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Team Leader - Samaritan House

St Vincent de Paul Society - Canberra/Goulburn
  • Permanent full-time opportunity located at Hackett, ACT 2602
  • Remuneration equates to $51.90 per hour
  • Make a positive impact to the community

At Vinnies, we value our employees and are committed to providing a comprehensive range of benefits that enhance their work-life balance and overall well-being. Here are some of the exceptional benefits we offer:

  • Generous 14% Superannuation
  • Increase your take home pay with Salary packaging option up to $15,900 per FBT year, with an additional Meals and Entertainment package available up to $2,650 per FBT year.
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Onsite free parking
  • Paid parental leave benefits for employees who have completed more than 12 months of employment.
  • Additional leave provisions
  • Health and Wellbeing with access to employer assistance program

Our commitment to your well-being extends beyond these benefits. We constantly strive to enhance the employee experience by introducing new initiatives, fostering a positive work environment, and offering opportunities for professional growth and development. Join us at Vinnies and enjoy a fulfilling career with an organisation that cares about its employees' welfare.

The position

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Team Leader who wants to make a positive impact in our community. Our programs in Special Works provide support to people in need from a variety of sectors – Justice, Homelessness, Mental Health, and Education.

Samaritan House is a 13 bed, crisis accommodation program committed to providing shelter, support, and resources to men experiencing homelessness in our community. The program operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is located north of Canberra. Our mission is to empower those in need to regain independence and thrive in Society.

The Team Leader will support the Program Coordinator with the day-to-day running of the team that provides timely and appropriate support and services to the individuals we assist which includes a 24/7 crisis accommodation service and transitional support for individuals exiting the program. The successful applicant will create and deliver holistic, sustainable, and long-term case management plans for service users, by Duty Managers and Case Managers.

Due to the 24-hour operation of the Service, shift times may vary, so flexibility is needed.

About you

To succeed and thrive in this role, you will be intrinsically motivated and driven by service excellence and have a strong commitment to working with vulnerable people with complex needs. You will have well developed communications skills along with a proactive, collaborative mindset and a demonstrated resilience and capacity to adapt to change and sometimes challenging environments along with a high-level understanding of the challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness and disadvantage.

Diploma / bachelor’s degree or other tertiary qualifications related to welfare / community / social work (Highly Desirable) and proven relevant experience in the field and/or extensive and deep expertise in a similar or related role.

St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra / Goulburn is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

More information

To understand this role in more detail, please contact Sarah Dunn via email [email protected] using the subject line: Team Leader - Samaritan House enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For general recruitment information please email our recruitment team at [email protected].

A position description is attached.

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