Making your people our priority




Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 27

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000


T 61 3 9629 6999




Ref: PM2002496


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
18 June 2018

  • Vision and leadership
  • Supporting older people's rights to quality care
  • Melbourne CBD location




Take the key leadership role of one of Victoria’s best regarded, independent agencies in the aged care sector as CEO of Elder Rights Advocacy (ERA), which is at the forefront of the sector and part of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP).

ERA’s vital purpose is to support and uphold the rights of people accessing aged care and community services across Victoria,  assisting carers and family members who represent the interests of aged care recipients.  It is a member organisation and part of the nationwide Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN).  The CEO works collaboratively with OPAN and other national OPAN members to implement the OPAN/NACAP/Elder Abuse work plan and to ensure ERA’s best interests are maintained and supported.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is the key management leader of ERA and is responsible for the day to day operations of a small but influential organisation that punches well above its weight.  Managing a small, experienced team this is an opportunity to develop the organisation to the next level, with the financial support of recently granted government funding.  Key areas of responsibility include Governance & Strategy, developing a new and relevant Vision and Financial Performance.

For this key role you will need proven experience of reporting to a Board and leading a human service organisation  with extensive community links, awareness of the major issues affecting older people and their families and extensive knowledge of advocacy and older people’s rights.  Sound knowledge of organisational, financial and administrative processes is essential.



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