Position Details
Reference Number 13833
Position Title Team Leader - East Burwood
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity East Burwood Centre
Location East Burwood
Award Classification Social, Community , Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and Community Services Employee Level 6
Hours 76
Position Summary
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time, ongoing position based in Burwood East
  • Lead & develop a multi-disciplined team providing a range of support services to the local community


About the opportunity

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Team Leader to join a multi-disciplinary team based at Burwood East. The position is full time and ongoing. The Team Leader is responsible for leading and developing a team of employees and a long standing group of volunteers who are instrumental in delivering program services. The role has an operational and site management focus with an expectation to participate in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives.


The Team Leader oversees the delivery, development and performance of a range of programs located at the East Burwood site including:

  • Family Services
  • Counselling
  • Emergency Relief


About you

To be successful in your application you will have:

  • A Bachelor level degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Science or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing a team within a complex service delivery environment
  • Extensive knowledge of legislation and regulations relevant to the child, youth and families sector
  • Proven ability to engage and collaborate with a volunteer workforce in a manner that recognises their contributions
  • A consumer-centric approach with a focus on achieving optimal sustainable outcomes for consumers and the community
  • The ability to thrive in a busy, innovative work environment – being flexible in prioritising your workload to suit the needs of the program


How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close Thursday 19 December 2019



Get in touch

  • Group Manager – Lee-anne Chapman – 03 8792 8999


About Uniting

At uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org


Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.


Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Contact Person Lee-anne Chapman
Closing Date 19/12/2019
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