Team Leader – Residential Care Services

Closes on: February 6, 2015
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Residential Care Services – Alice Springs – Full Time

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of the Territorians.

About the Position

As the Team Leader you will be responsible for coordinating the 24/7 Generalist Residential Service. You will need to be suitably experienced to ensure the service operates in a safe trauma informed therapeutic homelike environment and culturally appropriate direct care, support and supervision is provided to children/young people in the care of the Chief Executive of the Department Children & Families (DCF) in line with Anglicare NT policies, Out of Home Care (OOHC) Standards, contract and legislative requirements.

You will hold a Diploma in relevant field e.g. Youth Work, Residential Care, Community Services or willingness to undertake and demonstrated staff management; providing supervision, conducting staff reviews and developing teams. You will also need to be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively engage with children/ young people who may be demonstrating challenging behaviours and/or trauma related behaviours associated with child abuse and/or neglect.
Apply now and in addition to professional development opportunities and generous salary packaging benefits, you will also be rewarded with working with working for one of the largest providers of government-funded welfare, social justice and community development services across the Northern Territory.

To apply

  • Download the Position Description (below), address section 6.3 and 6.4 of the selection criteria and send along with CV to sfernando@anglicare-nt.org.au by 6 February 2015.
  • You must have a NT Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check (Less than 3 months old).
  • For further information please contact Renee Wallace on (08) 8951 8014.
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