Position Details
Reference Number 14258
Position Title Program Manager DV, Homelessness & Wellbeing Services
Employment Type Full Time
Entity Uniting Country SA
Location 36 Stirling Rd, Port Augusta SA 5700
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care And Disabiltiy Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and community services employe Level 6, Pay Point 1
Travel Requirements Between UCSA sites, occasional intra & interstate travel
Position Summary

Program Manager

DV, Homelessness & Wellbeing Services

Port Augusta, Port Pirie, Whyalla

Full time

Applications close 1st March 2020

Enquiries to Tracy Holden on 0419 836 386

The Program Manager will provide leadership to ensure all staff under their direct supervision are supported to achieve the best outcomes for themselves and their customers. The Program Manager will oversee multiple programs that have a DV, Homelessness and Wellbeing focus. They will ensure that at all programs under their guidance are managed in accordance with the philosophies of Uniting Country SA, actively demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of what supports positive change within disadvantaged communities and individuals.  Using their sound business acumen, program outcomes will be delivered on time, within budget and within the specified terms and conditions set down by funding agreements. 

You will:

  • Have strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Demonstrate competent, compassionate and respectful customer service
  • Provide leadership and support to staff ensuring regular supervision is conducted and debriefing is carried out as necessary
  • Ensure all Services are delivered based on sound contemporary practice, are customer centred and, supported by research
  • Be responsible for budget development and the continuing financial viability of all delegated programs

It is essential for you to have: 

  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Diploma or higher in a relevant discipline and/or
  • Five (5) years relevant experience leading a team and holding direct budget responsibility

You may also need to be available for some out of hours work and travel between UCSA sites and occasional intra and intrastate travel as required.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 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 three (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 SA can be obtained from www.ucsa.org.au

Please contact Karen Shearer, People & Culture Team on 0428 326 520  for enquiries regarding the application process.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have tertiary qualifications in a Human Services or Management related discipline?
Essential: Do you have a current Australian Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have a Diploma (or above) in a relevant discipline and/or five (5) years relevant experience leading a team and holding direct budget responsibility?
Contact Person Tracy Holden
Contact Number 0419836386
Alternate Contact Person Karen Shearer
Alternate Contact Number 0428326520
Closing Date 01/03/2020
Job and Person Specification Program Manager DV Homelessness & Wellbeing Services.pdf
Additional Attachment UCSA Guide to Applying.pdf
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