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Organisation : Foundation House

Location : Melbourne (Dallas)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Families, Health – General, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : Up to $102,713 per annum

Application closing date : 13 Nov, 2019

About the role

  • Experienced Child, Youth, Adult and Families Team Leader with strong therapeutic skills
  • Working with children and youth refugees and asylum seekers
  • Leading Child, Youth, Adult & Family team
  • Fixed Term maternity leave cover until December 2020


The Team Leader of Child, Youth, Adult and Families is part of the Direct Service team which provides services in the form of counselling, advocacy, family support, group work, information sessions and complementary therapies work. The team leader as part of the leadership team, is responsible for a managing and developing a team of Counsellor Advocates and the delivery of high quality services for children, young people and families.


We are seeking applicants who have highly developed trauma informed therapeutic skills with experience in program delivery utilising effective systems and processes. Your ability to support and manage the work of a multidisciplinary team, along with excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative working style is essential in this role.

This is a fixed term maternity leave backfill position until December 2020.

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 up to $102,713 per annum. Benefits include generous salary packaging, leave loading, and a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, and excellent training, support and development opportunities.


VFST is an equal opportunity employer.


The right to live and work in Australia is an essential requirement of this role.





About the organisation

Organisation Name : Foundation House

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (VFST) provides a range of services to people in Victoria who have been subject to torture or other traumatic events prior to their arrival in Australia.  This group includes refugees and asylum seekers. It is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : PD_DS Team Leader_CYAF Oct2019 (002)

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Team Leader via Pro Bono Australia.

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