Service Leader

Employer: UnitingCare Queensland

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 18 January 2020

Job Description:

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We are currently seeking to appoint a Service Leader to join our Uniting Care Early Years Early Learning Remote Area Family Services team on a Full Time basis (76 hours per fortnight). The successful candidate will ideally be based in Brisbane, however we we invite applications from candidates in other areas of Queensland as the right person for the job could work from one of our Regional offices!

The Role:

In this position you will coordinate the day to day operations of our Remote Area Family Services and provide professional leadership to employees with emphasis on delivery of high quality, best practice service delivery.

The role covers a large geographical area including offices in North and Central Queensland such as Mareeba, Longreach, Mackay, Charleville and Mt Isa. Therefore, having the ability to travel extensively across the state is essential.

What do you need to be successful in this role? 

The successful candidate will possess relevant tertiary qualifications, supplemented by significant working experience in providing services to children and families in remote areas.

You will also present with the following:

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and licensing requirements associated with the service
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)

To Apply:

So don’t hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!

About Us:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.

UnitingCare offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.