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Team Leader

Our Child & Family service in Brighter Futures program strengthen families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system.

Your new role

This leadership role sits across Brighter Futures program in Liverpool. Your aim is to ensure your team are positioned to provide exceptional services to children and families so they can feel safe and secure.

You will provide clear focused leadership, professional supervision and being available to your team. You can leveraging our Practice Support team to ensure your team have the practice capability and cultural awareness to effectively support families. You will partner with DCJ and community organisations to facilitate referrals and improve outcomes for each family.

As part of our Area Management Team, you will have the full support of our Program Manager, a buddy from our peer network of Team Leaders and a highly experienced Practice Support Manager aligned to your team.

Term: 12 months Contract position based in Liverpool. 

Why this opportunity is right for you?

  • You’re passionate about developing services, and the people in them, to optimise outcomes for clients
  • Packaged vehicle
  • Salary packaging and discount program
  • Fully mobile workforce; tools & support to work remotely or from our new hubs
  • Monthly accrued day off & the chance to purchase additional leave

What you need to succeed?

As an experienced Social Worker, Coordinator, Team Leader or Manager you will have

  • Track record leading child protection and/or out of home care services to improve client services and outcomes
  • People leadership experience with the ability to build and develop an engaged, high performing team
  • Good management skills including troubleshooting, managing multiple deadlines and conflict resolution
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving, decision making and manage balancing priorities
  • Working in a collaborative, cross functional way with teams, peers and stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Adele Pittaway on 0468 591 080 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 25th of October 2021.

Click here for Position Profile

TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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