Team Leader - Woolloomooloo Community Hub

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Team Leader - Weave

Reference No: Team Leader - Weave

Weave Youth and Community Services

Applications Closing: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:00

Team Leader

Weave Community Hub - Woolloomooloo

The Team Leader of the Weave Woolloomooloo Centre will provide leadership, support and coordination of the Weave Community Hub in Woolloomooloo in accordance with funding guidelines and the values, vision, purpose and policies of Weave Youth and Community Services.

The Team Leader is responsible for managing the building, and for providing strong leadership, support and direction to the Woolloomooloo team comprising 7 to 10 staff, volunteers and students. Three programs operate from the Weave Community Hub - the Child, Youth and Family Support Service providing casework to local families with children and young people aged 0 to 18 years; the Community Builders Program which offers drop-in support to community members and supports the development and growth of the local community through projects, volunteering opportunities, groups and events; and the Specialist Youth Homelessness Service supporting young people age 12 to 25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

You will work in a highly responsive, strengths based, proactive and innovative way and develop collaborative relationships with other services to ensure holistic support to local families and young people and in particular Aboriginal families living in Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst. You will feel supported through regular supervision, access to peer review, opportunities for training and development and a friendly and experienced team around you.

Category: Leadership and Management
Field: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness, Community
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us


  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with over 40 years experience working with the community

  • Work within the wider Weave team providing quality youth and family services and community capacity building in the communities of Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst

  • Enjoy a culture where your creative ideas and ways of working are valued and given space to be implemented.

Position details

Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare,
Mental Health, Community Management, Youth Work or similar.

Essential Selection Criteria:

Skills and attributes:
● Experience, understanding of and commitment to working holistically
   with people experiencing complex social issues such as domestic
   violence, homelessness, mental health and AOD challenges, family
   breakdown, poverty and isolation.
● Understanding of trauma informed, strengths based and person
   centred practices.
● Excellent skills in managing complex community dynamics.
● Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
● Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship building skills.
● Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
● Ability to work as a team member and with a high degree of autonomy.
● Strong computer and IT literacy skills.
● Understanding of the challenges facing Aboriginal young people,
   families and communities.
● Common sense and an excellent sense of humour.

Qualifications, experience and mandatory requirements:
● Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare,
   Mental Health, Community Management, Youth Work or similar.
● At least 3 years experience providing inspirational leadership to a team
   in an NGO setting or similar.
● Experience providing casework support to families, young people and
   children experiencing a range of complex issues including
   homelessness, family breakdown and isolation.
● Demonstrated experience and skills in community development and
● Program and project management experience including planning,
   implementing, evaluating, reporting, submission writing, accountability,
   and managing budgets.
● Current NSW Working With Children Check Clearance.
● NSW Class C drivers licence.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

Experience delivering groups and organising events.

Other Information:

Classification for this position is Social Community Home Care and Disability Services Award (SCHCADS) up to Level 6 Paypoint 1- 3 depending on qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range: $45.23 - $47.21 per hour plus salary packaging benefits.  

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How to apply


**Applications including a current Resume and a document specifically responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria (these are also listed in the job description document), should be emailed to

Date posted: 03 May 2019

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