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Senior Business Officer, Residential Services

Odyssey House Victoria

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  • Work within a culture committed to supporting a dedicated values-led workforce
  • Contribute to building organisational efficiencies to enable organisational effectiveness
  • $85,905 plus super, with 17.5% leave loading and salary packaging benefits

Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse Residential and Community Service teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community. Our centralised administrative functions look to supporting these teams and the strategic goals to enable our purpose.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, ethically driven person who wants to excel in their chosen career whilst utilising their skills for good - contributing to our workforce capability, enhancing service capacity and outcomes, and participating in the building of a secure financial position for our Residential Services programs.

What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best. We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home.

OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), health and well-being services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The position

The position is offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with possibility of extension if funding allows. The role is based at Odyssey House’s head office in Richmond.

The key purpose of the position is to support the Management structure of residential services in constructive ways to ensure best practices are followed with regards rostering and time sheets, purchasing policies and procedures, acquittals, and financial management according to site requirements.

A day in the life of this position includes liaising closely with all Senior Residential Service Management, understanding their diverse program requirements, and working in conjunction with the Finance function to ensure appropriate financial systems are in place and to enable their efficient operation. Further liaising with quality management functions across the organisation will enable effective contribution to the ongoing development and implementation of quality assurance systems and processes.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and dedicated team in a role that will rely on excellent interpersonal communication and financial management skills.

More information

The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at www.odyssey.org.au/jobs. Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email.

Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact Eric Allan, Executive Manager Residential Services on 0438 229 456 or at eallan@odyssey.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Business Officer, Residential Services enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Our commitment to diversity

At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Safety screening

OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.

All Odyssey House Victoria sites are smoke free for all employees.

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