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Team Leader- Residentials

South East Brisbane


Reference: 4797203

  • Rare leadership opportunity
  • Full time position, pay range $83K- $87K
  • Career development and ongoing training
  • Salary sacrifice option available

IFYS is growing and currently have a rare opportunity for a Team Leader to manage all aspects of service delivery within the IFYS Residential Care programs in the South East Brisbane region. This includes overseeing the existing residential care programs that provide out-of-home placement for vulnerable young people, with the view of expanding.

We are looking for someone with ambition, drive and a dedication to delivering high service standards. This person will have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Child Protection sector, with a passion for developing staff and the setting up new programs.

Key responsibilities of this role:

  • Manage and lead the residential care programs, offering specialist knowledge to assist with team development.
  • Ensure delivery of quality services to clients within a client-centred and strengths-based case management framework.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships and partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure a complimentary and coordinated approach to the delivery of services.
  • Organise and conduct employee inductions, performance reviews, recruitment, team meetings, case discussions and supervision sessions
  • Assist Service Users to identify and access appropriate services and resources, and where required advocate on their behalf
  • Develop and deliver programs and activities for both individuals and groups that respond to a range of presenting needs
  • Maintain budgets for programs in the area of responsibility.
  • Provide effective and efficient management of properties programs in the area of responsibility ensuring safety and security through regular periodic inspection.
  • Maintaining responsibility and accountability of HSQF standards, Child Safety licensing & internal audit management systems.
  • Maintain assets, maintenance repairs, servicing of fleet vehicles through the relevant departments.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Tertiary undergraduate degree or higher qualifications in Child Protection, Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or extensive experience in Out of Home Care;
  • A comprehensive and up to date understanding of child protection legislation and practices;
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing teams;
  • Proven time management experience and the ability to work independently;
  • Exceptional relationship building skills with all key stakeholders involved in out of home care

Applications Close: 30 Aug 2019