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Senior Practitioner, Local Level Alliance - Mount Isa

Save The Children

No two days are the same in this important leadership role that facilitates the Mount Isa and Gulf region's Local Level Alliance (LLA). We need your exceptional people skills to motivate community agencies and Government Departments to commit to collaborative, action focused activities to deal with the issues affecting vulnerable children and families' ability to live happy, safe and healthy lives. Your infectious enthusiasm for collaboration and collective impact, your courage and commitment to continually improving the work we do, coupled with your exceptional organisational and time management skills make you the perfect candidate for this role!

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in Queensland as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Queensland is available here.

Where you come in:

In this full time permanent position, you will facilitate the Local Level Alliance across Mount Isa and the Gulf. You will make an impact by:

  • Driving specific place-based initiatives to enhance the support available for children and families in and across their community
  • Working the service system to integrate various practice frameworks in the provision of child centred family focused support
  • Facilitating service system level development and re-design processes by analysing the impacts of services provision and gaps

If we could compose the perfect you…

…We're looking for a leader who is organised, proactive and influential, with exceptional skills in communication, facilitation and motivating a diverse range of stakeholders to work together to ensure families receive the right services at the right time. You're known for your ability to manage conflict, find the common ground and keep relationships strong whilst inspiring change. You're action driven and outcome focused, possess a high level of integrity and personal accountability, and you're happiest when you are working in a role that supports groups to achieve their goals.

This role requires:

  • Proven leadership skills, the ability to nurture stakeholder relationships and maintain action and outcomes focused initiatives
  • Exceptional facilitation skills
  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate activities
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and complex scenarios
  • Current valid driver's licence
  • Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor qualification in a relevant human services discipline is desirable

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. Click here https://youtu.be/YQf4k1m83-o to hear Andrea's story of working with Save the Children.

What we offer you:

  • Award rate salary plus full salary packaging benefits
  • Professional supervision training and monthly supervision sessions
  • A great team and flexible work environment
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • 4 weeks' annual leave, paid Festive Leave, Study Leave and Parental leave

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section below.

Position Description - Senior Practitioner (Local Level Alliance)

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

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