Service Leader – IFS Toowoomba

Employer: UnitingCare Queensland

Region: Darling Downs

Closing Date: 10 July 2019

Job Description:

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We are currently seeking to appoint a Service Leader to work as a part of our UnitingCare, Intensive Family Support team, based in the Toowoomba region, on a full-time basis. The Intensive Family Support Service assists vulnerable families to address multiple and/or complex needs and build their capacity to safely care for and protect their children.

The Role:

In this position you will coordinate the day to day operations of our Intensive Family Support service. You will lead and manage all aspects of the service and ensure our service is adhering to practice and therapeutic frameworks to ensure quality outcomes for the families we support.

About You:

You will have demonstrated experience leading a team and meeting performance outcomes and targets as well as having relevant experience working with families and children within a child protection context. You will have strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to network and build rapport with a variety of stakeholders. In addition to the above you will have a tertiary education in human and/or community services (or relevant field), a current blue card (or be willing to obtain), and an open QLD driver’s licence.

About Us:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a value 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.

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!

All UnitingCare staff must satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or UnitingCare policies

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.