Community West Team Leader – Family Program Part Time in Melbourne VIC

Community West

Branch Melbourne VIC AU

Team Leader – Family Program
Melbourne VIC

Manage the marketing and promotion of Child Contact Services. Are you passionate about delivering services to families with complex needs?…


  • Part Time – 31.3 Hours per week
  • Wednesday – Saturday
    • Are you passionate about delivering services to families with complex needs?
    • Do you have the leadership skills and experience to manage a cohesive team?
    • Attractive salary packaging benefits are available

    Community West is a multi-program agency servicing Melbourne’s western suburbs. Situated in a significant growth corridor, Community West has grown from a small residents’ action group to a large community-based organisation. Community West provides an integrated Child Contact Service to families in the North West region.

    We are seeking an experienced Team Leader within our Child Contact Program for four days per week. Applicants must have a tertiary qualification in Social Work and direct experience in using a case management approach. A minimum of four years experience within the social work sector is also considered essential.

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills and experience in supervising a team of social workers. Applicants will have the ability to prioritise and balance competing demands with professionalism, integrity and resilience. Applicants who are familiar with family law and who have relevant stakeholder networks will be highly regarded.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Planning and implementation of the program in accordance with the terms and conditions of service agreements to ensure accountability for funds.
    • Liaise with CEO in relation to the strategic direction of the Child Contact Program
    • Supervising social work staff and students whilst building a cohesive team
    • Manage the marketing and promotion of Child Contact Services
    • Facilitate group work for the families and children
    • Networking with local community services and to establish and maintain relationships

    The position description outlining all duties and responsibilities is available below and on our website www.communitywest.org.au and remuneration will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

    Applications must include a response to the key selection criteria and a current resume.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Part Time
    Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
    Posted on: 2015-05-26
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