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Team Lead - Social Worker

Job Title: Team Lead - Social Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, New South Wales
Salary: AU$42 per hour + + Super + Car + $15,900 tax free
REF: SWP001_1510634130
Contact Name: Matthew Bradbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Join a dynamic fully funded pilot program which is providing forward thinking early interventions vulnerable mums and kids who are showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing a mental illness.

Based in the community this 24 hour residential service is governed by the belief system of retaining intact families preventing separation of mother and child.

Essential Criteria

  • registered social worker or mental health accredited social worker
  • member of the AASW
  • demonstrated experience working with and assessing the needs of clients with complex mental health problems
  • extensive knowledge of community services and resources
  • demonstrated ability to and willingness to work within a recovery oriented model, utilising a person/family centred approach
  • experience in managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve set objectives
  • ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through clear decision making and the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style
  • proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment
  • effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
  • proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • must hold a current unrestricted NSW Driver's License

Desirable Criteria

  • working knowledge of homelessness sector and housing services in NSW
  • working knowledge of child and family support services
  • understanding of child protection issues
  • knowledge of NSW Local Health Districts and their mental health systems
  • experience in leading and developing a team for superior performance

Other benefits

  • Access to discounted Bupa Health and Travel insurance
  • Career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector
  • Attractive tax saving salary packaging of your yearly income means more money in your pocket
  • Study leave and financial assistance through our Educational Assistance Scheme for eligible staff
  • Access to free personal and professional support program
  • 5 days a a week , no weekends
  • On-call allowance

Look no further and make a difference today with this rewarding role.

Please hit the reply button. For further information please feel free to email or call Matt on 02 9078 8192