Service Manager – Bentley Community Recovery Village

About Us

Since 1963, St Bart’s has been standing by the side of Western Australians experiencing homelessness, mental health challenges, trauma and hardship.

When we first started, St Bart’s was a small homeless shelter for men, we are now providing support to more than 530 vulnerable people through a range of services including aged care and transitional accommodation.

Our goal is to provide safe, supported accommodation and services to people who need it the most, regardless of background, age, gender or ethnicity. We value our people – employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders and we appreciate the contribution they make to the lives of our consumers.

About the role

Our Community Recovery Villages are short to medium term supported accommodation for adults with mental health challenges who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness.

As the Service Manager of our Bentley Community Recovery Village, you will be responsible for the oversight of all day to day operations of the service, fostering a culture of recovery focused service delivery that puts the consumer at the centre of the recovery process and is inclusive of all relevant parties. This position also has the requirement to be part of an on-call roster. 

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the cash salary offered for this position spans from circa $100,000 – $105,000 plus superannuation. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will need a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences or similar discipline with the ability to demonstrate strong work experience relevant to the role, which includes experience working with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness and/or mental health or other personal or social challenges. 

In addition, our ideal candidate has:

  • Good knowledge and experience in recovery principles and trauma informed practices
  • Experience in service management and strong administration skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to address challenging behaviour and situations in a manner that is in line with our values when required 

While your skills and experience are important to us, your values and attitudes are also crucial to your success at St Bart’s. We are looking for a candidate who is compassionate and feels aligned with St Bart’s values of Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration and Social Justice who can help us with our goal of creating and maintaining a workplace that fosters inclusion, diversity and a commitment to excellence. 

As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will be required to show proof of influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations unless a medical exemption is provided. The successful candidate must also possess a current National Police Clearance, First Aid Certificate and WA “C” Class Drivers Licence. 

Why join St Bart’s?

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the key benefits of working with us are:

  • Four weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Up to three days additional flexible leave days per year
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 as available to Not for Profit organisations
  • Corporate discounts and memberships

How to Apply

We want to know about you, why you want to work with us, and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements. Please click the Apply Now button and submit your current resume and cover letter which demonstrates your suitability for the position.

You are also welcome to deliver a hard copy application to 7 Lime Street East Perth. 

If you would like more information or to discuss the position, please contact Gayle Knight, Integrated Services Manager on 0431 495 659

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 29 November 2021 

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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