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Team Leader – Youth Services Family Preservation & Reunification

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 20 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Based at Narre Warren
About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Team Leader to join our multi-disciplinary Family Preservation and Reunification Program. The Team Leader will oversee the delivery of our Finding Solutions, Finding Solutions Plus and Reconnect Programs, which offer a range of intensive supports to vulnerable young people and their families.

As Team Leader, you will provide effective leadership, supervision and support to a dedicated team of Case Workers. The role will act as the key conduit with Child Protection and maintain collaborative relationships with various stakeholders. The Team Leader will work closely with the Family Preservation and Reunification Manager to lead the ongoing development of high quality, client-focused services and ensure compliance with regulatory standards and funding requirements.

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 tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Extensive experience within the child, youth and family welfare sector including experience working with/for Child Protection
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing a team within a complex service delivery environment
  • Sound knowledge of legislation and regulations relevant to the child, youth and family sector including the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster a positive team culture
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
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:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter (briefly outlining your suitability for the position)

You will also be asked to address key selection criteria questions on the application form.

Applications close Thursday 20 January 2022

Get in touch

Jane Gray – Manager, Family Preservation & Reunification
T: 0435 532 947 (during business hours)

About Uniting

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

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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. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. 

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Team Leader - Youth Services Family Preservation & Reunification via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Humanitarian, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Media, #Men, #Mental_Health, #Social_Enterprise, #Women, #Youth_and_Young_People

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