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Careers | The Benevolent Society

Team Leader

Funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), and in line with evidence-based best practice, the  Early Childhood Approach (ECA) program is designed to provide a range of flexible and responsive supports for children (under 7 yrs) with developmental delay or disability. It focuses on family-centred practices delivered in a child’s natural setting, such as in the family context, preschools and playgroups. This approach supports greater inclusion for children by building on family strengths and growing the capacity and awareness of mainstream and community services to support children with developmental delay or disability.

Your new role

You will lead a dedicated team of Child Development Specialists providing services in the Brisbane region from our Milton office providing clear, fair and focused leadership, professional supervision and practice support.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will work alongside the program’s Leadership Team to ensure participant services are delivered in an effective, sustainable, culturally appropriate way which to support children and their families to live their best life.
  • You will monitor and report on your team’s performance to meet our key contracted service deliverables.
  • You will demonstrate strong application of early childhood best practice principles, NDIS legislation and quality assurance when considering recommendations being made to the NDIA.
  • You will identify opportunities and work with the broader team to support with continued service improvements.
  • You will build partnerships within the community to coordinate and improve services for families.

Terms: Full time ongoing position based in Milton, QLD.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • We support you to work flexibly
  • Options to purchase up to 2 weeks of annual leave, access to long service leave after 5 years, paid parental leave, access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and discounted fitness membership.
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

What you need to succeed?

You will have a relevant degree qualification in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, an Allied Health discipline, Psychology, Nursing or related fields, and:

  • Solid experience leading a team providing family-centred services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective service delivery in the NDIS environment
  • 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
  • Collaborative approach with the ability to successfully influence and engage a range of stakeholders

Interested? Apply online today!

Call CJ Fraser on 0427 614 809 to discuss the role in more detail.

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.