If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference, work collaboratively with committed and passionate people and have real opportunities for professional development, then we encourage you to join our team.
Current positions available
People & Capability Program Coordinator
About the role
To meet the needs of our growing and changing organisation, our team is growing. We need to build on programs we already have, develop some new ones and of course, bring them all to life! And we need an amazing HR Coordinator to help us do it!
You will be a key member of the People & Capability Team that has the privilege of supporting our people to deliver on our vital work. You will assist with the coordination, support and administration of all Summer Foundation People and Capability programs to ensure that high quality, accessible programs and services are not only provided, but continuously improved.
You will be the “go to” person for many things. Your days will be busy and filled with plenty of variety!
Social Enterprise Lead
About the role
Reporting to the General Manager – Social Enterprise, the Social Enterprise Lead (SEL) will form a key member of the Summer Foundation’s leadership team and will bring to fruition the vision for this new enterprise. Critical to your success will be your ability to develop and implement a visionary two year strategic business plan focussed on developing a social enterprise that brings together two products into one business model. In conjunction, you will develop plans for revenue generation and growth; forge mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholder groups and secure new business partnerships. You will work with your team to build a culture of trust and professionalism and together you will lead the transition of a number of the Summer Foundation’s pilot programs into self-sustaining national services and deliver these products to market.
Housing Brokerage Service Coordinator
About the role
We are looking for a highly skilled, energetic, passionate professional to join a growing team at an exciting time, with the potential for its work to become a major social enterprise.
This is a fantastic opportunity to share your NDIS knowledge, provide mentoring, and use your creative problem-solving skills to support and build the capacity of key professionals who work alongside people with disabilities who are stuck in hospital and require suitable interim and/or long-term housing.
Working with hospital professionals and support coordinators to articulate a person’s housing needs and preferences, you will demonstrate how to carry out an innovative and rigorous housing search to enable people with disability who are stuck in hospital to discharge to a suitable home.
You will present suitable housing options back to the professionals so that the person with a disability with their close others and/or guardian can choose which housing option best aligns with their needs and preferences.
Your work will also contribute to the development of a national repository of resources for supporting people with disabilities and complex needs.
In return you will receive ongoing support and mentoring from a passionate and experienced team with expertise in NDIS, housing and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) – and the incredible rewards that come from the knowledge that your work is truly making a difference to people’s lives.
Housing Hub Operations Lead
About the role
The Summer Foundation’s aim is to resolve the issue of younger people living in Nursing Homes. Our Mission is to create, lead and demonstrate long-term sustainable change that stops young people from being forced to live in nursing homes because there is nowhere else for them.
The Housing Hub Team – a group of dynamic, passionate and like minded people – was created to assist people with disability to see the possibilities for a home for themself, have options to choose from and find the home that is right for them. Three years down the track we have supported so many people living with disability to exercise their choice and control and our team is continuously changing and improving to keep up with the ever changing needs!
Due to ongoing organisational structure iterations, we are now searching for an Operations Guru who can utilise their experience and skills to help drive the Operations Team of the Housing Hub to provide excellent and timely service to the whole team.
Reporting to the Business Manager, this will be an extremely busy 3 days a week role (Wed, Thurs, Frid). We are a 50 strong team, who work quickly and efficiently and we are always looking for business improvement.