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Reference Number 25817
Position Title Local Service Manager
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Child & Family Services
Location Bundaberg
Classification level range
Position Summary

UnitingCare Family and Disability Services is seeking a Local Service Manager within the Family Law Program - Southern Regional Queensland. Whilst the position will support vulnerable families and program staff across Southern Regional Queensland the position will be based in the Bundaberg Family Relationship Centre.

The Role:

This position will provide the suitable applicant the opportunity to lead and manage a professional work group in providing family mediation/ dispute resolution, family and community law supports across Southern Regional Queensland.

In addition to direct program support this position will form part of Uniting Care’s extended Regional Queensland leadership group and provide the applicant with the opportunity to represent the needs of Regional Queenslanders.

About You:

As a suitable applicant you will have a demonstrated and extensive knowledge and understanding of Family law contexts and environments and Children and Family services at state and national levels and experience in creating an inclusive team culture in line with Uniting Care’s values.

This experience and knowledge will be supported by you holding formal tertiary qualifications and current national registration as a Family Dispute Practitioner.

About Us:

UnitingCare offers the opportunity to work within a strong ethical and values based organisation committed to supporting vulnerable Queenslanders. 

Uniting Care offers the successful applicant the opportunity for flexible work arrangements, salary packaging and professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare and apply now by submitting your cover letter, resume and selection criteria response!

Further information on this position can be obtained by viewing the attached position description.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstrated skills and sound knowledge gained through substantial experience working with children and families.
Essential: Demonstrated experience in leading a team to achieve service performance outcomes together with an ability to provide quality supervision and training.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
Essential: Highly developed interpersonal and communication frameworks and practices, that are congruent with a strengths approach and demonstrate professional integrity, with respect to such matters as confidentiality and client interests.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work in ways that are innovative and articulates how these align to organisational and functional vision and culturally appropriate for indigenous and culturally and strategy, linguistically diverse groups.
Essential: Demonstrated experience in managing programs within budget. Contributing to budget planning cycles and relating contractual obligations to financial accountability requirements.
Essential: Work within relevant quality and risk frameworks and guidelines in accordance with relevant standards to ensure delivery of high quality services, respect of clients' rights and confidentiality.
Contact Person Mark Clissold
Contact Number
Closing Date 20/11/2019
Position Description and/or
Supporting Information
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