Scout Talent

  • Join a company passionate about helping people live the best life possible! 
  • Thrive in a newly created senior leadership role and oversee the Barunga Village Community Care Program!
  • Earn an attractive salary circa $120,500 + super, relocation assistance (for the right candidate), salary packaging & MORE!

Barunga Village

Barunga Village stands out as a leader in aged care and retirement living, committed to helping individuals live their best lives. Emphasising respect, kindness, and personalised care, we ensure each person feels listened to, safe, and part of a vibrant community. With a focus on fostering positive relationships and continuous improvement, we offer comprehensive services, including residential and dementia care, retirement living, and community programs. Our dedicated team is driven by values of compassion, connection, and innovation, creating a supportive environment for both clients and staff.

The Role

We are looking for a full-time Director of Community Services based in Port Broughton, South Australia.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this senior leadership role is accountable for managing and growing the Barunga Village Community Care Program while ensuring high-quality, relationship-centered care.

More specifically, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading and embedding a culture of high-quality care
  • Fostering consumer engagement and service development
  • Managing budget and operational targets
  • Developing and supporting Community Services staff
  • Driving growth through new programs and initiatives
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and continuous improvement
  • Monitoring and managing program risks
  • Utilising business information systems effectively

About You

To qualify, you will have a minimum of 5 years senior leadership experience in managing Home Care Services and Community Services in Aged Care or Disability Services programs. While not essential, post-graduate qualifications will be beneficial.

Additionally, the following skills and background will be highly valued:

  • Successful experience in new business development or implementation within a community services setting
  • Nursing qualifications or experience in Clinical Governance

As our ideal candidate, you will possess leadership skills including change management, decision-making, planning, and communication. You will also demonstrate financial literacy, high written literacy for report writing, effective time management, and the ability to work under pressure.

This is a dynamic leadership role ideal for someone passionate about driving growth and excellence in community care services, committed to making a significant impact in the lives of clients and the community.


The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary of $120,500 + super and a host of excellent benefits including:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Short-term, affordable accommodation
  • Chemist discount at Port Broughton United Chemist
  • Bulk billing at Broughton Clinic
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Program
  • Social Club
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for upskilling
  • Flexible working arrangements 

If you share our values and have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

Join Barunga Village and be part of a team that truly makes a difference!

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