- Job posted on: 20th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
In this exciting and varied role, you'll have a dual responsibility to lead an early childhood and family support team to maximise their impact on the lives of children and families in Wadeye, while also providing oversight and professional practice support to our teams in Groote Eylandt. You'll encourage our teams to use collaborative, culturally appropriate, strengths-based and family-centred approaches to support families in early childhood development and care, family functioning, and health and safety skills.
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. In the Northern Territory, we support families by tackling issues at a community level to help children get the best start in life. See here for more information on our work across the Territory.
*** Relocation may be supported for candidates moving from other locations ***
In this full time, fixed term position (12 months) based in Wadeye, you'll take charge of the day-to-day management of our early childhood and family support programs in Wadeye, driving positive outcomes for the families we work with. Additionally, you'll take a lead role in strengthening professional practice and program development on Groote Eylandt and continue to take them from strength to strength. You'll make a lasting impact by building strong links with the community, encouraging families to engage, and planning programs that embed cultural, community and family values. As part of our Australian Services team, you'll report to our Regional Manager.
You will make an impact by:
You're an enthusiastic and committed leader with demonstrated experience working in remote communities. You're proactive, creative and flexible in your approach to work with families and children, using a trauma-informed, strengths-based framework. Your knowledge of local culture and community will see you promote the benefits of Save the Children programs to engage families and build connections.
This role requires:
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. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the Apply Now button.
Position Description - Team Leader, Remote Services
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. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.
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.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.