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Manager - Child, Youth and Family Services

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Manager to lead our Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS) Team to ensure the most vulnerable children, young people and families receive a range of high quality supports.

Building strong collaborative relationships across the CYFS sector including government and community sector services and working with the Leadership Team to identify operational and strategic opportunities within the service and implement continuous improvement strategies is critical to the role.

The ability to think strategically, apply strengths based approaches and best practice, combined with relevant Tertiary qualifications and extensive experience in leading and managing a CYFS Service is also essential for this position.

Benefits of working with WCS include:

  • Salary range between $94,914.12 to $98,874.52 pa (depending on qualifications and experience) plus superannuation and salary packaging
  • Generous leave benefits, more than listed above
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

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

For a full position description please click HERE.

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To Apply - If you are interested in joining our Team, please send a cover letter, resume, and no more than three (3) pages addressing the essential criteria detailing how your knowledge, skills and experience would make a contribution role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Advertisement closes COB 29 November 2020.

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

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.

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and Elders past, present and future."