Close Search

Team Leader

Organisation : Junaya Family Development Services

Location : Sydney (Blacktown, NSW)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Families

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : SCHADS Award Level 5

Application closing date : 1 Mar, 2021

About the role

Your new job…

This position provides high level leadership to staff working in the Targeted Early Intervention (TEI) program and supervision of service delivery to ensure high standard is achieved, deadlines are met and services are delivered in a culturally sensitive, inclusive, and respectful manner.


For more information about the TEI program visit


The role is Permanent Full Time at 35 hours per week. Salary for this role is classified at level 5 in the NSW SCHADS Award (pay point to be determined depending on experience). The role is based in Blacktown but some local  travel is required, therefore you will need a current driver’s license and your own car.



What you’ll need to succeed…

The successful applicant will have excellent organisational, administrative, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Applicants must have expert knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and consequences of DFV, mental health, AOD, child protection and have knowledge and understanding of the needs and rights of diverse communities.



Selection Criteria…

  • Minimum qualifications as Diploma in Community Services/Case Management, Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent including overseas qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the management and provision of casework services and group work activities to vulnerable children, young people and families experiencing domestic/family violence, child protection issues, mental health issues, alcohol & drug issues, homelessness and related issues and comprehensive understanding of the impact of these issues
  • Comprehensive knowledge of high-level case work and group work practice
  • Demonstrated cultural competence
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Experience in building and maintaining constructive working relationships with key stakeholders and excellent networking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Own vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Knowledge of DEX Reporting System and Community Data Solutions (Client & Case Management)
  • Accreditation in group work programs specifically Keep Them Safe (or equivalent)
  • Fluency in a community language spoken in the Blacktown LGA (desirable)


Employment requirements include the provision of a Working with Children Check clearance, agreement to undertake a Police Check, evidence of the right to work in Australia, current driver’s licence and own car.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Junaya Family Development Services
  • Be a part of making a difference in the local community
  • Work close to home
  • Increase take home pay with Salary Packaging



Our client, Junaya Family Development Services (JFDS), is looking for a self-motivated, experienced and results-driven Team Leader to direct and manage targeted early intervention services and activities.



Your new employer…

JFDS provides family support, case work and group work activities to individuals, children, young people and their families experiencing vulnerability in the Blacktown Local Government area.


Leave work each day feeling part of making a difference to the local community!

How to apply

Position Description : Information Pack_009JUN

What you’ll get in return…

  • Salary Packaging – increase your take home pay!
  • Some above Award conditions
  • Opportunities for multi skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in role
  • Supportive team environment



What to do now…

For an Information Pack, please visit or contact us on (02) 4555 4634.


All applicants will be required to address the selection criteria in the dot points above.


To apply please send a cover letter addressing the criteria or the selection criteria form (from the Information Pack) along with your resume.


Closing date: COB (5pm) Monday 1st March 2021


 All applicants will be required to provide current clearance of a NSW Working with Children Check, agree to a National Criminal History Check and be able to provide names of 2 work referees

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

2021 Salary Survey

You might be interested in

YLab offers consulting and co-design services to organisatio...

Director, YLab

This role is responsible for developing and implementing an ...

Featured suppliers

Prolegis Lawyers work exclusively for charities, other not-f...

Prolegis Lawyers

Gembridge is a consultancy specialising in the ‘for purpos...

Gembridge Recruitment

pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get purpose-driven roles delivered free to your inbox every Monday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!