Assistant Director - Homelessness Services

$114,928 - $123,710 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 17 Jun, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Facilities, Real Estate, and Property Purchasing and Procurement

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 June 2022

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $114,928 - $123,710 plus superannuation
Position No: 57507
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 June 2022
Contact Officer: Rita Kritikos on Rita.Kritikos@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5100

Details: Homelessness Services (HS) is looking for an experienced and committed individual to join the team in ensuring people who are at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness in the Canberra community have access to high quality support services and programs to assist in breaking cycles of disadvantage and homelessness.

The successful applicant will possess excellent relationship management, communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills within a human services environment. The Assistant Director assists the Director and Senior Director in leading the HS team and is responsible for developing, monitoring and reporting on funded contracts and programs, including relationship management and providing operational advice on social housing and the specialist homelessness sector. Experience in program development, service design and/or procurement is also seen as highly desirable.

The Community Services Directorate (CSD) is an inclusive employer where all people are respected and valued for their contribution. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, People with Disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, veterans, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to please submit a two page statement against the Position Requirements (Selection Criteria), keeping in mind the duties and responsibilities of this position. Selection may be made based on expression of interest only.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

29 Jun, 2022