Current Vacancies

Team Leader Family Services

Apply Job no: 501247
Work type: Full Time
Location: Regional Victoria – Gippsland
Categories: Community Development

  • 12 month full time fixed term position
  • Exciting opportunity to develop and diversify your leadership experience
  • Work as part of The Orange Door initiative based in Morwell

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position: 

This Team Leader position oversees a team of practitioners from Integrated Family Services, The Orange Door (TOD) and Latrobe Community Connect who provide support to vulnerable and disadvantaged children, youth and families. The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of TOD, Child Protection systems and current case practice as well as an understanding of recent changes to the family services sector. The Team Leader will be required to provide support and direction to practitioners in their day to day service delivery, providing case consultation, identifying areas for professional development and ensuring compliance with program standards.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • A comprehensive understanding and experience in the human service delivery system, with particular reference to Family Services, the understanding of the social context and impact of child abuse and neglect, and of individual and systemic theories that underpin casework practice.
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate staff and create a workplace culture based on cooperation, teamwork and common pursuit of organisational objectives. Mediating and negotiating appropriate outcomes in complex work situations.
  • Represent the interests of the organisation publicly and building appropriate relationships with government, other organisations and key stakeholders
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, computer skills in Microsoft Office packages, as well as excellent time management skills and ability to be self-directed.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

For a detailed position description, Download File PD_Family Services Team leader_IFS_May 2019.pdf

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries Josie Stubbe on 51359555 or

Applications close 5pm Friday 24th May 2019

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.



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