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Team Leader – Home Based Care

We are seeking an experienced Home Based Care Team Leader to join our team – Join a team that not only cares for the community but also for our own people! 


Employee Benefits 
  • 11 Wellbeing Days (to support worker well-being)- in addition to Annual Leave
  • Awesome Not-for-Profit Salary Sacrificing options of up to $15,899 per FBT year.
  • Portable Long Service Leave (from eligible organisations).
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.
  • Above Award Salary – Minimum $102,723.08

About the Role

As one of our Team Leaders, you will be responsible for the overall management, coordination and delivery of Home Based Care services. The Home Based Care team encompasses both the Foster Care and Kinship Care programs, which are comprised of practitioners who support the care of children and their foster/kinship carers.  You will lead, mentor and supervise the team and provide support, advice and guidance on a range of responsibilities including case management of the placements and supervision of the staff.

In the role of Team Leader, you are required to participate in our Out of Home Care after-hours On Call service on a rotating basis. You will also be required to undertake case management, including intake, assessment, case/care planning, case coordination, supported referrals, case reviews and case closure and monitor, establish, facilitate and maintain care teams for children and young people in Out of Home Care. 

This role requires a strong understanding of relevant risk and needs assessments and the application of a number of service frameworks mainly the Best Interest Case Practice Model and Looking After Children Frameworks. You will also be required to have knowledge of trauma-informed care, as well as monitor, establish, facilitate and maintain care teams for children and young people in Out of Home Care. 

Full-Time, Fixed Term contract (12 months) with the possibility to extend. 

Do your skills include:

  • Ability to develop and mentor a team of practitioners, as well as support the implementation of new theories and frameworks to ensure contemporary and therapeutic service delivery. 
  • Ability to support children, young people, their families and caregivers by utilising a variety of interventions and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with relevant legislation, standards, policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to lead and promote the development of a learning culture, as well as develop, support and maintain a positive team approach across the program area. 

Are your credentials:

  • A minimum qualification of a sector recognised and accredited Bachelor of Social Work or Diploma in Community Welfare Work or equivalent. (Qualifications must be approved by recognised professional bodies: ie. AASW, Community Services Council, APS etc.) 
  • A current Drivers Licence. 

About Brophy

Brophy Family & Youth Services has supported children, young people, families, and the southwest Victorian community for almost 50 years. We live here; this is our community; we believe in people and in their ability to create the life they want.

At Brophy, you will join a team of just over 200 employees delivering over 40 programs and services across areas including youth engagement, mental health, family violence, foster care, housing support, employment support, and disability services.

At Brophy our Vision is not just focused externally on our community – we feel just as passionate about our employees being meaningfully connected through their roles with us to create the life they want, and that as a workforce we achieve this together through innovation and healthy relationships, and by positively contributing to building an advantaged community.

Diversity and Inclusion at Brophy:

Brophy is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment that ensures safety and a sense of belonging for everyone. We embrace individuals of diverse races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, religions, abilities, and nationalities, recognising the richness that varied experiences bring to our efforts in supporting individuals and building stronger communities.
Our commitment extends to actively listening, learning, and evolving to become an accessible, inclusive, and secure organisation for all, encompassing First Nations peoples, members of the LGBTIQA+ community, individuals with disabilities, and those with culturally diverse backgrounds.


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Applications close Friday 24th May 2024 – APPLY VIA THE LINK BELOW.


Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Full Time
Job Location: Warrnambool

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