Welfare Centre Manager

Also known as Welfare Project Manager.
Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates a centre, program or project concerned with social welfare support.
Training time 6 months - 1.5 years
Average pay $66,008
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,000

How do I become a Welfare Centre Manager in Victoria?

To work as a Welfare Centre Manager in Victoria, you'll need:
  • An Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Working with Children licence
  • Recommended

  • Completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent

What does a Welfare Centre Manager do?

  • Provides overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • Develops, implements and monitors procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • Coordinates and administers health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • Monitors and evaluates resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • Controls administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • Liaises with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • Advises government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • Represents the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums

Related courses

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Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management