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Director, Housing and Community Services

Woden Community Service

Woden Community Service (WCS) is an established for purpose provider of community services across Canberra. Our vision is ‘A caring community where everyone belongs’ achieved through our values of Inclusion, Compassion, Hope, Responsiveness, Integrity and Social Justice.

WCS is seeking a dynamic and energetic Director Housing and Community Services to lead and manage the strategic and service operations of our housing and homelessness, children, youth and family services and community engagement.

The Director Housing and Community Services will be an experienced leader with expertise in developing and managing programs based on a commitment to the needs of service users.

Highly effective leadership skills to manage change in a diverse team across a range of services are essential. The role requires the ability to translate the organisation’s strategic and business plans into operational goals.

The Director will actively build mutually beneficial relationships and networks with other organisations and funding bodies and generate initiatives in areas of service delivery.

This is a key Executive position reporting to the CEO. They will work closely with the Leadership team to build organisational capability and contribute to the long term growth and sustainability of WCS.

Experience at a senior leadership level in the housing and/or community services sector is essential as well as a tertiary degree qualification.

What we offer

This is an opportunity to lead multi-disciplinary teams and build strong, collaborative relationships to build connected community and enrich people’s lives.

Full time permanent position based near Woden Town Centre with access to salary packaging benefits. Salary $120,759 - $125,761 pa depending on qualifications and experience. A fully maintained work car and parking will be provided.

For further information please contact Jenny Kitchin, CEO, on 0448 835 369.

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