Position Details
Reference Number 16579
Position Title Senior Coodinator
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Mount Gambier, 11 Wehl Street
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Coordinator Level 4/1 to 4/4
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is seeking a full time Senior Coordinator to join our New ROADS team.


About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit organisation, working across South Australia through more than 90 community service programs. Our team of over 1500 staff and volunteers support and engage with more than 30,000 South Australians each year. We strive to build compassionate communities and great lives through community strengthening, quality service delivery and advocacy.


About The Role

This is an exciting time for you to be a part of the leadership team of New ROADS, a residential rehabilitation and counselling service. You will have the opportunity to be a part of a growing, dynamic and supportive service of professionals providing holistic and innovative drug and alcohol, mental health counselling and case management. The Senior Practitioner will:

  • undertake client centred coaching to New ROADS staff
  • engage with the team and business unit to communicate relevant information, provide direction and guidance and effectively strengthen team performance and interaction
  • develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • in consultation with the Service Manager and People and Culture, manage individual and team performance
  • evaluate service delivery processes, propose, develop and implement improvements
  • help to break down the stigma associated with AOD and mental health issues
  • Support the Service Manager by providing day to day coordination and management of all Wehl Street programs.

About You

You will have professional experience in case work and community work with a sound knowledge of AOD, co-morbidity, addiction and homelessness issues, demonstrated experience leading, coaching and mentoring a team, the ability to evaluate outcomes against expectations and experience engaging staff and building a positive working environment.


About the Remuneration

The salary range will be between $79,000 to $83,000 per annum plus superannuation dependant on skills and experience.


As a not-for-profit organisation we provide the ability for our staff to salary package up to $15,900 per annum that enables you to increase and maximise your take home salary. Additionally you can salary package meals, entertainment and holiday accommodation up to a maximum of $2,650 per annum.  


Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.


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 Desirable: Essential/Desireable
Contact Person Mark Thompson
Contact Number 0438750537
Alternate Contact Person Melissa Shee
Alternate Contact Number 0409285467
Closing Date 03/04/2020
Position Description
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