Position Details
Reference Number 13091
Position Title Manager Uniting Country Housing
Employment Type Full Time
Entity Uniting Country SA
Location 60 Florence St, Port Pirie SA 5540
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care And Disabiltiy Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and community services employe Level 6, Pay Point 1
Travel Requirements Travel throughout the service delivery region, intra and interstate travel is required
Position Summary

Manager, Uniting Country Housing

Port Pirie


Applications close: 4th August 2019

Enquiries to: Liz Malcolm 0438 863 053

Uniting Country Housing Inc. (UCH) is a Tier 3 Community Housing Organisation under the National Community Housing Regulations. UCH is a sister organisation of Uniting Country SA (UCSA) and has adopted the vision, values, policies and procedures of UCSA.

The UCH Manager is responsible for delivering high quality, viable, efficient and effective community housing in accordance with UCH vision and values and Government and other contractual obligations. Outcomes will be delivered on time, within budget and within the specified terms and conditions set down in regulations.  The Manager will support all UCH staff to achieve the best outcomes for customers whilst actively demonstrating knowledge and understanding of what supports positive change within disadvantaged communities and individuals.

You will:

  • Have experience as a housing professional
  • Work autonomously, providing operational leadership and management to UCH staff
  • Deliver regionally based community housing services efficiently and effectively and in accordance with contractual and legislative requirements
  • Develop and maintain linkages with the South Australian Housing Authority, support providers and other relevant organisations to promote effective service outcomes
  • Manage quality assurance of service delivery and monitor and analyse key performance indicators, identify trends and develop strategies in response to trends
  • Be a professional and confident communicator with the ability to remain composed during difficult situations and challenging conversations.
  • Be a role model for the values of Uniting Country Housing and our strong and positive workplace culture.

It is essential for you to have: 

  • Diploma or higher in a relevant discipline and/or
  • 5 years relevant experience leading a team and holding direct budget responsibility
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence

Special Conditions:

  • Appointment to the role will be subject to a satisfactory Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children check
  • The role requires regular intrastate travel and occasional interstate travel

The Benefits:

  • Competitive, above award rates
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits (up to $15900 per annum), 9.5% superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and access to a fleet vehicle
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Flexible, family friendly environment

To Apply:

Our process requires you to provide a Resume, Cover Letter and a statement addressing the Duties and Responsibilities contained within the Position Description.  You will need to put this information in 3 separate documents and upload each document.

Refer to the Uniting Country SA Guide to Applying for more information.

Uniting Country SA values people who respect the diversity of our clients.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a child safe environment and a workplace free from discrimination.  People who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to the screening and assessment requirements of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 and any other legislation that interacts with it.

Further information about Uniting Country Housing can be obtained from www.ucsa.org.au

Please contact Karen Shearer, Executive Manager, People & Culture Team on

0428 326 520 for enquiries regarding the application process.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Australian Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have a Diploma (or above) in a related field and / or 5 years experience leading a team and holding direct budget responsibility?
Desirable: Do you have tertiary qualifications in a related field?
Contact Person Liz Malcolm
Contact Number 0438863053
Alternate Contact Person Karen Shearer
Alternate Contact Number 0428326520
Closing Date 04/08/2019
Job and Person Specification Manager Uniting Country Housing.pdf
Additional Attachment UCSA Guide to Applying.pdf
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