Family Service Team Leader

Job Title: Family Service Team Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$90000 - AU$95000 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: FAM-SVCS-TEAM-LEAD_1624514304
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 24, 2021

Job Description

  • Multiple opportunities available
  • Based near Melbourne CBD
  • Paid at SCHADS 6
  • WFH Flexibilities

Work as a Team Leader in a program that aims to provide a range of short, medium and high intensity outreach services, capable of delivering flexible supports that respond to family's needs.

You Will:

  • Ensure the delivery of program services that meet client requirements and is in accordance with service agreements and program budget requirements.
  • Monitor performance targets, outcomes, quality standards in service agreements, legislative and policy requirements, quality of care issues, reportable conduct and complaints.
  • Monitor program performance and outcomes through the collection and analysis of service data and implement changes to the operation of the program when required.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of quality partnerships with key agencies including the Victorian Government Department of Human Services (DHHS) and other community services providers.
  • Participate in the professional development and recruitment of staff, including supporting a culture of reflective practice, quality supervision and coaching.
  • Initiate service improvements and participate in service redevelopment and redesign.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the program budget and work with the Program Manager to maintain accountability for the program budget and implement corrective action as required.
  • Provide staff supervision, and manage staff performance, and develop team cohesion and effectiveness.

You must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science
  • Excellent understanding of the child protection, placement and support services and family service system, including legislative and policy framework.
  • Excellent knowledge of, and experience in the application of relevant theoretical approaches that underpin casework practice (including theories of child attachment, development and abuse) to vulnerable children, young people and families.
  • Well-developed skills and experience in delivering programs and services within required timeframes and budget parameters.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and leading a positive and engaged team environment
  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a Team Leader in relevant field

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Police Check, a Working with Children's Check, and be able to provide 2 professional referees.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set
  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind
  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance
  • No joining fees

How to apply/ask for more details:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume
  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed
  • If you would like more information about the roles, please email or phone 9081-0562 and ask for a member of the Family Services Team.

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


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