General Manager - Housing & Homelessness Support (Brandon)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Nonprofit

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General Manager - Housing & Homelessness Support

Job No:HO200106


  • Work with an organisation committed to social justice
  • Exciting opportunity within a dynamic and growing Not-For-Profit organisation
  • Access to NFP Salary Packaging
  • Competitive remuneration - $150K-200K package (including super + motor vehicle)
  • Wintringham promotes ongoing training and professional excellence
  • Full Time (38 hours per week)

Who are we?

Wintringham is a specialist not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 700 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne and regional Victoria. Our Head Office provides the strategic direction and support services for Wintringhams residential, housing and community care services.

Your new role

Due to organisation growth, an opportunity exists for a dynamic leader with experience in Housing and Homelessness Support to lead the delivery of quality Housing and Homelessness Services as a part of our Senior Leadership Team. Wintringham is seeking to appoint a high performing leader to this key leadership position that will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

The General Manager - Housing and Homelessness Support will be required to build on strong partnerships internally and externally to ensure a standard of excellence in service delivery to our consumers that reflects the values and strategic goals of Wintringham. This position will allow you to be a skilledprofessional who will lead and manage future growth, with a focus on positioning the organisation as a leader in the provision of Housing and Homelessness support services centering on helping our clients to be independent, safe, healthy and live well.

Your duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading the delivery and development of our Housing Support, Advice & Information, NDIS, Recreation and Tenancy services
  • Provision of leadership and supervision to reporting Managers and monitoring their performance
  • Identify opportunities to enhance services through growth, partnerships and reform
  • Ensuring processes are in place to ensure service delivery meets all legislative, contractual and accreditation requirements
  • Ensuring appropriate staff levels are maintained
  • Working in conjunction with Senior Manager and CEO in developing the organisational strategic plan

About you

You are a proven leader with a track record of success in the leadership of homelessness services, delivering operational results, building amazing cultures and achieving budget targets. Your skills will be supported by possessing the following:

  • Degree level qualification in social work, welfare, community development or related field
  • Senior management experience in social and community services programs including homelessness
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a complex function and empower employees within their roles
  • Demonstrated ability to engender wellbeing, synergy and a spirit of collaboration across teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change and innovation in service provision
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth and State Government policies, standards and compliance requirements

How to apply

For more information about this exciting role, please contact Bryan Lipmann (CEO/Founder) at 9376 1122

A copy of the Position Description can be accessed here .

Applications can be directed to Bryan Lipmann (CEO/Founder) and submitted byfilling in the required information below.

Please submit a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria to accompany your CV.

Applications close at 5:00pm Monday 20 th January 2020

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Police Records check & Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check. Refusal to consent to Wintringham providing your information to the DWES unit will prevent us from being able to continue with your application.

No recruitment agenciesplease

Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer and embraces differences in gender, diversity, ethnicity, race cultural background, ability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to the safety of our older persons and have zero tolerance for elder abuse.

We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion contribute to help Wintringham achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.

  • Are you an Australian, or New Zealand citizen, or a permanent Resident? If no, you must supply a copy of your current visa and passport if you are invited to an interview. *
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please outline your experience in a similar role *
  • Please outline your highest completed qualification in social work, welfare, community development or related field. *
  • Do you have any current or previous injuries or diseases of which you are aware that could impact your ability to meet the inherit requirements of the role you are applying for. Note: failure to disclose information regarding pre-existing injuries or diseases may result in you not being entitled to WorkCover compensation under section 82 (7)(8) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985. *
  • Have you been charged or convicted of a criminal offence in Australia or overseas? If yes, you are required by law to outline the nature and date of the offence(s) other than convictions under Commonwealth law that occurred more than 10 years ago *
  • Are you a current employee of Wintringham? *
  • Yes
  • No

About Wintringham

A passion for social justice

Wintringham is a Victorian-based not-for-profit welfare company specialising in the housing and care of older people who are homeless or vulnerable to homelessness.

This video will give you a strong sense of our history, values and culture:

Associated topics: chief, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, executive director, executive management, manage, president, president and provost, supervisor, senior associate

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