Position Details
Reference Number 13661
Position Title Team Leader - Family Services - Frankston & Windsor
Employment Type Maximum Term Full Time
Entity Community Services - Management /Admin
Location Windsor
Award Classification Social, Community , Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and Community Services Employee Level 7
Hours 76
Position Summary
  • Passion: Support and lead a talented team that makes a difference
  • Balance: Small team, work close to home
  • Growth: Large agency focused on internal opportunities & staff development


  • Team leader role at SCHCADS Level 7
  • Work with an enthusiastic Program Leader
  • Orange Door program
  • 200 hour model Family Services
  • Full time
  • Maximum term to December 2019 - parental leave
  • Great opportunities for extension or transfer to longer term management roles
  • Office location – Orange Door Frankston (3 days) and Windsor (2 days)
  • Connections – now part of Uniting


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


We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.


Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.


Learn more

Applications at: connections.org.au/work-with-us


About the opportunity


We have an exciting full time opportunity for a Family Services Team Leader to join us.


The person in this role will provide exceptional management and leadership to a team of 6 qualified staff - 2 Family Services Practitioners at Windsor, and 4 Support and Safety Hub Practitioners at the Orange Door in Frankston.


This role is maximum term, as the current Team Leader is stepping up to a Program Leader position to cover a parental leave.    There will be career opportunities for other Team Leader or Management positions within Uniting, to extend this appointment.


Uniting Connections offers employees:

  • A comprehensive range of professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and regular supervision
  • Career options through a wide range of programs and locations across Uniting
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum via Paywise salary packaging (www.paywise.com.au).

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or a Community Services / Welfare related field.


Please address the following questions related to the person specification in a separate document to be uploaded online as part of your application:

  • Provide examples of your experience in management, leadership and provision of staff supervision
  • Describe three key challenges in leading a Family Services and/or Orange Door team, and provide examples of strategies for managing these
  • Provide an example of how you have dealt with an individual or team performance issue


How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today.


  • Applications on our website http://www.connections.org.au/work-with-us
  • You will be asked to upload your resume and a covering letter with your responses to the questions above. We recommend that you provide examples that show the range, scale and complexity of your experiences.
  • Applications close Sunday 6 January 2019


Get in touch

  • Bask Cassar - Program Leader - 8792 8999
  • Kath Mackay– Divisional Manager - 8792 8999


Employment is subject to satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children safe.

Contact Person Bask Cassar
Contact Phone 8792 8999
Closing Date 14/12/2018
Position Description
Team Leader - Family Services - FT, Max Term - Frankston & Windsor - PD U - Dec 2018.pdf Open
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