[L612] | Team Leader - Child Safety

[L612] | Team Leader - Child Safety

17 Nov
Public Employer

17 Nov

Public Employer


An exciting full-time position has opened up in our Townsville office

Join a nationally recognised and growing provider of Child Safety, Mental Health, and Disability Services

$70k annual salary + superannuation + salary packaging benefits + 17.5% leave loading

The Team Leader in our Child Safety program act as a role model and mentor for trauma-informed care in line with Child Safety Principles and pathways and provides direct management and supervision of a team of Support Workers - Child Safety. In addition to these leadership and supervisory responsibilities,

the Child Safety Team Leaders provide case management and coordination for a small caseload of young people ensuring all services delivered are in accordance with their care plan and within budget.

Wellways work under a 24/7 model of care so direct support of young person will be required in the role therefore availability to cover a range of shifts including sleepovers will be required.

Why join the Wellways team?

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with over 2000 employees, operating across 93 sites nationally. Ourservicesspan mental health, child safety, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year. Our staff are truly valued, and we offer the following staff benefits to support you in your role:https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways

About you:

You will be motivated with a genuine interest in working with young people in need. You will have highly developed trauma-informed skills with experience in program delivery utilising effective systems and processes. Your ability to support and manage the work of a multidisciplinary team, along with excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative working style is essential in this role.


Certificate IV in preferred course or be actively working towards a recognised qualification

Driver's License and your own vehicle

Experience working with young people in a residential care environment

Practical, active and caring personality

Police clearance - not less than 12 months old

Blue & Yellow card (Current)


Experience working with youth/trauma/complex needs

Demonstrated Team Leadership skills

Excellent administration skills

Mental Health experience

Apply now!

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers page: http://wellways.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies and enter the reference code: 5269724

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Kevin Armstrong via e**********

Applications close 20th November 2020

(Successful applicants may be contacted sooner)

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

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