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Team Leader - Children, Youth & Families (Gippsland)

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (36 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
4 Sept 2019
Location
West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Team Leader - Children, Youth & Families (Gippsland)

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Based in Latrobe Valley, Gippsland
  • Full time ongoing
  • Salary packaging

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

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

The role of the Team Leader is to lead a team of front line staff who deliver high quality services to children and young people who can no longer live at home. The role ensures that team outputs are delivered in accordance with the program’s business plans, funding body agreements, accreditation and program standards and relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

Click here to read the full position description.

About you

We’re looking for motivated people who have a genuine interest in and commitment to working and caring for children and young people in need. You will have a Certificate IV in Child Youth and Family Intervention and minimum 1 year experience in a supervisory/team leader role, preferably in the residential care of children and/or young people. A current First Aid and CPR certificate and a current driver’s license are essential for the role.

Supervision of staff, outstanding customer service, quality of care and continuous quality improvement are the hallmarks of this position

In addition,

  • You will come with a high level of passion for and commitment to working with people within the community
  • You will be energetic and responsive
  • You will thrive in a busy, innovative work enviroment and you will be flexible in prioritizing your workload to suit the needs of the program
  • You will seek and embrace opportunities that present to grow and develop the program and the team
  • You will be comfortable with change and being a change leader

Applications Close

Friday 27th of September 2019

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to: careers@vt.uniting.org

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

For more information - Get in touch

Dan Joyce at Dan.joyce@vt.uniting.org during business hours.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, always. 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. 

 

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Based in Latrobe Valley, Gippsland
  • Full time ongoing
  • Salary packaging

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

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

The role of the Team Leader is to lead a team of front line staff who deliver high quality services to children and young people who can no longer live at home. The role ensures that team outputs are delivered in accordance with the program’s business plans, funding body agreements, accreditation and program standards and relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

Click here to read the full position description.

About you

We’re looking for motivated people who have a genuine interest in and commitment to working and caring for children and young people in need. You will have a Certificate IV in Child Youth and Family Intervention and minimum 1 year experience in a supervisory/team leader role, preferably in the residential care of children and/or young people. A current First Aid and CPR certificate and a current driver’s license are essential for the role.

Supervision of staff, outstanding customer service, quality of care and continuous quality improvement are the hallmarks of this position

In addition,

  • You will come with a high level of passion for and commitment to working with people within the community
  • You will be energetic and responsive
  • You will thrive in a busy, innovative work enviroment and you will be flexible in prioritizing your workload to suit the needs of the program
  • You will seek and embrace opportunities that present to grow and develop the program and the team
  • You will be comfortable with change and being a change leader

Applications Close

Friday 27th of September 2019

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to: careers@vt.uniting.org

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

For more information - Get in touch

Dan Joyce at Dan.joyce@vt.uniting.org during business hours.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, always. 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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