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Team Leader- Children’s Program

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Organisation : McAuley Community Services for Women

Location : Melbourne (Footscray)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : 42

Application closing date : 23 Sep, 2019

About the role

We have an opportunity for a Team Leader Children’s Services to join our Community Services team. The position is 38 hours per week (part time applications will be considered) in a team of staff with a desire to support women and children experiencing homelessness and/or family violence. You will be supported by a committed, collaborative team with an emphasis on a family focus framework.

A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or equivalent is required.
Ideally, applicants will be able to demonstrate:

• Experience in individualised case support and family centred practice.
• Ability to provide therapeutic support to infants and children.
• Ability to provide parenting support to mothers.
• Ability to work autonomously and as part of a broader team delivering outcomes.
• Knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008, Child Safe Standards and the Common Risk Assessment Framework.
• A sound understanding of family violence and the effects it has on women and children.
• High level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

We provide excellent support and growth opportunities through coaching and training with a focus on developing your professional competence in accordance with our Direct Practice Competency Framework. We strive towards being a great place to work and offer:

• The option to work for an accrued day off
• Ability to purchase extra annual leave
• Access to EAP
• Flexible working arrangements

About the organisation

Organisation Name : McAuley Community Services for Women

McAuley Community Services for Women, a ministry of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, is committed to creating a world that enables women and children to participate in society on their own terms through innovative services, advocacy and a caring community so poverty and homelessness can be eradicated.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Team Leader- Children's Program via Pro Bono Australia.

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