Position Details
Reference Number 16715
Position Title Senior Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Adelaide, 43 Franklin Street
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Senior Coordinator Level 5/1 to 5/3
Hours Per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 74,000 South Australians each year as they strive for bright futures and great lives. Through the dedication of over 1,500 passionate staff and volunteers, we offer a range of services to support the needs of individuals and our community to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We offer services across a range of areas including mental health and counselling; residential and community aged care; housing crisis and emergency support; disability services; services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; financial and legal support; drug and alcohol counselling; family relationships; and respite and carer support. Uniting Communities also operates a number of additional services and businesses including Goodwill, Lifeline Adelaide & U City. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services to all.


About the Role

This is an exciting time for Family By Family and a great opportunity for you to be a part of a growing, dynamic and supportive team of staff and volunteers.  Family By Family provides support to assist all families in our communities to thrive. We work with families who have been through a tough time, but come out the other side, and are keen to support others.


 The Senior Coordinator is a role which will support staff and operations, responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Providing practice supervision and professional development for staff
  • Supporting staff and volunteers to undertake risk assessments and develop strategies for families at risk
  • Leading collaborative design strategies to embed continuous improvement
  • Ensuring all elements of the service adhere to the service model, funder, organisational and legislative requirements.


About You

We are seeking a motivated and highly capable Leader, who loves working in a dynamic environment. We are looking for someone who has a variety of experiences and qualifications in a range of community service settings and;

 Brings a high level of knowledge, which they are able to translate in to practice and support.

  • Is passionate about supporting staff to provide the highest quality of services.
  • Shares our values about the importance of family and community.
  • Is skilled in navigating the current sector to get the best outcome for families, volunteers and staff.


About the Remuneration

The Salary range will be dependent on experience and / or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org



Your Application

To apply please visit https://www.unitingcommunities.org/join-the-team/work-with-us.

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 referees, who you have reported directly to


As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

Selection Criteria Essential: qualifications
Contact Person Ruth Tulloch
Contact Number 82025181
Closing Date 07/03/2021
Position Description
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