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Team Leader - YRR Program - Warrnambool

Wellways
  • Exciting full-time opportunity based in Warrnambool
  • $80k annual salary + superannuation + salary packaging benefits + 17.5% leave loading
  • Join a well-established program in Wellways' Great South Coast region

As the Team Leader, you will oversee the delivery of the Youth Residential Rehabilitation Program and be actively involved with the leadership team across Western Victoria. You will provide supervision and support to all staff within the YRR Program and be involved in staff recruitment and training.

The YRR program aims to support young people aged 16-24 who are experiencing mental health issues and are at risk of homelessness to develop independence, build life skills, strengthen relationships and connect with services and supports specific to their needs. This includes supporting participants to engage with education, vocational training, employment and connect with the community, with family and friends. Kuna Bim also offers participants the opportunity to engage with a fully trained Intentional Peer Support Worker.

Why us?

Wellways are a team of approximately 2000 staff and 150 volunteers across 93 sites providing a range of programs, services and supports to people right across Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania. We remain committed to our mission, of creating inclusive communities where everyone can imagine and achieve their hopes and potential; and we are always on the look-out for like-minded people who would like to be a part of this.

What do you need?

  • Experience in coordinating, supervising and leading a team in a mental health or community service setting
  • Experience in overseeing residential programs or similar
  • Relevant qualifications in social science or related discipline
  • Appropriate IT skills (including Microsoft Office Suite)

Compliance requirements:

  • Current valid Driver's Licence and the ability to undertake some travel
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check (not less than 12 months old)
  • NDIS Workers Orientation Module Certificate (online course)
  • DWES clearance (willing to obtain)
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check
  • Right to Work within Australia

To view the responsibilities and essential requirements in detail, please download a copy of the position description via our careers page by clicking Apply Now and enter the reference code: 5350184

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Frank Mikhail 0437732249

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

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