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Carer Recruitment and Development Team Leader - Geelong

MacKillop Family Services

About the Role

The Carer Recruitment and Development Team Leader is a specialist role within MacKillop’s Child, Youth and Families stream. The positions main functions include the recruitment, compliance, training, assessment, development, and retention of all carers within the Barwon HBC program. Additionally, the Team Leader will coordinate the engagement of contracted trainers and assessors.

The CR&D Team Leader reports to the Carer Recruitment and Development Coordinator (West Division).

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Children’s Services, Welfare Services or equivalent.
  • Sound professional knowledge and theory base particularly in the areas of trauma, attachment and therapeutic care and assessment and training.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff and building effective teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and meeting KPI’s while working under pressure (exceptional organisational and administration skills).
  • Able to work effectively with a wide range of diverse people, including stakeholders.
  • High levels of computer literacy – MS Office and databases.
  • Ability to work collaboratively at program, organisational and sector levels.
  • A commitment to the mission and values of MacKillop Family Services.

Other criteria not essential but desirable:

  • Trained in “Shared Lives”
  • Trained in “Step by Step”
  • Trained in Trauma Informed Care
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment
  • Project Management Experience

Position Description: Please click here for a copy of the position description.

Benefits on offer

  • Generous Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 (additional tax-free allowance)
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing.

You must have a:

  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence.
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check.
  • Valid Working with Children Check.

How to Apply

Click 'Apply for this Job' where you will be redirected to the Carer Recruitment and Development Team Leader vacancy within MacKillop's careers page. On this page, please refer to the How to Apply section at the bottom, this will take you to our recruitment portal.

Please make sure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description as part of your application.

For more information, please contact Tania Ferris on tania.ferris@mackillop.org.au, using the subject line: Carer Recruitment and Development Team Leader enquiry via EthicalJobs.

MacKillop promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Mackillop Family Services acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the communities where we work.

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