Team Leader

Full time role based in Brisbane108k - $119k inclusive of Super + Salary PackagingFlexible, friendly organisationThe Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.  As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. About the RoleWe are seeking a passionate and knowledgeable individual to lead a multi-disciplinary team of Social Workers and Early Years Educators across our Early Years Places  located in Browns Plains, Acacia Ridge, and Beaudesert.  As a Team Leader, you will work among a collaborative leadership team, supporting an empowering, holistic and strengths-based approach to service-delivery. Click here to learn about our different programs!DutiesLead a multidisciplinary team to ensure that services can be provided to clients in a way that maximise outcomes and meet organisational, service, funding compliance objectivesSupport team members to understand the vision, values and direction of the organisation and translate them so the team understands how they relate to their everyday practiceWork with team members to achieve performance expectations, build their capability, provide regular recognition, develop and utilise talent in the team, and identify and achieve improved client outcomes and increase employee engagementEvaluate the quality of service delivery, client plans, and client outcomes against service and  funding objectives on a regular basis. Identify gaps in delivery and work with the team to build capability and improve service design and  deliveryCoordinate regular communication channels including team meetings, client and practice reviews, and 1:1 discussions with team membersWork collaboratively with staff across the organisation and with the community to develop and maintain effective relationships and networks with community partners (Child Health Nurses and Midwives) , referral agencies, and  community groups, including attending networking meetings and forumsOur Benefits    We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:    Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!  Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.    Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees (that’s an extra 12 days off per year!).    Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years     Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.     Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth. Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group, and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways. Skills and ExperienceWe want you to be successful in your new role! This means you’ll have a degree/qualification in Social Work, Human Services/Social Welfare or another relevant field AND:Minimum 2 years’ experience in leading a team (Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team is a bonus!)Demonstrated experience in coaching and leadership with an approachable, transparent and responsive style in building positive team cultureComprehensive leadership skills including troubleshooting, managing multiple deadlines and conflict resolutionStrong understanding of the principles of integrated service delivery and an ability to undertake a leadership role with multi disciplines of teamsExcellent understanding of child protection issues and client vulnerabilities and risk indicatorsExperience working in collaborative, cross functional way with teams, peers and stakeholders to achieve outcomes Excellent interpersonal communication skillsApply now!To apply, please click the APPLY button, submit your current CV and 1-page cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and suitability for the role.  Have any questions? Contact Marisa on 0408 775 382 for a friendly, confidential discussionIf you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace. Click here for Position Profile 95000 AUD Australia - QLD Brisbane Southern Suburbs & Logan Browns Plains 4118