About Us

Synapse is Australia’s leading brain injury organisation – and we’re making Australia a more supportive and understanding place to live for people experiencing brain injury.

Our people are what make us who we are, and we have built a strong, supportive culture. So, it’s incredibly important that we find the right person to join us.

Synapse provides a range of services for people who have been impacted by brain injury and disability. We promote quality of life, self-determination and choice through information, specialist supports, NDIS services, advocacy and targeted research activities.

We are a respectful, diverse and family-friendly organisation who truly value and support our staff and our clients, and we believe in providing opportunities for our people to grow with us.

About the Role

The Manager Information and Training provides operational management of relevant business units and projects across Queensland that lead the localised development of initiatives improving knowledge management, organisational learning, efficiency and business performance.

The position will act as a critical connector between State Management representatives and supporting organisational functions to strengthen efficiency of resourcing activities and implementation strategies with relation to information, referral and training activities.

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About You

As the ideal candidate, you demonstrate personal alignment with Synapse’s core values. You will value a person-centred approach, positive and respectful relationships with other members of the Synapse team, you will be confident and driven to contribute to positive change within the sector and enjoy networking opportunities. You will have demonstrated excellent work ethic throughout your employment history and present yourself in a professional, friendly and engaging manner. It is also important you are able to work autonomously with the support of your team.

In addition:

  • Experience developing and implementing business plans and strategies.
  • Demonstrated expertise and/or knowledge in relation to the impact of brain injury or the ability to quickly acquire.
  • Strong leadership capability
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, communicate and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including peers, direct reports, external organisations, funding bodies and government agencies.
  • Experience in developing and sustaining a network of professional relationships with funding agencies and other partners in the community services sector is desirable
  • Proven time management skills and the ability to balance conflicting priorities and work to tight deadlines.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role essential (within the NFP/disability services sector would be highly regarded).
  • Qualifications in Business, Training and Education, Projects or equivalent is essential.

What Synapse Can Offer You

  • A warm, flexible and supportive work environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Salary Sacrificing options

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role by selecting “Apply for this Job”.

We urge all suitable candidates to submit their application as early as possible.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jo Stevens, QLD State Lead on (07) 3137 7400 or email recruitment@synapse.org.au

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