has on local communities through a big-picture focused framework. Each day you'll be challenged to think about how individuals can make positive decisions to support the development of wellbeing and resilience.

Importantly, you'll be a key link between the organisation and the Indigenous Community, ensuring MoneyMob Talkabout moves further towards being a service that is Aboriginal run and led.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive remuneration circa $102,000 - $106,000 plus super and salary sacrificing options, and a GREAT range of additional benefits to help you enjoy life within the local community including:

  • Relocation Assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $500 annual wellbeing payment
  • 5 days mandated annual breaks (mini-break)
  • Training/education opportunities (gain valuable financial counselling knowledge)
  • External professional supervision and support if needed

You will also be welcomed into a friendly and passionate team, with comprehensive support from colleagues and management.

This senior management position will provide you with ongoing opportunities for career development and advancement, with a view to increase your role scope and responsibilities into executive leadership.

About Alice Springs

Although traditionally regarded as a small, dusty town with a few rustic buildings, Alice Springs today offers all of the shopping, sight-seeing and entertainment facilities of a modern urban town, and is home to a thriving arts community and a wealth of adventure opportunities. In addition to its rich history and diverse cultural heritage, you can explore the local sports teams, photography, camping, hiking, motor sports, desert-racing and more, whilst benefiting from the relaxed country atmosphere, fantastic weather and internationally-renowned environment.

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