• Australia’s first homelessness focused Social Impact Bond (SIB)
  • Make a lasting impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness

Hutt St Centre is a works of the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul.  It is a place of hope and opportunity, helping people facing homelessness to rebuild their lives, without judgement

The $9 million SIB, called Aspire, is a partnership between Social Ventures Australia, the South Australian government, Hutt St Centre and Common Ground Adelaide.  The innovative Aspire program is designed to make a lasting difference to the lives of up to 600 people, over four years, experiencing homelessness in Adelaide.

Delivered by Hutt St Centre and supported by community housing providers, the Aspire SIB commenced at the end of March 2017.  As at the end of June 2019, the Aspire Program celebrated its second year of service delivery with indicators and feedback demonstrating that the program is having a positive impact on the lives of those who have participated in the program.

Reporting to the Hutt St Centre COO, an exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Program Manager to continue to build upon the positive results achieved to date.  You will lead, motivate and mentor a team of skilled case navigators to facilitate a culture of client focussed outcomes in line with Hutt St Centre values as well as ensuring the integrity of the service delivery model and case management framework is maintained and undergoes continuous improvement. This will be achieved through effective management of people, processes and performance, monitoring of outcomes, analysis of data and effective reporting to ensure client and SIB program outcomes are met, and case management models and program impact are continuously monitored, reviewed and improved. Through your activeparticipation on the Joint Working Group, that governs the Aspire Program, you will contribute to discussions that may influence government decision making relating to policies and funding parameters for homeless programs

To be successful in this role, you will have proven experience in:

  • Program management in a community services setting;
  • The analysis and interpretation of data to measure impact and inform program direction;
  • Successful management and leadership of social justice programs/services;
  • Working collaboratively with a diverse range of people.

Your ability to embrace collaboration and capability to lead, motivate and empower a team is vital as is your passion to demonstrate and validate a sustainable return on social investment through improving the lives of those experiencing homelessness.

Your superior written and verbal communication skills, experience within human services, ideally supported by tertiary qualifications in a related field, along with your alignment and commitment to the core values of the Daughters of Charity will enable you to actively promote both the impact and outcome measures of the Aspire SIB to build its ongoing sustainability.  A satisfactory National Police Check and a DHS Working with Children Check is essential as is a current driver’s licence.

For details of the position profile visit www.vuca.com.au or contact VUCA Senior Associate, Ms Patricia Williams on 0438 388 530 for a confidential discussion. 

Please forward your letter of application and CV in MS Word format to hscpm@vuca.com.au by 3rd February 2020.