Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Team Leader - Home Based Care

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Work type: Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location: Melbourne South
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Based at Dandenong
  • Two opportunities available:
    • Permanent full time
    • Permanent part time 4 days per week

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for two enthusiastic Team Leaders to join the Home Based Care Program in our Southern Melbourne Region. The Home Based Care Program delivers case management support to vulnerable children, young people, and their families in a foster care arrangement.

As a Team Leader, you will provide effective leadership, supervision and support to a dedicated team of case managers. The role will work closely with the Home Based Care Manager to lead the delivery and ongoing development of high quality, consumer-focused services.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Bachelor level degree in social work, psychology or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Previous experience in the provision of supervision and mentoring support to staff, preferably within the child, youth and family welfare sector
  • Sound knowledge of legislation and regulations relevant to the child, youth and family, and out of home care sectors
  • Demonstrated ability to form effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • The ability to thrive in a busy work environment – being flexible in prioritising your workload to suit the needs of the program
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster a positive team culture

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 (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume

Applications close Tuesday 22 June 2021

Get in touch

Monalisa Michielin – Manager, Adoption, Permanent & Home Based Care
T: (03) 8792 8999

About Uniting

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

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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.

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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