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Team Leader - Safer Options and Support (SOS)

Micah Projects

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business, and society. We believe that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

Job Description

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is a specialist domestic violence service for the Brisbane metropolitan region. The primary role of BDVS is to provide free and confidential services to women and children, partners in an intimate relationship, and family members who are affected by domestic or family violence. BDVS provides a range of services by a multidisciplinary team, in different locations across Brisbane. These include outreach and mobile services that meet people in locations that are safe and suitable to their circumstances, whether that be at home or in the community.

How you will make a Difference:

As the Team Leader for BDVS, you will work as part of the Safer Options and Support team to provide leadership and consistency in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of services in line with the Micah Projects Strategic Plan and the Brisbane Domestic Violence Service Operational Plan.

This is a full-time, permanent employment opportunity, with terms, conditions, and salary at Level 6 or 7 of the SCHADS Award, depending on qualifications and experience.

Note: A packaged vehicle (for use by yourself and the team) is also an addition to the salary being offered.

Desired Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you’ll need to hold a relevant qualification and/or extensive experience, or a combination of experience, expertise, and competence.

You will have well-demonstrated knowledge and experience working within a shared leadership and management framework whilst leading a supportive and effective team to deliver quality outcomes and services.

You will also have demonstrated experience, knowledge, and understanding around an integrated approach to domestic and family violence, and the strategic framework and legislation underpinning work in the domestic violence sector, including the Domestic and Family Violence Act 2012, DFV Common Risk and Safety Framework, and DFV Practice Standards.

A well-developed understanding of a gendered analysis of domestic and family violence and links with gender equality, and Trauma Informed Practice for women, children, families, and workforce.

For more information about the role and to review the full range of accountabilities (and to view the essential criteria), please select the link to the Position Description.

Benefits of working at Micah Projects

  • Join a well recognised multidisciplinary organisation;
  • Salary Packaging options, increasing your take-home pay while also supporting in house activities;
  • Access to employee benefits and wellbeing hub;
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including further training, so you can broaden your horizons and sharpen your skillset during your time with us.

How to Apply!

Please supply a Resume/CV and a one-to-two-page Cover Letter on how your knowledge, skills, and abilities would contribute to the Team.

While the deadline to receive applications is as advertised, applications will be assessed as they are received so do not delay in applying!

If you have an interest, passion, and desire to make a difference in women’s and children’s lives, please click Apply Now to apply for this position.

A position description is attached.

Micah Projects is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

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