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Team Leader - Residential Services

Aboriginal Family Support Services
  • Salary Range $72,361 - $77,854
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Your new Employer

Long established in providing child protection and family support services, across South Australia, Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS) is at the forefront of supporting Aboriginal communities across South Australia.

Who we are looking for

You are a self-motivated leader with well developed communication and problem solving skills. You have the ability to ensure quality service delivery and that work practice is culturally safe and of a high professional standard. You are passionate about caring for and improving the lives of, and can interact easily and comfortably with Aboriginal children and young people. You understand the impact of abuse and neglect on children and young people, and can offer support when faced with challenging behaviours.

Your new role

Is ‘hands on’ leading and working alongside a team of Support Workers providing care and support in a 24-hour residential setting for children and young people, ranging in age from infants to teens, who are unable to live with their families. This position based in the Metro North, operates during business hours Monday to Friday under a flex-time arrangement, but also undertakes after hours ‘On-Call’ responsibilities. This is a rewarding opportunity for you to help our clients reach their full potential.

To be successful you will need

  • A current Working With Children Check (WWCC)or Child Related Employment Screening (CRES)
  • To be assessed as suitable via a Psychological Suitability Assessment
  • A current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • An unrestricted current Drivers Licence
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People Certificate
  • Unrestricted eligibility to work in Australia

Don’t have a WWCC? You can apply on-line at www.screening.sa.gov.au

Ideally you will have

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences or Community Services, or similar; or appropriate demonstrated knowledge and competencies

Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.

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Please call Anita on 0455 228 998 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm) for more information

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