Health and Welfare Services Manager

Health and Welfare Services Manager

Health and Welfare Service Managers are responsible for overseeing all daily operational requirements of a facility, organisation or centre.

With the role being mostly administrative, a Service Manager's duties can include budget management, assisting with recruitment, liaising with health and welfare providers, and coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services.

On average, a Health and Welfare Service Manager earns $102,230 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $102,230
salary range
$91,806
$102,230
$130,944
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
23% by 2020
23%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Health and Welfare Services Manager are:
NSW
NSW 34.6%
VIC
VIC 27.6%
QLD
QLD 15.6%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Health and Welfare Services Manager are:
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Have a non-judgemental attitude
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Show responsibility and initiative
  • Commitment to human rights and social justice
  • Able to deal with conflict and remain calm in stressful situations
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Kick-start a career that makes a difference. These courses will prepare you to work in entry-level roles in the human services sector such as Health Administrator or Welfare Support Worker.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

A bachelor degree will give you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to work in an extensive range of private and public sector industries while developing your management and critical thinking skills.

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