Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Senior Manager - Homelessness

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Ballarat
Categories: Crisis and Homelessness

  • Senior Leadership opportunity
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time, Ongoing

About the opportunity

As the Senior Manager - Homelessness you will have responsibility for the effective delivery of homelessness services. With Ballarat at the epicentre, Uniting’s homelessness services span the breadth of the Western region from Wyndham to the Wimmera. As Senior Manager you will work together with the leadership team across the relevant programs to deliver priorities and goals which align with Uniting’s Strategic Plan and operational plan objectives.

This key position will play a significant role in building positive and lasting relationships both internally and externally, including the Uniting Church Presbytery and will provide leadership and guidance to a team of staff that contributes to the delivery of programs at the local level.

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About you

You will have five years or more experience and a well-developed knowledge working in homelessness or related services, five years or more experience in management and leadership roles with the community services sector, be outcomes driven, and work in a highly collaborative way across a range of levels within, and external to Uniting.

You will have a bachelor level qualification in social work or equivalent and experience in a supervisory role.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor level in relevant professional discipline (essential)
  • Masters level in management or equivalent (preferred)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working in either homelessness, housing or tenancy related services (5 years minimum).
  • Management and leadership experience of 5 years or more and demonstrated ability to lead successful teams achieve outcomes.
  • Evidence of high level financial and budget management skills

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the key/Core selection criteria mention in the position description.

Applications close on 23 June 2021.

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please reach out to Jerry Ham, Group Manager Housing, Homelessness, Crisis and Social Support on +61 3 9051 3145 or

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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