Closing Date

Sunday, 29 May 2022

Role type



Greater Western Sydney, NSW

Contribute your strong governance experience, financial acumen and commitment to the Human Services sector to this thriving Disability organisation.

  • Bring your leadership experience & commitment to strong governance
  • Positively impact the lives of those living with a disability
  • Join a Board ready to deliver on their next phase of strategy

The organisation

The Junction Works is a for purpose provider that has been operating within Greater Western Sydney since 1987.  With a Mission of ‘creating new possibilities in people’s lives’, they focus on delivering creative and enriching community, youth, children’s and disability services that are designed to improve the lives of some of our community’s most vulnerable people.

The Junction Works service provision is underpinned by the philosophy and practice of being person-centred.  With almost 30 sites with Austral and Seven Hills being the largest, they work within homes and centres across Greater Western and South Western Sydney.

The Junction Works aims for services that engage their clients.  The staff share a passion for the people they support while building intentional trust relationships with their clients; which allows them to be more confident in how they live their life.

The opportunity

With a newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, an excellent reputation, a committed and capable team and Board, and a strategic plan that will deliver continued growth, The Junction Works is at an exciting point in its evolution.   The organisation is in a solid position having developed and implemented a new business model to enable navigation through the NDIS transition.

The Junction Works are looking to strengthen their Board.  They are seeking to appoint a new Non-executive Director who is genuinely aligned to the organisation’s purpose and work and has a strong people-centric approach.  They must be highly commercial, financially literate and keen to join TJW’s Board to help deliver on the next phase of its strategy.

Experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience as a Non-Executive Director;
  • Demonstrated strategic capability and a strong grasp of governance frameworks;
  • Executive experience in the broadly defined Human Services or Social Services sectors;
  • Critical experience as a CFO or finance professional, in large and complex organisations;
  • Sound business acumen and results-driven, with a proven and unequivocal commitment to achieving goals and managing the tension between financial and social purposes;
  • Ability to understand, respond to and operate within a highly regulated environment;
  • An ability to identify commercial opportunities in an often under-resourced sector.

To apply

People for Purpose are partnering with The Junction Works to lead the search for this opportunity.

We invite you to read the Board Pack here.  For more information on The Junction Works, their annual report can be found on their website here.  Once you have absorbed this information and completed your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]

To apply, as well as your CV, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing The Junction Works and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 29 May 2022