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Team Leader - Catalyst Program - Coburg / Preston

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Full Time ongoing role based at Coburg & Preston
  • 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits
  • Be responsible for program management and staff supervision.

About the opportunity

As the Team Leader of the forensic Catalyst Program, you will have an opportunity to develop your leadership skills to support a new team and innovate growth and change in the program.

The role will provide the opportunity to work with adults aged 18 plus who are part of the criminal justice system. This role will drive a new project to establish strong pathways and linkages with consumers exiting the prison system.

The role will support group and individual therapeutic interventions to assist participants to establish healthier lifestyles free of problematic alcohol and drug use; and assist participants to avoid and better manage relapse.

View the position description here

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to a SCHADS Level 6 salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits. There is also an option for additional purchased leave to increase your annual leave entitlements. Uniting also offer 10-week’s paid parental leave as well as staff discount at our Childcare/Kindergarten services.

About you

You will have a relevant qualification/s in health and/or welfare tertiary qualification, such as Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences, as well as:

  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 24 months of employment.
  • Competencies in dual diagnosis (or able to complete within the first 24 months of employment).
  • Experience in leading a team.
  • Experience in group work.
  • Current Victorian drivers’ license.

How to Apply

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you’ve questions about the opportunity, please contact Emma Hooper, Manager – Catalyst Programs via email – [email protected] using the subject line: Team Leader - Catalyst Program - Coburg / Preston enquiry via EthicalJobs

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: vt.uniting.org. 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability

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