Current job vacancies

1. Director - Corporate Services

  • Be a part of the Executive team and oversee the diverse Corporate Services Team

  • Drive innovation and efficiencies across the corporate operations

  • Full time maximum term– 3 years

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits + car

The role

The Director Corporate Services will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Director Client Services, known as the Executive Management Team.

This is an exciting role which will provide a candidate with an opportunity to make their mark on an organisation seeking to transition to the next level. The organisation now seeks a fresh outlook with a contemporary lens to reinvigorate the portfolio.

The Director should have a finance qualification but will be responsible for a diverse portfolio and will ideally suit someone seeking this diversity. You will be responsible for proactive and strategic oversight of Finance, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Quality Assurance/ Risk Management functions, and appropriate management of resources and assets of the Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre. Provide advice and support to the CEO and executive team on ICT requirements and manage specific ICT projects as required. You will also be keen to be a team player and engage in daily operations to ensure objectives are met.

About you

The role will suit a well-rounded, energetic and enthusiastic professional, with relentless focus on delivering exceptional services to internal clients, and promoting a philosophy of accountability. Your tertiary qualifications in Accounting, and comprehensive knowledge of budget preparation, financial reporting, administration and accounting procedures will put in good stead for this role.

However, you will also bring your strong business acumen and flair for technology to this role along with your excellent leadership skills to ensure operations are undertaken in the most efficient manner.

You will have a passion of innovation and seek to secure the most creative solution to a diverse range of challenges. You will enjoy seeing the completion of projects to the satisfaction of your internal and external customers. You will be outcome focussed but able to understand and recognise the community services and human resource context in which you work.

We encourage applications from those who are seeking to take the next step in their career and who can demonstrate alignment with these requirements.

For more information please read the position description attached or contact Travis Heeney at 03 9767 1901

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Application process

To be considered for this role you must address the key selection criteria on a separate document with your resume.

To apply send your applications to by 3rd September 2017.


2. Senior Worker - Family Support

  • Senior role to provide much needed support to Families.
  • Part time (26.6 hours a week), until June 2018
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

About us

The Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre (SMRC) is a not for profit organization. SMRC was established in 1993 and is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The SMRC provides a range of community based services for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the Southern Region of Melbourne. 

The role

The Senior Family Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of family casework, referral, advocacy and information to eligible clients in the Cities of Casey and Greater Dandenong and the Shire of Cardinia.

The worker will work with a caseload of eligible families to identify strengths, mitigate risk factors, increase capacity for resilience and promote positive outcomes. The worker will assess and, with the involvement of families, develop appropriate case management plans providing one-on-one interventions aimed at developing positive family relationships.

About you

You will possess Tertiary qualifications in Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, and Social Science or relevant to the industry, with relevant minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience in working with families on a range of family relationship issues.

You will also have experience in building respectful relationships and parenting skills in the Australian context. Your ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and your knowledge of case management practise, particularly as it relates to families will see you successful in the role.

For more information please read the position description attached or contact Peter Jarret at 03 9767 1920  

Position Description: Click Here

Application process

To be considered for this role you must address the key selection criteria on a separate document with your resume.

To apply send your applications to by 6th September 2017.


3.Bilingual Home Care/Personal Care workers

  • Casual, ongoing role

  • Do you have a Certificate III or higher qualification in either Aged Care or HACC?

  • Do you speak any other languages? - Greek, Italian, Arabic and Polish languages are in high demand.

We are looking for Home Care Workers with Certificate III in Aged Care or HACC to be a part of our Diverse Care Team. Diverse Care™ is a social enterprise of Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre.

The role

 (1) Home Care and Personal Care: we provide bi-lingual workers to assist clients of various community aged care organisations. Our bi-lingual care workers provide personal care, respite and home help. Languages in high demand at present include Greek, Italian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Dari, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Arabic and Cantonese. Suburbs in high demand at present include Caulfield, Bulleen, Narre Warren, Knoxfield, Ferntree Gully, Bentleigh, Mentone and Box Hill.

(2) Planned Activity Groups: we provide bi-lingual support workers for planned activity groups. Bi-lingual workers in these groups need to have an interest and ability to work in a group setting, in order to provide support to aged care clients. Locations: within City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia.

About you

In order to qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Working rights in Australia

  • Victorian Driver's Licence

  • A current police check (no older than 1 year)

  • A comprehensively insured vehicle available for use during working hours

  • Certificate III or higher in Aged Care or HACC

  • Availability for shifts for at least 3 working days (between 8am to 6pm)

Application process

Please read the Position Description attached: Direct Care Worker

(1) download this Application Form (2) save it as a Word document (3) fill in the details and (4) email the completed form to

For further information, please email Bill Collopy, Manager,