Team Leader Social Support (Seniors)

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Team Leader Social Support (Seniors)


Job Description

  • Permanent, Part Time
  • Dynamic & dedicated team
  • Supportive work environment

We are looking for someone passionate about making a difference for older people in our local community to lead our Social Support for Seniors Team.

About Doncare

Doncare is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to families and individuals of all ages to access opportunities that will assist them in their daily living and enhance family functioning. Doncare provides high quality services in the areas of Counselling, Information and Crisis Support, Family Violence Services, Family Services and Social Support for Seniors.

Our talented team of staff, volunteers and students provide a range of carefully developed, targeted services to the community with respect, skill, and excellence.

Doncare receives funding from Local, State and Federal governments to operate several of our programs and utilises the proceeds of our two opportunity shops and the support of private donations, philanthropic trusts and the community support.

Role Overview

We are looking for a qualified Social worker (eligible for membership in the AASW or equivalent) to take up this part time (0.6FTE/22.8 hours per week) at SCHADS Level 6. The Team Leader is responsible for management of the Social Support Programs for Seniors, which incorporates Social Support Groups and the Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme (ACVVS). The programs support social interaction and connectiveness for senior citizens within the local Manningham area, either in a group setting or via one-on-one home visits. The Team Leader is responsible for ensuring KPI’s and targets for both programs are met, staff, students and volunteers are recruited, training requirements are completed, and funding reporting and quality obligations are met

This role will lead innovative development of the program as the needs of the client cohort and the sector change. One task of the successful candidate will be to set up a student placement program and provide supervision to the students placed.

The full position description is attached and is also available on our website. This includes the selection criteria.

Please submit your application and resume via Employment Hero https://jobs.swagapp.com/jobs/34deadd6-da89-4f82-92ff-0c9e1b0b31b7 .

Previous applicants need not apply. We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted and may appoint the role before the end of date of the advertisement.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Doncare. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people and people with a lived experience of disability, to name a few.

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Feel free to contact horizon@aasw.asn.au / 1800 630 124.

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