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Team Leader

The Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society are expanding their Child and Family services to South Australia and offer a unique opportunity with this new Team Leader role.

  • Lead a positive, passionate team dedicated to making a difference through the Resilient Families Program
  • Influence and support the growth and development of both service provision and staff
  • A brand new role that will give you exciting challenges

Your new role

This new leadership role sits across Adelaide metro and regional SA (Murray Bridge and Mannum) in our Resilient Families program. Resilient Families is a therapeutic, evidence informed program designed to provide 12-month, intensive, in-home support to families with at least one child aged 9 years and under. This is an innovative funding model developed in partnership with the South Australian Government. The Benevolent Society is the first organisation to deliver this program in South Australia.

Your aim is to ensure your team are positioned to provide exceptional services to children and families so they can feel safe and secure. You will have extensive practice knowledge and skills as well as the ability to use data to drive practice. Ensuring your team use a well-rounded, holistic and client centred approach to keeping children safe.

You will provide clear and focused leadership, professional supervision, debriefing and practice support to your team, guiding them to work in a partnership approach with both government and non-government partners to improve outcomes for each family.

Terms: Permanent Full time role based in Adelaide, SA – This role is eligible for relocation support

What you need to succeed?

As an experienced Social Worker, Coordinator, Team Leader or Manager you will have:

  • A passion for developing and delivering services to optimise outcomes for children
  • Track record leading child protection and/or out of home care services to improve client services and outcomes
  • People leadership experience with the ability to build and develop an engaged, high performing team
  • Good management skills including troubleshooting, managing multiple deadlines and conflict resolution
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving, decision making and manage balancing priorities
  • Working in a collaborative, cross functional way with teams, peers and stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licence

Why this opportunity is right for you?

  • You’re passionate about developing services to optimise outcomes for children
  • Packaged vehicle
  • Salary packaging and discount program
  • Fully mobile workforce; tools & support to work remotely or from our new hubs
  • Monthly accrued day off & the chance to purchase additional leave

Interested? Apply online today!

Please call Josie on 0422 008 494 to discuss more further about the role.

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).

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