Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community-based services for over 50 years. Our vision of ‘A caring community where everyone belongs’ is achieved through our values of Inclusion, Compassion, Hope, Responsiveness, Integrity and Social Justice.

We are seeking a committed and inspiring Team Leader to guide and support the child and family case management team and ensure the delivery of a child-centred, family-focussed case management and other support programs being delivered to vulnerable people.

Why WCS?

  • Fixed Term Part Time (30.4 hours per week) until 1 March 2024.
  • $49.07 per hour plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per year) plus meal and entertainment cards
  • 24/7 nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions
  • Ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Development, program management or other related field, and/or relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role.
  • Extensive skills, knowledge and experience in working with children, young people and their families through case work, case management and outreach programs.
  • Experience in staff supervision and performance management and the ability to lead a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and highly developed written and oral communication skills, including computer skills and experience in writing reports, client records and use of a database.
  • Extensive skills and experience in program management, including evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain service networks, make and receive referrals and work collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a holistic team
  • Reliable, punctual and mature attitude to work, including the ability to effectively manage own workload and commitment to continuing professional development.
  • A thorough and comprehensive understanding of the importance of personal and professional boundaries, ethical behaviour, policies and procedures.

A full Position Description is available outlining the knowledge, skills and experience.

To be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements of this role via SEEK.

For further information please email:  Hayden.Page@wcs.org.au

Closing Date: 31 January 2023

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at www.wcs.org.au .

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.