Closing Date

Sunday, 20 March 2022




Melbourne or Sydney

Lead one of Australia’s largest disability organisations.

  • Develop the strategy for sustainable disability support services
  • Inspire and lead a strong and capable executive team
  • Position Aruma as a thought & practice leader in Australia

The organisation

Aruma was formed in 2018 when two great disability organisations; House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation, joined together.  With over 100 years of combined experience, Aruma’s purpose is to “support people with a disability to live a great life, the life they want, the life they choose”. Aruma provides a range of services including: Supported Independent Living (SIL) services, flexible supports in the community, children’s services, support coordination, supported employment, as well as therapy and clinical services. Aruma supports over 5,000 people with a disability throughout the east coast of Australia.

The role

The CEO will inspire and mobilise the ELT and entire organisation to:

  • Shape strategy for impact.
  • Drive customer-driven services that consistently deliver results.
  • Transform systems and processes to support seamless delivery.
  • Create cultural alignment across multiple geographies and service streams.
  • Achieve financial surplus for investment in people, customers and innovation.
  • Influence the broader disability system for positive impact.
  • Deliver excellence in quality, and compliance with requirements across multiple jurisdictions and service streams.

Experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, you will be:

  • An experienced executive with an exemplary record of leading a large, complex or multi-faceted human services or commercial organisation across multiple geographies.
  • Experienced in leading a dispersed diverse workforce across multiple geographies.
  • Accomplished in working in complex stakeholder and regulatory environments.
  • Successful in leading multifaceted change across operations, digital and culture.

To apply

People for Purpose are partnering with Aruma to lead the search for this role.

We invite you to review the Position Description here.  We also invite you to review Aruma’s website here.

Once you have absorbed this information and done 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, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Aruma and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 20 March 2022

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