South Eastern Community Connect has a fantastic opportunity to utilise your leadership and management expertise to oversee service delivery within SECC’s Child, Adolescent Family and Community programs while also maintaining an independent case management/ counselling caseload.

This is a unique position which will require an individual with strong time management skills, problem solving and outcome-based thinking to support the delivery of innovative early intervention programs and initiatives.

South Eastern Community Connect is a community based not for profit organisation that has operated for over 40 years within the Bayside, City of Sydney and Randwick LGAs.

Selection Criteria


• Tertiary qualifications in social work, social sciences or welfare-related disciplines, or equivalent, as well as a high level of relevant experience and expertise
• Strong sector knowledge including policy framework, funding arrangements and current reform agenda
• Demonstrated experience and ability to support and maintain a clinical caseload through the provision of case management, counselling or alternatively, the provision of therapeutic group work.
• High-level experience in providing leadership, supervision and clinical supervision to staff members
• Strong understanding of the developmental and support needs of children, adolescents and their families, and best-practice/ evidence-based approaches
• Demonstrated experience in project management and the ability to deliver outcomes in accordance with specified budgets

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a management role with skills in staff supervision, financial management and policies / procedures development

• Current driver’s licence and comprehensively insured vehicle

• Experience in the ability to negotiate matters on behalf of the organisation and/or ability to assist with decision-making in a particular work area such as the provision of expert advice.

• Demonstrated ability to set and achieve outcomes for work areas for which you are responsible for and implement effective evaluation measures across multiple work sites

• A high level of interpersonal and written skills and ability to utilise these skills to resolve organisational issues, negotiate contracts, develop and motivate staff etc.

• Experience in exercising managerial control, involving the planning, direction, control and evaluation of operations which include providing analysis and interpretation

• Ability to exercise autonomy in establishing the operation of the work area and/or supervision/management abilities exercised within a multi-disciplinary and multi-worksite organisation.

Desirable criteria:

• Ability to speak a community language
• Knowledge of local community issues affecting the South East Sydney region

Common Selection Criteria

• Working knowledge of EEO and workplace health and safety

Employment at the South Eastern Community Connect is conditional to a Criminal Records Check under the legislation and a Working with Children Check. This position is being advertised under the SCHADS Award, Level 6.1.

For further information please contact Ashleigh Daines on (02) 8338 8506 Mon-Fri. Applicants must provide a cover letter which addresses all essential selection criteria and provide a copy of their CV to be eligible for an interview.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 8th March 2019.

By email (to Ashleigh Daines):-

Or by mail to:

Ashleigh Daines
Deputy CEO
South Eastern Community Connect
PO BOX 3007
Eastlakes NSW 2018

Please see our website: for more information about South Eastern Community Connect.

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