TEAM LEADER – Child Protection Qualifications (Echuca) 0543JE

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TEAM LEADER – Child Protection Qualifications (Echuca) 0543JE

Status: Open
Job Category: Welfare
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Echuca
Job Number: 0543JE

Fox Personnel has been engaged to source a Team Leader who has Child Protection Qualifications for a not for profit organisation in the Echuca region.

Benefits include:

• Salary Packaging

• Training Opportunities

• Development and Career progression opportunities

• Onsite Childcare for staff members with young children

TEAM LEADER: The Team Leader is responsible for the effective service delivery and management of a small team of case managers. Responsibilities Include: Oversee the review of case plans and to bring about the changes necessary to ensure the safety, stability and development of children and young people and to promote the achievement of case plan objectives within specified time frames. Confidently prepare and represent child protection in the Children’s court – support the case managers to prepare court reports, initiates, prepares, and present in Children’s Court, or other tribunals. Work collaboratively and with a solution focus with families and children involved in Statutory Child Protection Program in their healing journey. Interventions will be guided by the Best Interest Case Practice Model; taking inconsideration the need to protect the child from harm, protect their human rights, and will promote their development. Provide professional, effective, and timely case management which will include conducting home visit and provide contact opportunities for children with their families. Contact may include the transporting the child.

Ensure meaningful participation of families and child in case planning and decision making about their lives.

Utilise practice resources when working with families including the practice manual.

Prepare plans, letters, emails, and reports and write case notes using clear, concise, and grammatically correct language. Ensure written communications contains necessary information to achieve their purpose.
Support the child and families to access services by referring to services to support a family to meet their goals.

Manage competing demands able to negotiate and provide advocacy for children and their families.

Able to be flexible and work after hours if necessary.

Participate in Supervision with a focus on professional development, accountability, and worker self-care.

Participate in training to develop practice.

A recognised Social Work Degree or Diploma of Community Services qualification which includes:

(a) primary focus on child development, human behaviour, family dynamics and/or impacts of trauma; and
(b) preferably a practical component such as counseling or case work practice

To Apply: Please call Fox Personnel on 03 5831 6656 or apply here. Your details will be kept confidential until you have given your expressed permission for them to be passed on to the employer.

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