General Manager Health & Support

Last updated: 06/11/2023

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

General Manager Health & Support

Due to retirement, we are seeking to appoint a General Manager Health & Support based in our Bundaberg office. 

The role oversees programs and services for children, families, elderly residents, jobseekers and in community health and in mental health. This is a leadership role with autonomy, variety and influence across the Hervey Bay, Wide Bay, Burnett and Discovery Coast regions.

Ensuring the delivery of services and achievement of KPIs across diverse fields means that no two days are the same. You will lead staff, approve budgets and ensure compliance with legislation and contracts.  This executive role provides strategic input and planning and provides outputs via teamwork with the staff, the Executive Leadership team and the Board of Directors.  

To make a difference in this role, you will have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Management 
  • Extensive experience in managing multiple contracts or services
  • A track record in leadership and staff management
  • An ability to advocate across the broader community including government departments, community agencies and service providers
  • Knowledge and experience in operations management

Our offer to you:

  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year so you pay less tax and increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development through internal and external training
  • Workplace Chaplaincy service
  • Reimbursement of Working With Children and NDIS screening cards

To find out more, view our Position Description and full list of staff benefits at our Get Involved - Careers With Us page at www.impact.org.au 

How to apply

Submit your application today via SEEK and provide your:

  • Cover letter showing us why you are a great match for this role
  • Current Resume

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ+ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. IMPACT is proud to be an INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER 2022-2023 with the Diversity Council Australia. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain background checks prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a general manager?
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