Family Services Team Leader

Job Reference No:

FS Team Leader

Reference No: FS Team Leader

Riverwood Community Centre Inc

Applications Closing: Friday, November 1, 2019 - 18:00

The Role

The Family Services Team provides a range of programs and activities designed to support the growth and development of all family members through supported group work, individual casework and community connection. Reporting to the Manager and working with a skilled and dedicated team your role will encourage creative strategies that strengthen the capacity of families and children to achieve positive outcomes and build resilience. The Team Leader will work with staff to transition to a Targeted Early Intervention framework. 

Category: Care & Support Work, Community Development, Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Part-time, Contract
Job Location: Inner West Sydney, South Sydney, South West Sydney, Western Sydney, Sydney Wide
About us

The Organisation

Riverwood Community Centre is a Not for Profit Community Centre that has operated in Riverwood for over 40 years and has an outstanding reputation for working collaboratively with the local community. We are a diverse organisation, structured and staffed to service a community of all ages and backgrounds. RCC is fully committed to the local community and maintains strong ongoing relationships with our stakeholders.

Position details

Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences (or equivalent)

Essential Selection Criteria:


Essential Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences (or equivalent)
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop and engage effectively with staff, families and the community
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection, risk minimisation strategies, safety planning, early intervention and prevention for families and children.
  • Proven experience in research and report writing with the ability to interpret and present data
  • Ability to identify and develop networks and collaborations with relevant stakeholders
  • Experience in case management and development of strategies and processes that improve outcomes for families and children.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the TEI Reform
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Current Criminal History Clearance and Working with Children Check
Desirable Selection Criteria:

Highly Desirable

  • At least 2 years supervisory experience
  • Ability to speak a second language
  • Current Driver’s License
Other Information:

The Family Services Team Leader is a part- time contracted position 35 Hours per week with negotiable salary depending on experience and PBI salary packaging available.

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Joanne
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 02 9533 0100
How to apply

To apply for this role please read the job description on our website and email a cover letter, your current resume and an application addressing the essential criteria to

Date posted: 09 October 2019

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