- Job posted on: 28th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.
Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.
The Drug and Alcohol Youth Services (DAYS) is an Integrated Service, offering a multidisciplinary approach in supporting young people between 12 – 21 years old, to access alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment options. The service is the only youth specific residential services in Western Australia, accommodating up to eight young people in our Youth Withdrawal and Respite Service and up to 10 in our Residential Rehabilitation service. The Team Leader position is responsible for the Youth Withdrawal Respite Service located in East Perth.
This role will attract a passionate senior worker with sector experience in working with young people, AOD, outreach engagement and a strong track record in leading a team or are ready to make that next step in their career.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.
To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:
Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.
As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Team Leader - DAYS Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.
To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply now’ and submit your cover letter and resume today.
Please send through your application as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence before the closing date.