Team Leader, Childen's Contact Service

Team Leader, Childen's Contact Service

Job Title: Team Leader, Childen's Contact Service
Contract Type: Permanent, Part Time
Location: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Reference: 2763795
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: July 20, 2018 15:15

Job Description

Team Leader – Children’s Contact service

Beaumont People are currently looking for an experienced Team Leader to join a busy and vibrant center in Blacktown.

The Children’s Contact Service provides a safe and neutral environment for children and parents who have separated to build and maintain secure relationships through supervised contact visits.

Join and work as part of a close knit and supportive team who genuinely love what they do and are driven by the difference they can provide to families within the community.

As Team leader you will provide general operational day to day leadership of the service, with oversight and coordination of the intake and assessment pathway of families into the service. The primary function of the role is to provide supervision, training and leadership the team, as well as providing direct service to clients as required.

This is a 4 days per week role, with the requirement to work every alternate Saturday.

Days and hours of work will be:
Week 1 - Tuesday & Friday ( 9.00am to 5.00pm), Wednesday & Thursday (11.00am to 7.00pm)
Week 2 - Wednesday & Thursday ( 11.00 am to 7.00pm), Friday & Saturday ( 9.00am to 5.00pm) 

Annual base salary for this position is between $67,000 - 72,000 (for 4 days per week), plus employer's 

Main Responsibilities;
  • Provide support, supervision and leadership to team to ensure quality services, including critical incident de-brief.
  • Maintain a client case load as required
  • Build relationships and connections across other services both internal and external within the community.
  • Prepare reports and analysis of data, trends and current practice as required.
  • Work closely in collaboration with the Centre manager to develop and improve staff practice and services delivered.
To be suitable for this role you must have;
  • Tertiary qualification in either social work, counselling, or Psychology.
  • Knowledge and experience supporting families and children with complex needs, ideally around post separation.
  • Understanding of working within a trauma informed framework
  • Leadership of a team while providing supervision, ideally within a family centre setting.
  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication; along with developed partnership, networking and negotiation skills
  • Experience working with parents and their children from CALD communities
  • Have well developed computer literacy, skills in the Microsoft Office suite and internet
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Have a valid WWCC and willingness to undertake a national police check as part of the reemployment checks.
Work as part of a cohesive and passionate team within a friendly centre and organisation that promotes professional development and training, supports work life balance, provides additional leave and an attractive remuneration package.

This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed on receipt so please send your application ASAP if you are interested in this role.

If this sounds like the role for you please click ‘APPLY’ to send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and reason for application addressed to Chloe Barton or email your application to Chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au. Please feel free to call to discuss on 02 9133 9322