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Team Leader - CYF Residential Care

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne East
Categories: Child, Youth and Families Residential Services

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time | Ongoing | Based at Glen Waverley
  • Make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people who can no longer live at home

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join our Youth Residential Services Program on a full time, ongoing basis.

The position leads a team of residential care workers providing effective assessment and support services to vulnerable children and young people who have been placed in residential care. The Team Leader will ensure quality service delivery in accordance with program standards, funding body agreements, accreditation, and relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

View the full position description here

About you

We are looking for a motivated leader who has a genuine interest in, and commitment to, working and caring for children and young people in need.

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Cert IV in Child Youth and Family Intervention. A current driver’s licence and first aid level 2 certificate (including CPR) are also essential for the role.

In addition you will:

  • Have at least one year of experience in a supervisory/team leader role, preferably in a residential and community services field
  • Thrive in a busy and innovative work environment, being flexible in prioritising your workload to suit the needs of the program
  • Seek and embrace opportunities that present to grow and develop the program and team
  • Be comfortable with change and being a change leader

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close Friday 5 June 2020

Get in touch

Jane Prior - Manager, Residential Services - 0407 421 059 (during business hours)

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) 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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