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Team Leader - Limestone Coast region

Team Leader - Limestone Coast region

SACS Level 6 and 0.6fte –  with capacity for expansion.

This is a Maximum Term contract until 31 December 2021.  

Skylight programs deliver a range of recovery-oriented community mental health services. Skylight develops programs with input from carers and participants, to ensure responsive, effective services that build on strengths, increase resilience and improve mental health. Services include individual support, carer programs, therapeutic groups, social and recreational activities, together with information, education, advice and referral.

Skylight is seeking a Team Leader who will hold an integral leadership position, working closely with other Service Delivery team members to enhance the provision of quality services and contribute to organisational improvements.  The Team Leader will oversee day-to-day operation and program delivery across Limestone Coast.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A tertiary qualification, diploma or certificate relevant to the health or mental health sectors, and/or extensive work experience in community services.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a team to meet program and service outcomes
  • Strong ability to develop beneficial agency partnerships, networks and effective working relationships
  • DCSI working with Children Check and DCSI Disability Clearance

We would like to hear from applicants able to meet the skills, knowledge and experience required. Please distribute through your teams and networks. 

For more information, please call Amy Brooks on 8378 4100 or email amy@skylight.org.au

To Apply

A Job Description is available here

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with your cover letter and resume:

  1. A Team Leader needs to create an environment of learning and support for staff, while ensuring positive outcomes for participants. What are the various factors to consider for this role, and how would you begin to build this culture in a new role in a new organisation?

  2. What do you see as the most important aspects of practice in supporting participants who access Skylight services? Please share an example of how you have supported a staff member who needed to adjust their practice to ensure positive outcomes for a participant.

  3. This role requires calm, steady and persistent leadership in a changing and complex administrative environment. Please share an example of a role where you have demonstrated similar capacity and skills.

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Applications to be sent to recruitment@skylight.org.au  by 9am Tuesday 12th November 2019




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