Change Manager (2024 Start). 6 Month Maximum Term Contract Full Time - Location Flexible

Life Without Barriers

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NSW: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, NSW: Sydney, QLD: Brisbane, SA: Adelaide, TAS: Hobart, VIC: Melbourne
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About the Organisation

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people, and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.  Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

This is a newly created role commencing late January, early February 2024.  You will have a pivotal role in driving organisational change, this position focuses on facilitating seamless end-user adoption of new systems and processes for the National Client Funds Program system across Life Without Barriers.

Your role will encompass crafting policies and procedures, facilitating internal and external communications. Additionally, you'll play a crucial part in integrating staff into the program's journey, engaging families, and managing external communications effectively.

This is a 6 month full-time contract maximum term, offering flexibility to work from your preferred location, be it your home or our offices, however there may be times where you are required in the office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the people related change resulting from projects and related change impacts.
  • Develop a change management plan
  • Design, develop and deliver the communications strategy for the project
  • Develop comprehensive communication packages for clients, families and staff
  • Design tailored training modules for staff
  • Provide continual support, guidance and communications to management and staff throughout each stage of the process
  • Work with project teams / streams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan

Skills & Experience

  • Significant experience in senior change manager roles.
  • Significant experience in the application of change management principles and methodologies
  • The ability to influence and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including peers, employees, managers and senior leaders
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills  
  • Strong communication skills with a focus on collaboration and positive outcomes
  • Ability to deliver outcomes within agreed timeframes and to quality standards
  • Proficient ability in the use of MS Office suite of programs
  • Ability to handle sensitive material, demonstrate a high level of confidentiality and operate with integrity and honesty

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Debra Neil at

Applications close at midnight Wednesday 6 December 2023.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here

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