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KA0118 - Team Manager – FULL TIME, PEEL/SOUTH WEST

Location:
Bunbury  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
WA Assistant Director
Salary:
Salary Sacrifice options + Vehicle c/w fuel card
Supporting Documentation:

TEAM MANAGER – PEEL and SOUTH WEST

We are seeking to appoint an experienced TEAM MANAGER to join the team in the Peel / South West region.

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging options including company vehicle and fuel card
  • Superannuation at 9.5%
  • Ongoing supervision, training and professional development
  • Mobile phone and laptop

Key Assets - The Children’s Services Provider Australia

  • An evolving Out of Home Care and children and family  services (NGO) provider
  • Part of an international group of children’s services providers; operating in all Australian states,
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI Bronze Employer of Choice for 2015 & 2016, AWEI Gold Employer Award for 2017, AWEI Silver Employer Award for 2018, finalist for the Australian HR Awards 2017
  • Key Assets is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal communities to achieve good outcomes for children and families.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island applicants are very welcome to have a confidential conversation about working with Key Assets with our Cultural Practice Leader, Tony Calgaret tony.calgaret@keyassets.com.au  or 08 9207 5900.

About the role

As the TEAM MANAGER you will take a high profile leadership role in the development of services and management of the team in the Peel and South West regions. You will provide line management, and supervision, to the team to ensure that high quality, culturally responsive practice in line with Key Assets Vision and Values. You will also participate as a member of the Key Assets WA Leadership team.

Key Components of the role:

  • To provide line management, professional supervision, coaching, and leadership to the Social Work team based in Bunbury.
  • To take responsibility for the ongoing implementation of the Practice Framework into service practice in the region and to ensure the provision of training, coaching and support to Social Workers in the use of the Practice Framework (Note: Training will be provided into the Practice Framework)
  • To take a lead role in the negotiations between Key Assets and the Department with respect to the placement of children, including negotiating funding for placements where required. To ensure that all agreements pertaining to the placement are completed and adhered to.
  • Build a close and effective working relationship with other agencies including the Department. To participate in developing and managing the formal partnerships between Key Assets and local Aboriginal Community Controlled Agencies.

Qualities, Experience and Skills Required

  • Qualification in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the AASW
  • Leadership, management and supervisory experience
  • Expertise and commitment to developing a team and service
  • A minimum of around five years’ experience in a children and family setting of which around two years must have been gained working in child protection and/or out of home care.
  • A good understanding of disability service provision
  • Be able to show initiative and to work independently.
  • Strong ability to create and maintain sustainable relationships with stakeholders and capacity to develop networks on behalf of the agency.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to children’s services, and a sound understanding of child safe practices and procedures.

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(KEY ASSETS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INTERVIEW SUITABLE INDIVIDUALS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS CAMPAIGN, THIS CAMPAIGN MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED FURTHER)

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

For a private conversation regarding this exciting new opportunity, please call WA State Director Brenda Yelland or WA Assistant Director Joanne Fletcher on 08 9207 5900