If you are passionate about leading a team in supporting families to make positive change then this could be the job for you!
An exciting opportunity has emerged within the Family Connect and Support Program for a Team Leader. The position holds dual responsibilities both that of a Team Leader and at times a small caseload providing direct support to families.
This role will lead a small team of Program Workers in the delivery of high-quality support to families and for providing high quality, strengths based and person-centered intake, assessments and interventions within a case management framework.
As well as other leadership responsibilities within the program as required, the Team Leader will take a leading role in the management and direction of FCS outreach support in universal settings within community. The Team Leader will coordinate the Lismore and Grafton Families in Focus Interagency and guide its establishment in Tweed Heads, lead FCS participation in awareness raising events and support the FCS leadership team with monthly data extraction.
In addition, you may at times be required to lead and support the FCS Intake team with the triaging of risk, intake and assessments and appropriate interventions.
The person we are looking for will be enthusiastic, flexible, innovative, solution focused and passionate and have great people and leadership skills. They will also have a deep understanding of the challenges that face families, children and young people and the ability to achieve positive outcomes for participants within a fast-paced environment. In addition, they will have the ability to be flexible and responsive to the needs of the service, build positive connections and work collaboratively with key stakeholders.
The position is for 4 days a week and will require some travel across the Far North Coast regions with the flexibility for the position to be based in either Lismore, Grafton or Tweed.
What Social Futures Offers:
- Generous Salary packaging options
- Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships
- Part time working options
- Opportunity to bank additional days leave per year
- Access to ongoing Learning and Development
- Staff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration Events
Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.
Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, National Police Check and COVID Vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 8:00 am Friday 7th October
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Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.
For further information, please contact Fiona Halligan on 0427203536.