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Out of Home Care Team Leader - North Central Region

Anglicare Victoria
  • Support the team to change the immediate future of at risk children and young people
  • Above award rates and salary packaging available
  • Be a part of a friendly and supportive team environment

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position: 

Anglicare Victoria’s Kinship Care and First Supports programs are funded by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) to provide monitoring and support to kinship care placements arranged for vulnerable children as a result of child protection involvement. The program ensures the ongoing safety, stability and developmental needs of children and young people are met. These services include: timely assessments; identification of risk and needs; referrals; access to family services, and flexible brokerage and case contracting services.

The Team Leader Kinship Care and First Supports is a leadership role in the Out of Home Care team within the North Central region.

This position manages a program area with responsibility for the management of a budget and significant risks.  The role has the opportunity to influence an environment building on the strengths of carers and young people to create positive, enduring outcomes.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need: 

  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in social work, psychology, or behavioural sciences or equivalent, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills to perform at this level.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the child protection, placement and support services and family service system, including legislative and policy framework.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in coaching and mentoring of staff, and supporting the development of a positive team environment.
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and problem solving skills.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

Detailed Position Description Download File Team Leader OOHC North Central June 2022.pdf

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Kerryn Seboa on 5440 1129.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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