Team Leader - Forensic Case Work Coordination - OnTRACC content expired com.au- 4 weeks ago
Job posted on: 22 January, 2018.
Applications close: 06 February, 2018.
- Full time, fixed term 2 years (potential for extension)
- Sydney (Rockdale) location in newly refurbished office
- $71,000 to $75,000 (commensurate with qualifications, skills, experience) + super + generous salary packaging options
Looking for a meaningful new role?
ACSO is looking for askilledand experiencedTeam Leader to manage a team within our Transition, Reintegration, and Community Connection, OnTRACC Program, providing leadership to a team of Forensic Case Workers delivering pre and post release planning and support to Medium to High risk offenders transitioning from custody to the community with the aim of reducing offending and returns to custody.
Success as a Team Leader requires you to have advanced practice skills and strong leadership qualities. If you’re passionate about the right to a second chance, innovative in finding solutions, and strongly motivated by leading a team of skilled and knowledgeable staff we’d love to hear from you.
The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is a dynamic, values driven NFP, focused on partnering with Government and the community to co-design services that create real social change. We’re an organisation with a bold vision to create a safe and inclusive community freed of crime and prisons. It’s our goal to reduce re-offending and our mission is to help people transition from prison, assist them in the community, stop them from re-offending and intervene to divert others from committing crime.
About the job
You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the program, and supervise and guide your program team to ensure quality client outcomes and the achievement of program outcomes.
This is a full-time position based from our office in Rockdale. This role works closely with program managers in program delivery and the continuous improvement of ACSO services.
We’re looking for someone who will bring a strong belief in humanity and the basic right each of us has, to a second chance. You will be ethical, self-motivated and committed to helping others achieve their goals.
What you'll bring
- A minimum Diploma level qualification in Mental Health, Disability, Community Services or a similar field
- Prior experience in a supervisory or program coordination role
- A depth of knowledge on the challenges faced by those leaving the prison system, and an interest and willingness to work with those presenting with high risk offence histories
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
- Capable of establishing and maintaining clear professional boundaries
- A strong sense of personal accountability, resilience and a high level of emotional intelligence
- A valid NSW Driver’s Licence, First Aid Certificate, and the ability to obtain a Criminal Record check, Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme check, and Working with Children check
ACSO embraces diversity within its workforce and as such encourages applications from appropriately qualified and skilled people from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island heritage.