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Team Manager - Foster Care

Key Assets - The Children's Services Provider

About Key Assets:

Key Assets is a non-government, not-for-profit children’s services agency and part of the International Key Assets Group, a leading children’s services provider with more than 20 years’ experience in a range of children’s services including supporting foster carers, children and young people in care.

Key Assets was founded in Australia in 2007 and has grown to provide foster care and related services in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia and Victoria.

We strive to continue our work in developing an innovative range of services for children and young people in out-of-home care, while partnering with statutory bodies and foster carers to understand and meet their unique needs, helping them to succeed.

About the Role:

The rewarding role will give an opportunity for you to be a leader in the foster care sector ensuring our foster carers are supported to grow and develop whilst ensuring the needs of the young people are met so they can safely thrive and develop.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, you will provide a high-level leadership role to Social Workers, including supervision, support, and training to ensure that high quality practice is achieved in line with Key Assets vision and values.

The role will be an integral part of the State Leadership Team (SLT) and an influencer and contributor to the state’s operations, growth, and development of services.

A detailed outline of the core responsibilities, outcomes and relevant qualifications/experience can be in located in the position description on our website.

About You:

You have strong knowledge of child protection and out-of-home care sector and demonstrated experience and commitment to a high standard of practice with a passion for ensuring quality and integrity and all that you do.

The successful applicant will have a strong set of values and be able to support and work alongside a variety of diverse and experienced workers from a selection of backgrounds.

It is a requirement you have relevant degree qualifications in Social Work, or the Human Services Field and experience working in a complex and challenging environment and have effectively led and managed a team.

Ultimately, your skills, experience and knowledge enable you to successfully achieve the responsibilities and outcomes required of the role.

A complete Position Description is attached below. 

To apply

Please submit your application via the Apply Now link. 

For a private conversation regarding this opportunity, please contact the State Director, Michael Ainsworth at michael.ainsworth@keyassets.org.au using the subject line: Team Manager - Foster Care enquiry via EthicalJobs, and he will arrange a time to discuss it with you.

Key Assets reserves the right to interview suitable individuals prior to the closing date of this campaign, this campaign may also be extended at any time.

Key Assets the Children's Services Provider is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We believe in diversity and inclusion in our team, and with that in mind, we encourage First Nations peoples, people from CALD backgrounds, LBTQI+, neurodiverse and people of all abilities to apply.

We are a committed partner in reconciliation and all applications for this role are valued. We look forward to hearing from you. If you would like to more information regarding our commitment to reconciliation, please view our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) on our website.

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