Team Leader Children’s Contact Service (CCS)

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities

  • Full Time/Permanent (part time would be considered)
  • $93,483 – $97,054 pro rata per annum (negotiable depending on skills and experience) plus superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Frankston / Sandringham with some travel to other sites

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018 and 2019. Family Life has recently been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including Rostered Day Off and Purchased Leave schemes), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The position

The Team Leader Children’s Contact Service (CCS) is a full time, permanent role based at Frankston and Sandringham.

The Team Leader CCS provides effective leadership, supervision, guidance and support to the CCS team including:

  • managing staff performance;
  • supporting team member’s continuous improvement and development; and
  • overseeing the appropriate delivery of children’s contact services to families and children.

The CCS team provide safe, neutral, trauma informed and child-focused supervised visits and changeovers between children and their parents, and other significant persons in the child’s life. The team aims to minimise a child’s exposure to conflict or unsafe situations when parents are separating or have separated. The team also work with families to encourage positive interaction between children and their parents and to support the strengthening of these relationships.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Team Leader with a passion for making a difference to the lives of families and children’s to join the Family Life team. If this sounds like you, we would love to receive your application!

How to Apply

For a full position description please Click here.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Adam, Practice Leader Family Engagement on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

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