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Team Leader - Moree

The Benevolent Society

Our Brighter Futures program strengthens families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families with children at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system.

About this role

You will ensure client services are delivered in an effective, culturally appropriate and sustainable way which maximises outcomes for children and families.

Leading a dedicated team of Practitioners/Case Workers, you will provide fair and focused leadership, professional supervision, practice support and learning opportunities. You will work collaboratively with community partners and other stakeholders to facilitate referrals and collaborative supports. You will get to work autonomously building on the strengths of your local team whilst being a member of our regional leadership team, supported by our Manager Child and Family Services Western NSW and a regional Practice Support Manager.

Terms: Full time permanent position based at Moree, NSW.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, across sites or flexible hours
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, a meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

What you need to succeed?

As a highly experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Team Leader or Manager you will have

  • Experience leading a team in Community Services, Child Protection or Out of Home Care or similar field
  • Knowledge of effective service delivery in child protection, drug and alcohol, domestic & family violence and/or mental health
  • People leadership experience to build/maintain an engaged, high performing team and develop their capability
  • Good management skills including troubleshooting, managing deadlines and conflict resolution
  • Collaborative approach with the ability to successfully influence and engage a range of stakeholders
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Interested? Apply below online!

Call Jane on 0420 959 392 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 5th of February 2021.

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).

JD

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