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Team Leader - Community Programs - Port Lincoln

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time, max term until 30 April 2024
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Youth Development Hub
  • Port Lincoln location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The Team Leader - Community Programs coordinates the delivery of the Youth Development Hub, overseeing a team of youth support workers and volunteers who work directly with young people, providing support and engagement with the following:  employment and training pathways, re-engagement with education, engagement in appropriate support services, engagement in community services, increased cultural and social wellbeing, financial capability and independence, as well as a potential decrease or elimination of antisocial behaviour.

Working as part of an integrated team, the role will collaborate with functional teams including Retail, Quality, and Child Safeguarding, to ensure our programs are informed by consumer choice, provide dignity and respect, and are responsive to identity, culture and diversity. The role will also have oversight of the coordination of volunteer team members and responsible for function of the regional offices identified.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated ability at leading a team to follow and implement established frameworks, policies, procedures, work instructions, guidelines and standards
  • Demonstrated experience working in family programs, and the desire to learn the skills required to work with families with complex needs, including those experiencing Domestic & Family Violence or those who are engaged in the Child Protection system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing programs to consumers from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including (but not limited to) First Nations, CALD and LGBTIQ+
  • Demonstrated ability to use a data driven approach to monitor performance, identify issues and propose corrective actions
  • Proven track record as an effective leader, supporting and building positive and constructive relationships within teams
  • Sound knowledge gained through experience in operational leadership of staff and/or volunteers
  • Working with Children Check and Driver Licence are required for this role

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information 

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 4. Salary from $82,063.28 FTE + superannuation + access to salary packaging.

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Aimee Cousins on 0450463879 for a confidential discussion.

Position description: Team Leader - Community Programs

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

Job Ref #: 523132

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