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Service Leader

UnitingCare Queensland

We are currently seeking an experienced Service Leader to join our Foster and Kinship Care program team on a Full Time basis. This role is based in Redcliffe and services the Moreton Bay, North Coast District.

This is a rewarding and challenging role where you will have a significant opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children, young people, carers and families.

The Role:

The purpose of this position is to manage the day to day operations of the service and provide professional leadership to employees with emphasis on delivery of high quality support to carer families and young people.

The role also requires the provision of professional leadership and management of all aspects of the service to ensure that the goals and objectives are met as identified in the Service Agreement and within prescribed time frames and parameters. This role will prioritise the provision of participative supervision, professional development and performance management within a framework of service excellence for our clients.

To be successful in this role

  • Significant experience in Child protection and delivering Foster and Kinship Care services to children and families.
  • Experience working with children and young people with diagnosed disabilities who receive NDIS funding as well as children with complex care and behavioural needs.
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Social Work, Psychology or Social Science)
  • Current drivers licence.
  • A current Blue Card or willingness to make an application for one
  • Must also be willing to undergo a personal history checks under the provision of the Child Protection Act 1999 in relation to Licensing of Care Services

Further information on this position can be obtained by viewing the attached position description. Should you require additional / specific details about the role, please contact as per the details below.


base salary (PA61-PA63) + super+ salary packaging + employee benefits

The UnitingCare salary packaging program offers employees the opportunity to significantly increase their take home pay. For more information please refer to http://www.accesspay.com.au/ebook/ebook.html or visit the AccessPay website (http://www.accesspay.com.au/Content.aspx?page=salarypackaging).

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

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