Chief Executive Officer

Employer: Encircle Community Services Ltd

Region: Moreton Bay

Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Job Description:

Opportunity for an experienced CEO, looking for a change to contribute to a well-established community organisation and lead a positive culture of collaboration, accountability and measurable community benefits.

Full-Time, attractive executive salary package, fringe benefits and positive working conditions.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead a values driven, well regarded, ‘for purpose’ organisation in the Moreton Bay region. Encircle has been in operation since 1987 when the organisation worked from a house provided by the local council. We are committed to developing programs and services that support the wellbeing of community members, to encourage and enable community participation, and respond to identified community issues and needs. Encircle now operates across 6 sites – Lawnton, Strathpine, Kallangur, Redcliffe, Kedron and Zillmere. We employ over 80 staff and have approximately 100 volunteers. Our programs and activities demonstrate a wide variety of integrated options for people in our region.

The Encircle Board are looking for experienced executive leader from the community services sector, who, with the leadership team, will implement the Strategic Plan, mission and values; enabling and encouraging individuals and families to take informed control of their own lives and together enriching our community.

Encircle Ltd is looking for a CEO who is passionate about working with diverse communities and shares Encircles values, vision, and purpose. As CEO you will:

  • Lead a committed team to provide effective, quality services to the community, demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice, and work collaboratively to shape Encircles future direction.
  • With knowledge and an ethical approach, integrity and honesty, ensure the organisation meets its legislative and financial requirements, manages risks and responds to the community.
  • Be transparent and accountable to the Board of Directors, providing timely and quality advice in accordance with the Governance Charter and Encircle Constitution.
  • Demonstrate leadership, direction and support to staff and volunteers, building a strong team culture, and overseeing a welcoming culture to our diverse community.
  • Demonstrate significant senior management experience in the community services sector and with a Board of Directors. Working sensitively with and responding to all community members, is essential.
  • Hold relevant tertiary qualifications in the social sciences, community services or management field.

For further enquiries about the role, please contact Co-Chairpersons Laurelle Muir (0418 196 003) or Mike McFillin via email: [email protected].

For more information about the organisation, please refer to the Encircle Website:

Encircle is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background and people living with a disability.

To be considered for the position you must address the Selection Criteria, which is contained in the Position Description. Please email our HR Officer, Shannon Danby, for a copy on [email protected].

Please provide your responses to the selection criteria along with your resume to: [email protected].

All enquiries and applications are treated in strict confidence.

Please note: we are not accepting applications via employment agencies.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 26 April 2024.


Address: 865 Gympie Road
Suburb: Lawnton
Postcode: 4500


Name: Shannon Danby

Position Description:

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