Community Development Specialist

Uniting

Location
Parramatta and Western Suburbs
Reference #
493870
Closing Date
10-06-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Salary
$112,600 - $140,700
Vacancy Type

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.

As an organisation we are Imaginative, Respectful, Compassionate and Bold

About the role:

As a Community Development Specialist within Home and Community Care you would be responsible for driving the growth of community care services by developing strong relationships with key sector colleagues and networks, consumer groups and local communities and internal streams in Uniting. You will also be responsible for identifying new service models and opportunities through service development, client pathways and local networks. 

This is a full time, 18 month closed period contract position based in Parramatta CBD. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop opportunities for the growth of Community Services 
  • Develop local partnerships, relationships with community and ways to engage clients 
  • Identify opportunities to provide services across the continuum in collaboration with the Managers across Community Care
  • Seek opportunities to develop and partner with Uniting strategic stream for social justice initiative and services to meet the needs of disadvantaged people and communities 

About you:

  • Qualifications in social science, management, aged care or health care related fields 
  • 5 years experience within the aged care/social welfare sector 
  • Demonstrated experience forming and sustaining effective community partnerships that enhance service development
  • Demonstrated experience working in a business development role in the community, aged care or broader health care sector 
  • Through understanding of the Community Care Sector including client types and key stakeholders 
  • Skilled at navigating a complex organisation and forging relationships

For further information or a discussion regarding this fantastic role, please email Marnie Darlington - Talent Acquisition Specialist - mdarlington@uniting.org

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national police check, reference checks, and Working with Children Checks.

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