Lutheran Community Care employs over 100 staff across South Australia and the Northern Territory in a wide range of job roles that all help support the community.

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Current Vacancies

Senior Manager, Alternative Care Services

Based at Glynde, Full-time position
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  • Make a real difference to the lives of children and families.
  • Provide strategic direction to a growing program that recruits and supports foster carers.
  • Lead a diverse team within a faith-based not for profit organisation.

The Alternative Care Services (Foster Care) program provides family based foster care services in Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, the Barossa and the Murray/Mallee regions. Foster carers are recruited, assessed, trained and supported to provide emergency, short term, long term and respite care for children and young people who are in out of home care.

As the Senior Manager, Alternative Care Services you will:

  • Contribute to the strategic direction of Out of Home Care within LCC and the sector.
  • Develop and manage multifunctional teams located at Glynde, Pasadena and Gawler.
  • Manage the planning, direction, oversight and evaluation of operations.
  • Manage business processes including budgets, legislative and contractual requirements.
  • Develop and implement work systems and major work initiatives.
  • Represent and advocate for foster care services at forums and meetings.
  • Contributing to the leadership of LCC family and children's services.

This role provides an opportunity for an individual with higher education qualifications coupled with extensive relevant experience.

If you are seeking a leadership role where you can make a significant difference, please forward your resume addressing the person specification in the Job Description to:
Susan Lane, Deputy Director
Tel: 08 8269 9333

For further information on the role please contact:
Susan Lane, Deputy Director
Tel: 08 8269 9333

Applications close Tuesday, 17 May 2016 at 5.00pm. 

Job Description - Alternative Care Services Manager

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