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Manager Intercultural and Engagement Support


Reference: 4777292

Part Time 0.5 EFT, fixed term until 31st December 2020

At Ballarat Community Health our mission is clear. To work in partnership with the community to create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop and maintain optimal health and wellbeing.

We are currently looking for a Manager to provide leadership and operational management to two of the key teams in the Prevention & System Development Division - the Migrant and Refugee team and the School Focused Youth Services Program.

The Migrant and Refugee team provides client services, group programs, community development and capacity building programs that enhance our multicultural communities' participation and wellbeing and improve access to health and support services.

The School Focused Youth Services (SFYS) program assists students at risk of disengaging from school (Year 5 to Year 12) to stay engaged in education by delivering targeted interventions and capacity building for schools and facilitating linkages and cooperative working relationships between schools and community agencies to ensure that young people at risk receive appropriate and timely support.

As the Manager Intercultural and Engagement Support you will report to the General Manager Prevention & System Development, and will see you support both teams by managing and supervising team members to ensure key milestones and reporting requirements are met, monitoring budgets and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders and enhance quality improvement and evaluation of services and initiatives.

Key requirements for this role include:

  • Proven experience in leading and developing staff
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a service, program and/or major projects including planning, reporting and budget management
  • Knowledge of current policies and practices on refugee and settlement issues
  • Sound understanding of issues that impact on a young person's wellbeing and ability to engage with schooling

Sound like you?

If you are a natural leader and have proven experience in supporting staff and managing a service, program or major project and you are ready for a career move that aligns with your values, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

For further information about the position, contact Katherine Cape, General Manager Prevention & System Development on 03 5338 4500.

Applications close Friday 26th July 2019.