Program Manager

Assets, Maintenance & Children Services

Jasmine Bond

To oversee all aspects of asset management, maintenance and WHS for NPA Family and Community Services buildings and staff accommodation.

Undertake Workplace Health and Safety Practices to ensure a safe working environment and to provide support to quality system to achieve accreditation standards.

To oversee the operations of all child care services under the management of the organisation inclusive of Injinoo Child Care Centre, Umagico Child Care Centre, Injinoo OSHC/VAC, and Umagico OSHC/VAC.

Children Services

The last 12 months have been very busy within the Children Services Unit with a focus on supporting families with the new funding model, increasing attendances at the centres and improving our communication with Parents and Guardians about their child/children’s development. Within the Children Services we operate the following:

  • Playgroup
  • Injinoo Child Care Centre – 42 place licenced long day care centre
  • Umagico Child Care Centre – 29 place licenced long day care centre
  • Injinoo OSHC Centre – 29 place licenced after school and vacation care centre
  • Umagico OSHC Centre – 30 place licenced after school and vacation care centre

Assets and Maintenance

The Assets & Maintenance Program Manager oversees asset management, maintenance, cleaning, transport, Workplace Health & Safety and IT. As of 30 June 2020, the organisation has 13 organisational buildings, 15 staff accommodation and 42 vehicles.

Over the past 12 months, the team has focused on:

  • IT Infrastructure Upgrades – installation of new servers at Bamaga and /Injinoo; installation of new internet system and Telstra Upgrades, installation of new switches, preparation for CDP program
  • Repair and maintenance of old computers
  • Completing maintenance requests and employing quick resolutions to any new problems
  • Yard maintenance
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • WHS Audits at each site
  • Regular accommodation audits
  • Patient transportation
  • Cleaning of offices, centres and accommodation

In addition, the team has supported Community Events including school carnivals, community events, funerals with the use of marquees and other equipment.