Community Solutions is part of Endeavour Foundation; one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country. Collectively, we strive to be a leading ‘for purpose’ provider of a diverse and synergistic range of health and human services.  We are driven by our vision to ‘Make possibilities a reality’ for our customers, communities and people.Within our business is the Community Wellbeing Stream, who specialise in the delivery of holistic support to improve individuals health and wellbeing. Based in the Community Wellbeing stream will be a new service - ParentsNext.  ParentsNext is a pre-employment program that provides early intervention assistance to parents with young children. It assists parents to set education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve their goals and link them to services and activities in the local community. The RoleWe are now looking to hire a Team Leader to manage our high quality outcome focused ParentsNext pre-employment program. This full time contract role (till December 2019) will essentially be responsible for implementing and overseeing the establishment and the delivery of ParentsNext services across our regions.Other key duties will include:Develop and maintain processes and procedures for the purpose of effective deliveryEnsure ParentsNext is compliant with all contractual obligationsDevelop an extensive community profile and maintain strategic relationships including linkages with government and non-government stakeholders, employers, businesses and community networks which supports increased opportunities for parent outcomesProactively coach and mentor team members and peers, providing and receiving constructive feedbackThis permanent full time leadership opportunity is for an immediate start with comprehensive training and induction provided. About YouYou will ideally have proven success in developing strong collaborative relationships as a service manager and bring strong leadership qualities. Along with this, you will have an understanding of Employment Services and have previous experience in working with parents and families. The successful applicant will also ideally have:Tertiary qualifications in human services, education and training, business or similarKnowledge of current labour markets and programsExperience working with families who have experienced domestic violenceAbility to build rapport and motivate clientsExcellent interpersonal and consultation skills to enable the fostering of strong networks within the communityStrong administrative and compliance capabilitiesPositive attitude and a willingness to learn and adaptFocus to deliver high performanceYour marketing and sales abilities would be advantageous.  A current and valid driver’s licence is essential, as is a current Blue Card and Yellow Card, or the willingness to gain one. On OfferIn addition to a highly competitive salary package, Community Solutions offers numerous benefits such as salary sacrifice, salary continuance, purchase of additional annual leave and corporate health insurance.To demonstrate your interest in this role please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above. *Applications close COB Thursday 17 January 2019

Team Leader - ParentsNext

Community Solutions is part of Endeavour Foundation; one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country. Collectively, we strive to be a leading ‘for purpose’ provider of a diverse and synergistic range of health and human services.  We are driven by our vision to ‘Make possibilities a reality’ for our customers, communities and people.

Within our business is the Community Wellbeing Stream, who specialise in the delivery of holistic support to improve individuals health and wellbeing. Based in the Community Wellbeing stream will be a new service - ParentsNext.  ParentsNext is a pre-employment program that provides early intervention assistance to parents with young children. It assists parents to set education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve their goals and link them to services and activities in the local community.

 

The Role

We are now looking to hire a Team Leader to manage our high quality outcome focused ParentsNext pre-employment program. This full time contract role (till December 2019) will essentially be responsible for implementing and overseeing the establishment and the delivery of ParentsNext services across our regions.

Other key duties will include:

  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures for the purpose of effective delivery
  • Ensure ParentsNext is compliant with all contractual obligations
  • Develop an extensive community profile and maintain strategic relationships including linkages with government and non-government stakeholders, employers, businesses and community networks which supports increased opportunities for parent outcomes
  • Proactively coach and mentor team members and peers, providing and receiving constructive feedback

This permanent full time leadership opportunity is for an immediate start with comprehensive training and induction provided.

 

About You

You will ideally have proven success in developing strong collaborative relationships as a service manager and bring strong leadership qualities. Along with this, you will have an understanding of Employment Services and have previous experience in working with parents and families. The successful applicant will also ideally have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in human services, education and training, business or similar
  • Knowledge of current labour markets and programs
  • Experience working with families who have experienced domestic violence
  • Ability to build rapport and motivate clients
  • Excellent interpersonal and consultation skills to enable the fostering of strong networks within the community
  • Strong administrative and compliance capabilities
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and adapt
  • Focus to deliver high performance

Your marketing and sales abilities would be advantageous.  A current and valid driver’s licence is essential, as is a current Blue Card and Yellow Card, or the willingness to gain one.

 

On Offer

In addition to a highly competitive salary package, Community Solutions offers numerous benefits such as salary sacrifice, salary continuance, purchase of additional annual leave and corporate health insurance.

To demonstrate your interest in this role please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above.

 

*Applications close COB Thursday 17 January 2019