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Team Leader Family Services

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Wimmera
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent Full-time position, based in Horsham
  • Flexible working arrangements, Relocation cost can be considered.

About the opportunity

The Team Leader, Family Services-Northern Grampians, Yarriambiack, Horsham position will lead the operational functions of Family Services team. This role collaborates with the Manager Support for Families and Community and the other Program Leaders to develop operational strategies across all program areas.

The position provides the leadership necessary to ensure that the programs have the appropriate operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures and people management systems to ensure operating efficiency. Central to this role is building positive and lasting relationships with funding bodies, partner organisation’s and the broader community.

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About you

To be successful in your application, you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having:

  • A tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or a related field and/or substantial years of relevant experience in a human services, welfare or social services role.
  • Experience in management, leadership, monitoring, review, evaluation and development;
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of current theoretical approaches for working with children, young people and families including developmental theory, social-ecological theory, psychodynamic theory and family systems theory.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role 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 on Monday, 17 May 2021

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Louise Netherway, Manager - Support for Families & Community on |T: 03 5362 2343

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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