Manager Child & Family Services Mt Isa

Employer: Centacare North Queensland

Region: North West Queensland

Closing Date: 23 July 2020

Job Description:

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·         Full Time Permanent

·         Based in Mount Isa


About Us

Centacare provides counselling, family support, mediation, family dispute resolution, disability services, education and courses, crisis housing and homelessness support, youth services, community engagement and aged care services. Centacare services the North Queensland community from offices in Townsville, Ayr, Bowen, Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Longreach and Normanton.


Benefits you will enjoy

·         Salary packaging

·         5 weeks Annual Leave and 1 day Birthday Leave

·         Professional Development and Study Leave

·         Remote Allowance + competitive salary


About the Role

We are seeking a professional leader who will make a real and valuable contribution across multiple programs and regional and rural communities. This role is based in Mt Isa. You will manage and lead front-line staff in order to deliver a range of counselling and family support services with individuals and families engaged in our Bridge, Family Intervention, Counselling Intervention Services and Regional Area Integration Family Support Service programs.  In this role you will:

·         Be responsible for overall program development, strategic direction and coordination of service delivery

·         Be responsible for line management, mentoring and professional development of staff

·         Seek out and maintain knowledge of broader elements related to the program

·         Ensure that the program meets legislative, service agreement and quality assurance requirements


To be successful in this role, you will have:

·         Demonstrated experience in leadership and team management

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience in community services management

·         A degree in Social Work, Psychology or Behavioural Sciences

·         Drivers licence is essential

·         Ability to obtain a Yellow and Blue Card


Contact us

If this opportunity is something you are interested in, then we want to hear from you. Please apply online with your resume detailing your experience, qualifications and knowledge or for any queries email [email protected]


Address: 410 Ross River Road
Suburb: Aitkenvale


Name: Human Resources