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Team Leader - Kinship Care - First Support

Employer: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Youth, Care & Support Work, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 August, 2019.
Applications close: 26 August, 2019.

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Based in Dandenong & Ringwood
  • Full time Maximum Term until 30 June 2020
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration

About Uniting

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

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity

The Team Leader leads a case management team and holds portfolio responsibilities across the CYF program, Kinship Care. They are responsible for managing and delivering services to children and young people with complex needs, ensuring the service is delivered in line with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and child safety.

You can view the full position description here

About you

You will have experience and a well-developed knowledge working in the children, youths and families sector and enjoy working with and developing employees. You will have a diploma level qualification in community welfare, youth work or equivalent and experience in a supervisory role. Supervision of staff, outstanding customer service, quality of care and continuous quality improvement are the hallmarks of this position

In addition,

  • You will come with a high level of passion for and commitment to working with children and young people within the community
  • You will be energetic and responsive
  • You will thrive in a busy, innovative work environment and you will be flexible in prioritising your workload to suit the needs of the program
  • You will seek and embrace opportunities that present to grow and develop the program and the team
  • You will be comfortable with change and being a change leader
How to apply for this job

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to: using the subject line: Team Leader - Kinship Care - First Support 

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

For more information - Get in touch

Lisa Abbey (03) 9794 3000 during business hours.

Applications Close: COB Monday 26th of August 2019.

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