YALLAMBEE TRARALGON VILLAGE FOR THE AGED INC
Yallambee is a not-for-profit community owned organisation, providing services that accommodate and support aged members of the Latrobe Valley and Gippsland community.
Yallambee’s facilities are conveniently located in the heart of Traralgon near popular amenities and advanced health facilities.
With 97 Independent Living Units and 104 beds in our Margery Cole residential aged care facility, Yallambee prides itself on providing individual choice, independence and quality of life.
The Board of Directors is committed to the provision of strong leadership with focus on fiscal and clinical governance to ensure Yallambee is well positioned to respond to the increasing demands within this growing and challenging sector.
Yallambee currently has two vacancies on our voluntary Board of Directors.
If you are interested in becoming part of a dynamic Board, sharing our vision and mission in making a difference in the lives of our residents, we would be pleased to hear from you.
Copy of Position Description below
Applications can be forwarded to:
Lorraine Bartling O.A.M.
Chairman of the Board
Yallambee Traralgon Village for the Aged Inc.
P.O Box 1659
Traralgon Vic 3844
Ph: 0407 180 238
Applications close 5pm Monday 10th July 2017.
Vision: Yallambee is a leader in quality aged care provision in Gippsland.
Mission: The Yallambee Mission is to research, design, develop and deliver an innovative and integrated range of high quality services to meet the needs of the aged in our community.
Yallambee is a not-for-profit community owned service supporting aged members of the Latrobe Valley community. With 97 Independent Living Units, and 104 beds in our Margery Cole residential aged care facility, Yallambee has been supporting Gippsland’s families for over 40 years.
Yallambee is conveniently located near popular amenities and advanced health facilities, in the heart of Traralgon.
Yallambee prides itself on providing individualised care promoting choice, independence and quality of life.
Yallambee Board of Directors
The Yallambee Board consists of 9 elected Directors. Board Meetings are convened face to face on a monthly basis in Traralgon. Attendance at other Committee meetings, networking and Yallambee marketing events will also be required.
Yallambee Board Directors provide vision and mission based leadership and strategic governance. Day to day operations are led by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Care. The Board and CEO/DOC relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Under the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission Governance Standards a Board Director must;
– act with reasonable care and diligence;
– act honestly and in the best interests of the organisation and its charitable purposes;
– disclose conflicts of interest;
– ensure that the financial affairs of the charity are managed responsibly and not allow the organisation to operate if it is insolvent.
The Board of Directors are committed to the provision of quality care, a home-like environment, the protection and promotion of residents’ rights and to ensure continuous improvement in all areas of endeavour. As a community based organisation Yallambee seeks to engage the local community in the life and support of residents.
Directors are expected to conduct appropriate research before meetings and to acquaint
themselves fully with the issues confronting the board.
– A Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
Key Selection Criteria
While not mandatory the following Key Selection Criteria will be of interest to the Board Selection Committee.
– Experience as a Board Director, with insight as to how Boards operate and govern organisations;
– Completion of, or a commitment to, completing the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course
– An understanding of the legal, corporate, financial and sectorial context of not-for-profit organisations;
– Exposure to strategic planning and the ability to contribute to meetings and or workshops, planning/strategy days etc. (desirable);
– Demonstrated service to the community;
– Professional leadership experience in business, government, philanthropy or the not-for-profit sector;
– Demonstrated ability to foster and maintain co-operative relationships with community groups and associations, and other service providers including those within the aged care sector
– Exposure to policy development and policy management.
– Demonstrated leadership and vision, and:
– The highest standards of personal integrity and ethical standards, in line with those ethics outlined by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
– Board Directors must keep confidential all information pertaining to matters dealt with by the Board. This includes board meeting minutes, agendas, reports to the Board and associated documents, and information contained in those documents.
– The obligation to maintain confidentiality continues to apply even after a person has left the Board.
Key Performance Indicators
Term of Appointment
The appointment to a Board Director position will generally be by contract for a three-year period. In the case of appointment to a casual vacancy the appointment will be for the remainder of the term. Directors may nominate for re-election at the end of any period of appointment save that the total period of appointment may not exceed nine years.
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