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Team Leader - Gateway Family Services (GFS)


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Katoomba, NSW, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Community/Welfare/Social


39.51-41.26 per hour

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Job Description:

  • Be a part of making a difference in the local community
  • Work close to home
  • Achieve work life balance – Part Time hours
  • Increase take home pay with Salary Packaging
Our client, Gateway Family Services (GFS), is seeking a qualified and experienced professional to join their team in the role of Team Leader in their Enrich program.  
Your new employer…
GFS is a leader in the field of community services and has been serving families for over 27 years. Passionate about building a stronger community through helping to build stronger families, GFS offers clients a range of services such as:
  • in-home family support, case management and counselling
  • parenting groups
  • emergency relief
  • community activities
  • information and advocacy
Having begun as an outreach activity of the Uniting Church, it is important all GFS staff have a willingness to work within the Mission, Vision & Values of GFS and the Uniting Church. Applicants are encouraged to read more about these statements on their website:
You will be joining a strong and significant organisation and play an instrumental role in service delivery. Leave work each day feeling part of making a difference to the local community!
Your new job…
This role involves leading and supporting a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals in the areas of counselling and family work. The Enrich project works across Penrith and Blue Mountains LGA’s and provides family work in a primarily home visiting model and counselling including Art and Play therapy and generalist parenting from the Katoomba base.  The Enrich project also provides various parenting group programs.
The role is Permanent Part Time at 28 hours per week (4 days per week). Salary to be paid in accordance with the NSW SCHADS Award and this role will be classified at Level 6 (Pay Point to be determined based upon skills and experience). The role is based in both the Katoomba and Blaxland offices, however as there may be some travel required for this role, the successful applicant will need to have a current driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

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What you’ll need to succeed…
We are looking for an experienced leader who has a sound knowledge of the community sector. You'll be an outstanding communicator and negotiator with a demonstrated track record of strong representation and networking to achieve strategic goals and maintain service provision.
Selection Criteria…
  • Minimum 3- 5 years in a similar role
  • Tertiary qualifications in counselling/social work or related fields
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience working in a Strength based framework AND  Solution focused brief therapy  model
  • Capacity and experience in supervising clinical staff
  • Specific Training in a recognised Solution Focused Brief Therapy course
  • Demonstrated capacity to oversee projects and meet agreed KPI’s
  • Thorough knowledge of current child protection theory and practice
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Word & Outlook
  • Ability to work respectfully with social and cultural diversity
  • Commitment to Social Justice
  • Willingness to work within the GFS service mission, policies & philosophy and the ethos of the Uniting Church of Australia
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence & use of a reliable, comprehensively insured motor vehicle
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with Aboriginal community (desirable)
  • Experience working in not for profit, non-government organisations (desirable)
  • Computer literacy in all Microsoft Office applications (desirable)
What you’ll get in return…
  • Some above Award conditions
  • Salary Packaging
  • High level of diversity in role
  • Excellent working environment
Are you an experienced leader with qualifications in Counselling or Social Work a strong knowledge of the community services sector then this may be the role for you!
What to do now…
For an Information Pack (including the full Job Description), please visit or contact us on (02) 4555 4634.
All applicants will be required to address the criteria mentioned in the dot points above.
To apply please send a cover letter addressing the criteria or the selection criteria form (from the Information Pack) along with your resume before the closing date.
If this sounds like your next opportunity, don’t delay, apply today!
Closing date: COB (5pm) Monday 23rd July 2018
All applicants will be required to provide current clearance of a NSW Working with Children Check

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