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Team Leader - Family Relationship Services

Upper Murray family Care

Albury, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 27/09/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Executive & Management

Job description:
Reference: 3774344

Are you an experienced Community Services Team Leader or Senior Practitioner ready to take the next step in your career?

Are you passionate about developing and supporting teams to deliver high quality dispute resolution services to separated parents and their children?

Are you results driven, highly organised, a good communicator and team player?

UMFC has a full time (maternity leave) vacancy for the above position within the FRS based in Albury.

Our FRS teams work with parents and children who are experiencing family separation. The Team Leader role is responsible for the effective and efficient day to day operations of their designated program areas through clinical, administrative, and supervisory functions. This role will also undertake some direct client work and contribute to planning and service development.

For this role it is essential that you have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, Community Welfare Practice or equivalent. Management qualifications would also be an advantage.

If you are passionate about UMFC's mission 'Strengthening families to build vibrant communities' and strongly identify with our values of 'Participation, Respect, Excellence, Justice and Honesty', you may like to consider joining the leadership group of our Family Relationship Services.

Your application must include:

  • A covering letter with your full name, address and contact details along with the title of the position being applied for;
  • A document addressing the specific key selection criteria as detailed in the position description;
  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history;
  • The names and contact details of at least three recent professional referees.

Enquiries: Please contact the Service Manager, Connie Constas on 0260 57 5399 or

Additionally, please note:

If successful you will be required to undergo and pass a National Police Check (completed and paid for by UMFC), which must be cleared prior to commencement in the role.

If a Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required it will be stated in the relevant Position Description.

  • If the role is in Victoria: you will need to hold a current Employee Victorian WWCC and supply your card as evidence for status checking by UMFC. You will also need to update your employer details on the relevant card.
  • If the role is in NSW : you will need to hold a current Employee NSW WWCC. You will need to supply the WWCC number and your date of birth so that your check can be verified by UMFC.

For further info/or to apply for a WWCC please visit:

New South Wales:


Applications Close: 20 Oct 2017