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Service Manager - New Parent and Infant Network

Uniting Communities

Are you a passionate and experienced Community Services Leader seeking a challenge? Join us as the Service Manager for Newpin (New Parent and Infant Network), an intensive therapeutic program that has been successfully operating for two years in Adelaide, dedicated to reuniting families with young children under six. Lead our three centres in Adelaide and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this impactful program.

Newpin is effectively working towards reuniting children presently in out-of-home care with their parents through the establishment and support of secure family environments. The program offers a variety of services designed to assist families in achieving the goal of reunification, encompassing:

  • Individual and group therapy for parents and children
  • Parent education and skills training
  • Practical support, such as help with budgeting, housing, and food
  • Advocacy and support with other services, such as child protection and health services

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders, including the Department of Child Protection, to secure Newpin's success in South Australia.
  • Provide operational management and oversight in accordance with relevant funding agreements or fee-for-service contracts.
  • Implement and maintain tracking systems for monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs), targets, and quality systems
  • Drive the planning and execution of the Social Impact Bond, ensuring it is financially sustainable and produces measurable positive outcomes.
  • Collaborate with Senior Managers to align service delivery with organisational values, strategic priorities, and frameworks.

For a full position description, click here.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services. 

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

To discuss in more detail, call Ethan Walter on 0497 511 184

Your Application

Please click "Apply Now" and attach a resume and cover letter expressing interest in the role.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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