Every day you will feel pride in having made a difference to someone.
About the role
Women’s Services, part of our BaptistCare Community Services Division located at our Penrith location is seeking a full time (female) team leader. As a Team Leader your role is to oversee, develop and implement programs that meet the areas of vulnerability for women in Sydney, based on holistic, client-centred care that is life transforming. Women’s Services work within a trauma informed care, strengths based and harm minimisation framework - working to support women and transgender women involved in the sex industry and women experiencing complex circumstances or marginalisation such as homelessness, domestic violence , addiction etc. For more information Community Services at BaptistCare visit www.hopestreet.org.au
At BaptistCare, we empower our staff by offering flexible working hours, a supportive team, training opportunities and financial benefits including salary packaging and stability working for an industry-leading provider.
You can know you’re contributing to a purpose bigger than yourself.
You can help some of Australia’s most marginalised communities.
You can have access to formal in-person and online leadership training.
You will need to be passionate about creating inclusive spaces for women, and be intentional to promote and develop opportunities for belonging, safety and greater choice. Ensuring service users are treated with respect, equality and dignity and to assist in caring for clients in a professional manner, appropriately and free of any bias is essential to the role. The successful applicant will possess relevant Degree in Community Services, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent and demonstrated experience in managing a small team. You will have a commitment to social justice and experience in working individually with clients from marginalised backgrounds. You have a high level of negotiation and crisis management skills and ability to liaise with key stakeholders. You will be willing to undergo a police check and have a valid WWCC. You hold a current driver’s license.
We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.
We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services -- we also give back to the community through domestic violence initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.
If you would like to be considered for this role please attach a cover letter with a copy of your resume to Jess Davidson on JDavidson@baptistcare.org.au
31 January 2019
Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.
Disclaimer: ‘BaptistCare considers that being female is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)