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Team Leader - Navigator Program

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Work type: Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Gippsland
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-Time, Maximum-Term 0.5 FTE until 31 December 2022
  • Based in Gippsland

About the opportunity

The Team Leader position will supervise and support the Uniting Navigator team, as well as work along side DET, GEGAC and ACF and Uniting’s Leadership team to develop systems and processes for this program. The Team Leader will ensure that the program is operated in accordance with service and quality standards, program targets, DET service agreements and organisational policies. The Team Leader position will develop and sustain a culture of innovation and best practice.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor level degree in social work, psychology, social science or a related discipline (required).
  • Experience in developing and leading complex programs/services in the delivery of high-quality, consumer- and/or community-centric services.
  • Demonstrable supervisory experience preferably in the children, youth and family sector.
  • Knowledge of family services, child protection and/or out of home care, including relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of practices to engage and assure the cultural safety of clients from a diverse range of backgrounds, including those from an Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or CALD background, or the LGBTI community.
  • Understanding of the ‘Advantaged Thinking’ framework.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

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

Applications close

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Get in touch

Linde Coggan, Senior Manager – CYF Care and Placement

T: 03 5144 9304

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.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.


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