Supervisor, Intensive Family Support Program
- Full-time, fixed term contract till June 30 2020
- Based in Northern Adelaide
- Flexibility in your work schedule
- Fully maintained vehicle
- Exciting opportunity to be part of a new pilot program focused on supporting children and families
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced practice leader to join the Safe Kids, Families Together Program. This role is an opportunity to provide support, supervision, training and development to a team of Specialists to ensure the delivery of high quality child protection interventions.
It is essential that the Supervisor is highly skilled in building strong relationships in complex environments, demonstrating quality leadership skills at all times.
Working closely with the Manager, the Supervisor will have the skills to work effectively in a multidisciplinary care team environment. The Supervisor will demonstrated the ability to be autonomous and have a strong skill set in assessing risk and safety and seeking direction when needed. The Supervisor will have a high degree of self-discipline in maintaining professional practice responses.
What do you need to bring?
- Tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility for registration with AASW or relevant discipline
- Experience in leadership with the child protection system
- Understanding of the child protection sector and legislation
- Demonstrable understanding of cultural diversity
- Effective communication skills
- Strong crisis intervention and de-escalation skills and experience working within intense situations.
- Ability to provide intensive and flexible in-home family preservation services to families whose children are at imminent risk of out-of-home placement
- Availability out of business hours (evenings, weekends and holidays), on an on-call arrangement
What can you expect to be doing?
- Provide support, supervision, training and development to a team of Specialists to deliver intensive, high quality child protection interventions to families whose children are at imminent risk of out of home placement.
- Be the primary liaison for the program and Specialists and to respond to crises situations as they occur
- Support the completion of comprehensive, strength based and behaviour-focused assessments.
- Collaborate with a multidisciplinary care team to ensure holistic service responses to families and children
- Liaise, work collaboratively with, and actively network with the referring agency and other service providers to develop co-operative working relationships
Who is AnglicareSA?
As SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 65,000 people each year. Our 1,800 staff and 580 volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.
We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.
What can AnglicareSA offer me?
- Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay!
- Banking benefits, health care discounts and gym membership offers
- A collaborative and exciting team culture who have a focus on improving the lives of many
- Flexible work hours
- Fully maintained vehicle
How to Apply:
Click here to view the Job Description
To apply please complete the questions below and attach your resume and cover letter
When applying, please ensure you address the demonstrable requirements/competencies in your covering letter
For further information please contact Kylie Adams on 8409 3628
Applications close 9am, Monday 11th November 2019.
AnglicareSA is committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact our Aboriginal Services team on 8305 9237 to discuss joining AnglicareSA.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to provide a National Criminal History Check (unsupervised contact with vulnerable people) prior to commencement.
Some roles will also be required to undergo a Working with Children Check (WCCC) or a DHS Disability Services Employment Screening Check, and Psychological Suitability Assessments.