Team Leader – Youth Development Services

Organisation : Anchor Inc

Location : Melbourne (Lilydale)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Operations Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $78,743-$82,393

Application Closing Date : 29 Oct, 2018

About the Role

Team Leader – Youth Development Services

$78,743 – $82,393 plus Super plus Leave Loading per annum (1.0 EFT)

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. We support people to get back on track and help them thrive.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Team Leader to work with a dynamic and highly motivated team at Anchor.

Are you creative with strong group facilitation skills? Are you someone that does not give up easily?

Do you enjoy working with young people?

This position involves hands on involvement with our young people including young mothers, as you guide the team and enable our clients to achieve their own unique aspirations.

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual who is committed to making our community a better place in which all young people can thrive. 

The right candidate will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in providing support and development services to vulnerable young people, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • Capacity to lead, motivate, develop, monitor and support program staff
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues involved in working with people experiencing homelessness and associated health and social issues
  • Knowledge of and an ability to access a range of relevant community and government resources
  • High Level presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively engage with a wide range of stakeholders

The competitive salary offered also includes access to immediate salary packaging.

Coming to work at Anchor:

  • A competitive salary is offered with salary packaging available.
  • Anchor is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes employees of different ages, gender and ethnicity.
  • We work with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff.
  • As an Employer of Choice, we value flexibility within the work place, such as balance with home life and family responsibilities.
  • We are a Learning Organisation and value both supporting the community to learn through our Student Placement Program, and through our Core Competency Training for staff.
  • We seek to explore your motivation for success within the field, and how we can work to achieve this with you.
  • We are a Child Safe Organisation

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Anchor Inc

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne's outer eastern region. We support people to get back on track and help them thrive.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Peter Dinsdale

Phone : 0409403662

Email : jobs@anchor.org.au

A position description which includes key selection criteria can be found on our website at https://www.anchor.org.au/ under “Get involved” then ‘Join our team’ tab.  Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application along with a covering letter and resume to:

Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9am, Monday 29th October 2018

It is expected that suitable candidates will be available for interview between 7th to 9th November 2018

Applications that do not provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Peter Dinsdale on 9738 7003 or 0409 403 662

Please quote in application: Team Leader – Youth Development Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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