At Baptist Care SA, we find ways to make people's lives better.
Baptist Care SA provides out of home care, disability care, youth education and employment, homelessness and therapeutic support services. We work tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. Baptist Care SA is committed to working with the State’s most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to provide transition pathways from adversity to opportunity.
The overarching philosophy of the Unaccompanied Humanitarian Minors (UHM) program is to provide services to refugee minors in Australia (0-18). This is done through providing accommodation, care, welfare, and settlement services to individuals and sibling groups who are entering Australia. The program aims to provide holistic care to children and young people with torture and trauma backgrounds, language barriers, disabilities, low mental health, and educational needs. Taking into account their diverse and complex needs to provide sustainable transition to independence.
The Role - 12 month contract
The Manager, Unaccompanied Humanitarian Minors is tasked with building and implementing the program structure in the first twelve months, then leading the care teams to deliver high quality holistic, restorative and culturally responsive services. The position will ensure effective service delivery management including, appropriate allocation of placements and staff to accommodation houses. Working closely with the Senior Manager in the delivery and development of the service, management of budgets and workforce planning.
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