General Manager, Victoria - House with No Steps

Job Title: General Manager, Victoria - House with No Steps
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-06
Reference: JO-1811-92215
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 08:19

Job Description

  • A critical Executive Leadership role
  • Stewardship of a talented and purpose-driven workforce
  • Australia’s largest provider of disability services

The Organisation

House with No Steps (HWNS) is a leading disability service provider supporting thousands of people with a disability to live a great life. HWNS provides a wide range of services to customers across multiple locations in New South Wales, Queensland, ACT and Victoria.  HWNS is constantly building on our strong heritage to ensure that we are ready for the future. The disability world is undergoing massive change – there has never been a more exciting time to work in this sector! The passionate and committed employees of HWNS live and breathe the purpose and values of the organisation in a supportive and collaborative environment where great things – both big and small- are achieved every day.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Executive Director, Support Services, the General Manager Victoria will be responsible for multiple and diverse programs and services across the State which include the existing VIC services and seconded services and teams from DHHS, early 2019.  Direct reports include 3 Area Managers, a Customer Engagement Manager and Practice Leader. By mid-2019, the size of the workforce in VIC will be approximately 1800 staff.
The GM VIC ensures customer outcomes are maximised, organisational and individual risk is reduced and employee morale is high. They have financial accountability, ensuring operations are conducted within budgeted parameters and are sustainable.  They will have a strong strategic focus and secure opportunities for growth of services across the State. In addition, the position will have oversight of compliance in relation to funding and legislative requirements/ frameworks.  
About You
The successful General Manager will have significant experience as a senior leader, driving and inspiring large teams in the Not for Profit, Community or Health sectors with a sound working knowledge of the NDIS. Strong communication, relationship building and influencing skills, a strategic focus and financial acumen will be essential for success in this role. As a collaborative and consultative leader, you will be joining an organisation that promotes empowerment, inclusion, respect and achievement.  House with No Steps is a value driven organisation.
To be a part of this community focused organisation and work with passionate, driven people please apply by visiting the Davidson website ( or alternatively to have a confidential conversation, please contact Sandra Kerr on 03 9929 9528.