Out of Home Care Team Leader

Job Title: Out of Home Care Team Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$105000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: FAM-OOHC-TL_1630363114
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Aug 31, 2021

Job Description


  • Support children and carers in an established Out-of-Home Care program
  • Full-time/0.8EFT, 12-month contract
  • SCHADs 7 + super and salary packaging

We are currently recruiting for an Out of Home Care Team Leader to work with a reputable and growing organisation in the South East of Melbourne. The Team Leader will lead and supervise the team and provide support, advice and guidance on a range of responsibilities including case management of the placements and supervision of the staff.

You will:

  • Provide mentoring, support and supervision to out of home care team.
  • Support children, young people, their families and care givers utilising a variety of interventions and frameworks.
  • Be responsible for demand management, monitoring, and reviewing caseloads to drive a culture of quality assurance, accountability and improvement.
  • Coordinate with the management team and fellow team leaders to provide a coordinated and effective service response.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships including liaison, negotiation and consultation with key stakeholders.

You must have:

  • A minimum Diploma level qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Psychology or related area of study.
  • Expert knowledge of Child Protection and Out of Home Care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of implementing therapeutic care to children, young people and their carers.
  • Ability to maintain positive, effective working relationships with colleagues, peers, and relevant stakeholders in a wide range of government, business and community organisations.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and leadership qualities with the capacity to motivate and lead a team.


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:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • 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 03 9081 0562 and ask for our Family Services team.

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


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