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General Manager – Evidence Informed Practice

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Organisation : Kids First via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (Thomastown)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 20 Jul, 2020

About the role

  • Lead an integrative and evidence-informed practice culture
  • Coach and guide responses to complex client cases
  • Make an impact in our innovative and purposeful agency.

With a proud history and a progressive mindset, Kids First is a leading provider of educational, family and support services for children and families in Melbourne. We are at the forefront of responding to community needs and strengthening families so that children can thrive. Our programs are evidence-based and built on more than 120 years of service.

 

We are committed to maintaining exceptional practice skills, underpinned by a culture of continuous improvement. Every day, we work towards better outcomes for our clients across our family violence recovery, clinical and family services and early years streams. Often this involves complex, high risk and sensitive cases. 

 

And this is where you will come in.

 

As a highly motivated and experienced individual you have the expertise to mentor our practitioners with expert advice and clinical supervision across our services. A proven and talented leader, you will foster relationships inside Kids First and collaborate with our external sector peers.  

 

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, family therapy or other related disciplines
  • Demonstrated professional experience and skills in the delivery of clinical supervision and secondary consultations for child and family services
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of continuous improvement and professional development activities for child and family services
  • Experience in leadership, change management and service development
  • A strong commitment to working systemically with children and families who have been affected by family violence, child abuse and neglect and other social and wellbeing issues.

 

As a member of the Kids First team you will:

  • Be part of a collaborative and outcomes-focused culture of an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has a legacy of more than 120 years community service
  • Receive an attractive salary with the option to salary package to increase take-home pay
  • Be nurtured in your career, including professional development in specialist evidence-based models, such as Promoting First Relationships (PFR)
  • Have access to flexible work options and our staff wellbeing program
  • Be eligible for portable long service leave

 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Kids First via Big Splash

With a proud history and a progressive mindset, Kids First is a leading provider of educational, family and support services for children and families in Melbourne. We are at the forefront of responding to community needs and strengthening families so that children can thrive. Our programs are evidence-based and built on more than 120 years of service.

How to apply

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Please quote in application: General Manager – Evidence Informed Practice via Pro Bono Australia.


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