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Manager, Navigator

  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in the community
  • Full-time position (negotiable)

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

We stand in solidarity with those in need, expressing a faith that promotes justice.  We work to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential by partnering with the community to support those in need and working to change policies, practices, ideas and values that perpetuate inequality, prejudice and exclusion.

About the program

Navigator is a program funded by the Department of Education and Training (DET) which aims to support disengaged learners aged 12 to 17 years old to re-engage with an education or training pathway.

Jesuit Social Services deliver the Program in the Hume/Moreland, Brimbank/Melton, North East Melbourne and Inner East Melbourne Areas, in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA), local schools and services, and the regional Department of Education and Training offices.

About the role

A new opportunity has been created for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to take on the role of Manager, Navigator. Sitting in the Justice portfolio and working closely with your peers and the General Manager Justice Programs, the role will be responsible for oversight and leadership of the program, high quality services, strategic development, relationship management and managing resources and budgets.

An expert knowledge and understanding of the education system along with tertiary qualification/s and experience in the provision of services to vulnerable children, young people, families and communities is essential.

The position will be based in Brunswick with travel to other Jesuit Social Services offices and locations as required. There is a possibility for the successful candidate to negotiate flexible working and/or work from home arrangements.

Competitive remuneration, plus salary packaging benefit and full private use of a vehicle is offered together with ongoing professional and career development.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

How to apply

For further details please contact Human Resources on human.resources@jss.org.au.

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.

Please apply in confidence.

Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 15 July 2022

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation. 

Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.

You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.