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Non-Executive Director - Holy Family Services, Marayong, NSW

A ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Holy Family Services is a dedicated aged care, childcare, education and retirement living provider for people in Western Sydney. The Board of Holy Family Services is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people who are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, and have a genuine interest to advance the mission of the Sisters.



The Organisation

Holy Family Services is a dedicated aged care, childcare, education and retirement living provider for people in Western Sydney. We are a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, established by the Sisters upon their arrival in Australia more that 65 years ago.

Based in Marayong, Holy Family Services has grown to offer services in line with its mission to support family life and values. Those services include a 146-bed residential Aged Care facility offering high-level and personal care, Retirement Living comprising 28 cottages for retirees over 55, a Long Day Care and Preschool catering for 39 places and a Registered Training Organisation providing nationally recognised courses which meet the training needs of the aged care industry.

The organisation is governed by a Board of volunteer, Non-Executive Directors, whose responsibility is to oversight of the mission, operations and management of the organisation.



The Role

We are seeking two (2) Non-Executive Directors to join our Board, with executive level experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Strategic planning and implementation (possibly knowledgeable with mergers and acquisitions)
  • Expertise of working with the larger facilities (possibly knowledgeable with mergers and acquisitions)
  • Clinical Governance expertise (in the Aged Care sector)
  • Childcare industry management

In addition to the above, key to the role will be your knowledge or understanding of governance principles, including a Board director’s legal, ethical, fiduciary and financial responsibilities.

Just as important is your ability to read and comprehend a company’s accounts and understanding of corporate finance, including financial reporting requirements.



Key Requirements

Preferred candidates will demonstrate a genuine commitment to the mission of the Sisters and to the Catholic ethos, and possess personal qualities of integrity, a collaborative approach, sound judgement, courage and excellent communication skills.

You will have strong governance or leadership experience and be committed to excellence in governance to ensure the Board continues to operate professionally in meeting the needs of all stakeholders.

We will need people who understand the dynamic of working with an ethnic specific organisation and brave to think strategically.

Essential to this opportunity will be your genuine interest in positively contributing to the mission in serving families in the different stages of their life.



Application Process

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to contribute your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of others, we would welcome a call or email from you.

For a confidential discussion and copy of the Information Pack please contact Anthony Spata on 0402 210 055 or at [email protected] or Sr Grace Roclawska on 0420 754 733 or at [email protected]



Applications close 1 July 2021.

Please note that preferred candidates must be willing to undertake a number of employment screening checks.

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