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Team Leader Support and Safety Hub


Reference: 4765895

  • Heidelberg location
  • Full Time
  • Fixed Term - 2 Years
  • Salary packaging of $15,900 per annum available

Kids First Australia (formerly known as Children's Protection Society) have an exciting opportunity available in a leadership role within a new multidisciplinary Hub to deliver high quality, safe and effective responses, in partnership with Family Safety Victoria (FSV).

The vision for the Hubs is to create a future where all Victorians can enjoy safe and respectful personal and family relationships, where children grow up in families that value their health, development and wellbeing. The Support & Safety Hubs will deliver a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children, families, and the perpetrators of violence.

The Hub Team consists of a multidisciplinary team with a mix of staff employed by FSV and staff employed by CSOs, Aboriginal services and DHHS. The Hub will deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals

To work within this new collaborative project, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology and/or related tertiary qualification relevant to Child & Family Welfare
  • Ability to lead and manage including all aspects of people management and development
  • Extensive experience working with families and children experiencing complex needs and risk issues
  • Sound knowledge and experience working within theories including systems, trauma informed, family violence and strength-based
  • A sound understanding of the Integrated Family Services and Child Protection systems

A satisfactory police check, clear Working with Child Check and a current Victorian Driver's License are required.

What you'll get from us in return:

  • Role within an exciting new multi-agency scheme
  • Heidelberg location, close to public transport
  • Professional development and training
  • Regular supervision
  • Paid family violence days
  • Paid cultural leave
  • 2 days ex gratia leave each year
  • Friendly, collaborative and supportive environment

Enquiries are welcome, please call or email Tracey Edwards, Child & Family Services Manager, 9450 0900

Applications Close: 25 Jul 2019