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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 14 Jun, 2021

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Opportunity to be part of the implementation of The Orange Door, a new integrated service delivery model
  • Multiple permanent full time positions available
  • Based at Dandenong, and working across multiple sites in Southern Melbourne

About the program

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of passionate leaders to join our multi-disciplinary team at the new Southern Melbourne Orange Door. The Orange Door Program brings together workforces from Community Service Organisations, Aboriginal Services, Family Safety Victoria and DFFH, to deliver an integrated practice model and a consolidated intake point for:

  • Women, children, young people and families who are experiencing or have experienced family violence
  • People who use violence
  • Families requiring support with the care, development and wellbeing of unborn babies, infants, children and young people

Uniting will be focusing specifically on the provision of services to vulnerable families who require extra support with the care, development and wellbeing of unborn babies, infants, children and young people.

About the opportunity

As a Team Leader, you will provide leadership, coordination and mentoring support to a team of Practitioners and Senior Practitioners within the Orange Door. The role will work in partnership with the Orange Door Leadership team to develop and implement a high quality, client focused service response for families in need. Within the integrated model, the Team Leader will also establish and maintain collaborative relationships with partner organisations and agencies across the broader service system.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a degree in social work, psychology or a child and family welfare related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Extensive leadership experience within the child, youth and family welfare sector
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of family and parenting issues, particularly where protective concerns are present
  • Sound understanding of the Best Interests Principles, MARAM Framework and the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Proven ability to engage and maintain effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster a positive team culture

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume

Applications close Monday 14 June 2021

Get in touch

Robyn Barton – Manager, Child FIRST and Family Violence Services
T: (03) 9704 8377

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

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


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