Team Leader - Home Based Care

Job No: Berry2675
Location: Morwell, VIC

  • Morwell location
  • Full time permanent position
  • Fantastic salary benefits + motor vehicle allowance

 

 

Join Berry Street in growing our Foster Care program in Gippsland!

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

Berry Street provides Home Based Care services throughout the Gippsland Region. The program provides Complex, Intensive and General Home Based Care for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families on a short or long-term basis.

At Berry Street we are committed to enhancing the positive experiences for children in foster care through research and theoretically-informed practice initiatives. We recognise that the most powerful way we can support the children, is through our support of carers. We are also committed to providing great opportunities for staff and our leadership group, such as through professional development.

We are seeking an experienced Team Leader to join our Home Based Care Team. The Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring a quality service is provided to our children and young people and supporting our foster families. This will include ensuring all compliance requirements are met, overseeing the case management of the team and providing supervision and professional development to the team. The Team Leader may also be required to carry a small case load of complex clients. The Team Leader will also be a key part of our local leadership group.

To be successful in this role you will have a passion for improving processes and experience in implementing and monitoring quality management systems. You will have strong leadership skills and extensive experience in out of home care. A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology a related discipline is essential for this role.

 

 

Queries to Sam Turmine (Project Manager, Gippsland Home Based Care) on (03) 5134 5971

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Thursday 23rd August 2018

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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