First listed on: 09 October 2020

Unit Manager Social Support

  • Salary - $112K- $126K + Super
  • Monthly RDO
  • 2 Year Full Time Leadership position


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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This is an exciting opportunity in the Aged and Community Support Branch, to influence and create change to ensure services meet the changing needs of the community. This position will provide you with an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of people in Moreland requiring support by leading the team to develop and implement innovative approaches in the areas of Community Transport, Meal Production and Delivery, Senior Citizens, Social Support initiatives, and other health and well-being initiatives for Seniors. The Unit Manager Social Support is an integral position within the leadership team of the Aged and Community Support Branch. We are seeking a dynamic candidate with exemplary leadership skills, a focus on innovation and meeting the needs of the community, and ability to provide strategic direction to the team.

  • A tertiary qualification in a health, welfare, management or related field. Postgraduate qualifications in management/leadership would be advantageous

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and on an operational level and integrate with branch strategies and individual client outcomes

  • Seeks creative and innovative approaches to service delivery 

  • Utilises community engagement to build sustainable solutions 

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively lead and inspire staff to work collaboratively

  • Poses a continuous improvement mindset 
  • The opportunity to work alongside a professional and supportive executive team

  • The opportunity to create innovative service approaches 

  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development

  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Ros Pruden – Manager Aged & Community Support / Municipal Recovery Manager on 9240 1237.

Applications close: 11.30pm, Sunday 18 October 2020. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description
Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your Drivers Licence and WWCC. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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