Chief Executive Officer – Seniors Rights Service – Surry Hills NSW

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Organisation: Seniors Rights Service 

Location: Surry Hills NSW

Closing date: 5:00pm Monday 26/10/20

How to apply: Applications are to be made to Please provide a current CV, three referees and a no more than three-page document addressing the essential criteria, and desirable criteria as appropriate. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Seniors Rights Service is the leading provider of legal advice, aged care advocacy and rights education and information to older people in New South Wales. We are seeking a dynamic, values-based leader from the community, government or commercial sector with a proven track record in responsive team-based leadership to deliver the organisation’s strategic vision and develop innovative service responses based on the expressed needs of older people.

The CEO must foster an organisational culture committed to service evaluation and improvement, that respects diversity and is equitable, open and transparent and above all listens to the voices of older Australians and empowers them to defend and exercise their rights.

Essential to the role are high level communications and interpersonal skills to manage diverse internal and external stakeholders and a strategic understanding of government and political processes.

The CEO is responsible to the Board of Directors and directly supervises  a team of senior managers who lead 30 staff and volunteers. Seniors Rights Service is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee based in Central Sydney with staff in regional areas across NSW.

For information about the role please contact the President Margaret Duckett, or visit