Executive officer

Tennant Creek Women's Refuge

Tennant Creek Women’s Refuge (TCWR) is a well-regarded women’s refuge providing crisis accommodation, counselling and outreach services in the Barkly region. Following a period of disjointed leadership, the organisation is currently under the administration of Territory Families.

Incorporated in 1989, the refuge is the only domestic and family violence specialised crisis accommodation service in the region; and is committed to hearing the voices of women and children and providing holistic support that includes trauma-informed accommodation, education, counselling and advocacy to families at risk of or experiencing violence. TCWR works in partnership with community members and organisations to address community identified priorities.

Closing date: 

11pm, 24 January 2021


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Tennant Creek
Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
12 months with scope to extend

Salary and conditions: 

Base salary $110,531 per annum

Package includes:

  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • reasonable relocation costs
  • reasonable person use of work vehicle and phone
  • rental assistance.

Job description/overview: 

This role is a great leadership opportunity for a seasoned community services executive to deliver transformative, well supported change to an essential service; and lead the organisation out of administration.

Whilst stabilising the day to day operations and financial management, the successful candidate will work closely with government, sector and advisory bodies to identify and implement collaborative arrangements and other initiatives that will strengthen service delivery and support to meet the needs of women and their children experiencing all forms of violence.

Key aspects of the role will include stabilising and supporting staff, careful implementation of practice improvements and ensuring that sound financial management procedures are followed. Alongside the larger change agenda, attention to day to day detail and administration will be important.

Due to the nature of the role, only female applicants are eligible.

For more information download a copy of the position description and information pack.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For more information about the position email kate.horsey@mobct.com.au or phone (07) 3186 3609.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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