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Southern Region Team Leader
  • Full Time (1.0 EFT) 

Are you passionate about engaging with and breaking down barriers for youth at risk, and ensuring access to opportunity? If this sounds like you, read on!

Who we are:

Whitelion provides young people with opportunities to achieve their goals, build long-term positive relationships and re-connect with the wider community.

We are a small and supportive team currently located at Suite 1, 40 Young Street, Frankston, VIC 3199 and we are moving to a bright and spacious new office in Frankston in Feb 2017!

We are a passionate team and love the work we do. We appreciate the different strengths each of our staff brings to the team. We encourage each other to think creatively and value innovative thinking.  

We can offer you a position that is rewarding, fun and dynamic! If you meet the capabilities detailed in this job description we can offer a great working environment with lots of perks; flexibility, your own vehicle and generous salary packaging.  

If you work with us we will open the door to opportunity, relationships and community where you can engage young people and staff in new and exciting ways. We are always looking to improve and build upon our programs so if you want to get a bit creative and think outside the box this is the position for you!   

Within this role you will have the opportunity to get out of the office and into the community. This means you will be happy to engage in regular travel within our designated region, engage with other programs and Whitelion staff in head office and actively engage our regular stakeholders. You may also be asked to travel to other regions if required.

To be successful in this role you will be required to:

  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision with an emphasis on developing staff capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and developing programs
  • Knowledge of and experience of the homelessness sector (particularly for Youth),  Justice and statutory care systems
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationship both internal and external, from government bodies, to business networks, to community groups and internal business units
  • Ability to strategically identify and operationally attract sustainable program funding
  • Well-developed capacity to develop rapport with people from a range of backgrounds
  • Excellent written skills, including report and submission writing
  • Undergo a criminal record chec
  • Have a valid Working with Children's Check

What you'll get in return:

  • Great Salary Packaging
  • an additional three (3) days gifted leave per year
  • This office provides a great team environment and plenty of support
  • Flexible Hours
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Work life balance

Sound good...?! Then what are you waiting for!!! Success awaits you in 2017!

How to apply for this job:

Applications close 5.00pm Wednesday the 1st March 2017 and should be sent to:

Becky Stubbing - Program Manager becky.stubbing@whitelion.asn.au, using the subject line: Southern Team Leader – Frankston application

To be considered for this position applicants will need to provide a resume and address the key selection criteria in the Position Description.

For the position description click here

Applications Close 5.00pm 1st March 2017