General Manager

Location: Macksville
Employment Status: Part-time
  • Fantastic part-time opportunity, leading the strategic development of a well-established community organisation!
  • Attractive annual salary circa $80,000 – $85,000 plus super, for just 28 hours of work a week!
  • Enjoy salary sacrificing options!
  • Flexible hours/days to fit around your schedule!

About the Organisation

Lifetime Connect is a not-for-profit, community focused organisation that provides a range of Aged Care, NDIS, Children’s, Family and Community Development services to local communities across the Nambucca Valley, Bellingen Valley and Coffs Harbour local government areas. The organisation is committed to building strength in individuals, families and communities by providing person-centred services, enabling clients to choose their own care and support services.

To learn more please visit the website, here.

About the Opportunity

Lifetime Connect is now seeking a proactive and principled General Manager to join their team in Macksville. This is a part-time role, working a flexible 28 hours per week, to fit around your schedule.

Reporting to the Lifetime Connect Board of Governance, you will be responsible for the development of overall organisational strategy, providing financial and human resources governance, and ensuring that all services are high quality and customer-centred.

More specifically, your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Providing strategic advice on the future of Community Services, Government and industry relationships as well as relevant industry and public policy settings;
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and funding agreements;
  • Directly supporting, mentoring and supervising Community Service Team Leaders;
  • Working collaboratively with partners, staff and clients to identify and address service gaps;
  • Monitoring the Lifetime Connect Code of Conduct, Values and Policies, and ensuring that updates are implemented and communicated regularly; and
  • Presenting regular reports to the board detailing progress and achievements of programs and services.

About You

To be considered for this position you will need previous experience in a Management role, with a background in Aged Care, NDIS, Children or Family services. Tertiary qualifications in Business will be highly regarded.

It is essential that you are an empathetic and personable communicator, capable of working with stakeholders and staff at all levels. Your ability to cultivate strong relationships and build rapport will assist you in mentoring staff and resolving conflicts as required.

You will have experience in grant writing and tendering, and have demonstrated business acumen, including comprehensive financial planning, budget development and planning skills. Highly organised, you will also have a demonstrated ability to review, develop, and implement improved systems and processes to enhance organisational efficiency and effectiveness.

Finally, you will be committed to the highest level of ethical conduct and the values of Lifetime Connect, with a genuine passion for making a difference in people’s lives.

Please note: Candidates are required to hold a current driver’s licence.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop a passionate team and help to support the local community. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive remuneration circa $80,000 – $85,000 plus super, based on a 28 hour work week.

You will also be provided with salary sacrificing options available to further increase your take-home pay!

Lifetime Connect values work/life balance and as such offers a flexible working environment, with the ability to choose your days and hours according to your needs.

If you have any further enquiries about this position, please contact Lifetime Connect HR Advisor Zara Patterson on (02) 6568 2305 or at


Clinical Care Coordinator

Lifetime Connect is currently seeking a Registered Nurse with a sound understanding of the principles of MyAged Care, Aged Care Reforms and the Home Care program to coordinate the clinical delivery of home care services.

You will have a pivotal role across the service delivery of community support for older people, Home Care Packages, as well as Commonwealth Home Support Program.

This role is customer focused and introduces consulting with clients and representatives, preparing clinical assessments, and drafting care plans to best meet client requirements.

You will help develop relationships with hospitals, clinics and other allied health professionals with a view of delivering best practice care services to meet client needs.

Job Type: Part Time

Work Region: Macksville and Coffs Harbour

Salary Benefits: Competitive rates, access to salary sacrifice as a NFP, laptop and mobile phone.


  • Registered Nurse
  • Current Driver’s license
  • First Aid
  • Police Check, or willingness to obtain

Skills and Experience: 

The ideal candidate joining the team will have experience as a Registered Nurse in Aged and/or disability care with the ability to coordinate clinical home care services.

We look forward to you bringing team leadership experience to this position to drive our care staff team to deliver high standards of care.

You will have:

  • the ability to develop relationships with GP clinics and other allied Health Professionals in the area
  • the ability to connect with others naturally and effortlessly and the confidence to market Lifetime Connect services to clients and referral sources

Additional talents you will need to succeed in this role are:

  • Highly developed organisational, administrative and financial management skills with proven ability to determine priorities coordinate activities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must, both written and oral, strong Computer literacy with Microsoft and database applications

To find out more about Lifetime Connect and the wonderful work we do, please visit

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020.

Confidential enquiries most welcome. Please contact Zara on or (02) 6568 2305.


To enquire about any other positions available, as we are always looking for qualified staff, if you can please email the HR Advisor on with your resume for any upcoming positions.

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