- Be part of making a difference in the local community
- Increase your take home pay with
Our client, Bridging the Gap (BTG) is seeking a
professional to join their team in the role of Team Leader for Brighter Futures
& Youth Hope programs.
Your new employer…
BTG is an independent, not for profit, community
organisation who fosters a friendly, highly productive work environment. BTG is
a Christian organisation so it’s important all staff adhere to the Mission and
Values of the organisation. Applicants are encouraged to view these statements
on their website: www.btg.org.au
Does your personal mission statement align with that of BTG: “To serve and build hope in those who are
abused, neglected, lonely, disadvantaged or hurting in our community. We aim to
equip, empower and grow children, young people and families.” If so, read
Your new job…
Reporting to the Program Manager, this role manages 6
staff in the Brighter Futures and Youth Hope teams.
Brighter Futures and Youth Hope programs support families with children aged
between 0-8 and 9-15 years in the provision of an integrated, child and young
person focused case management service focused on resolving concerns for
children’s safety, welfare and wellbeing and strengthening the family unit.
This role is Full Time at 37.5 hours per week and is permanent as funding allows. Salary will be paid in accordance with the NSW SCHADS Award and this role will be classified at Level 6, pay point to be determined based on experience. This role will be based in St Marys but will require some travel as necessary. Pool cars are available for use however there
may be occasions where use of a personal car may be required therefore a current driver’s
license and a registered vehicle are required.
What you’ll need to succeed…
Your experience will
include a strong background in child protection as well as evidence of
successful team leadership. You will be passionate about supporting children
and families and bring a sound knowledge of the community sector to the role.
As an integral member
of the leadership team, you will share the vision, mission and beliefs of the
In your application, please
ensure you address the following selection criteria…
- Tertiary qualification(s) in Psychology, Social Work, Social
Science, Counselling, or minimum 5 years’ experience working with vulnerable
- Experience supervising staff working with high-risk families
- Thorough knowledge of Child Protection, and a working knowledge of
issues relating to Family Violence, Parental Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Parenting
Skills, Child Behaviour Management, Learning Difficulties, Parental Mental
Health and Social Isolation
- Strong skills in assisting staff to identify children and young
people at risk of harm, including completing safety assessments and safety
- Experience working with families via a strengths-based,
solution-focused approach, within a child-centered, family focused service
- Demonstrated ability to engage families at the point of initial
contact (including hard to engage families), build relationships of trust and
cooperation, and resolve conflict
- Experience advocating and liaising with FaCS, completing the
Mandatory Reporters’ Guide, making Risk of Significant Harm Reports
- Demonstrated experience working with clients from ATSI and CALD
- Current NSW or National Driver’s Licence, and
access to a registered vehicle
Are you a relational
leader and consider yourself highly organized, with strong experience in child
protection, then this may be the role for you!
What you’ll get in return...
- High level of diversity in role
- Excellent working environment
- Supportive work environment
- Clinical supervision
- Generous Salary Packaging Options
What to do now…
See attached information please or contact us on (02) 4555 4634 for more information.
will be required to address the criteria mentioned in
the dot points above.
To apply please send a cover letter addressing the criteria
or the selection criteria form (from the Information Pack) along with your
resume before the closing date.
If this sounds like your next opportunity, don't delay, apply today!
Closing date: COB
(5pm) Monday 29th Jan 2018
Previous applicants need not apply
will be required to provide current clearance of a NSW Working with Children
Check as well as a recent Police Check.
Employment Application Form
Selection Criteria Form