Published August 12, 2019
Last Modified August 13, 2019
Anglicare Victoria
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Closing Date
August 27, 2019

Job Description

  • The role is very rewarding as it enables you to assist positive change to some of the most vulnerable young people and families in our community.
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team will provide you with an opportunity to expand your knowledge in the AOD and Leaving Care sector.
  • Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHADS) 2010.  Salary packaging is offered with this position.

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: 

In this role you will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team of people with experience in the AOD and Leaving Care fields. You will be responsible for ensuring service agreements and targets are met and ultimately that the best service possible is delivered to our clients. You will be joining an established team with significant experience. You will also have support from a good network of peers within the region.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Family Therapy or other AOD counselling related discipline and experience.
  • Experience in staff supervision and the administration of other staff support structures.
  • Extensive familiarity with a wide range of theoretical approaches to AOD counselling and young people leaving DHHS care.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, with the ability to show leadership in program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to liaise and negotiate with government, non-government organisations and community groups.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills, including the ability to appropriately balance competing demands and interests of key stakeholders such as clients, caregivers, DHHS and community organisations.
  • Working knowledge of specific AOD related data systems and reporting requirements e.g Penelope, Redicass and VADC.

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.

How to Apply:

Detailed Position Description Download File PD - Team Leader - AOD and Breaking the Barriers - West

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.

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

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.