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Area Leader Youth Support and Development

Wyndham City Council

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Youth Services

Job description:

Area Leader Youth Support and Development

Permanent Full Time

$93,490 per annum plus superannuation

 

 

Wyndham City is offering an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader and motivated person to join the Youth Services Unit in the Area Leader Youth Support and Development role.

 

Reporting to the Coordinator Youth Services, you will lead the diverse Youth Services Team to ensure the successful operational management of services and programs for Wyndham's youth across the municipality.

 

Your ability to provide leadership and support to the Youth Services Team for the ongoing planning and provision of quality services, including grant submissions and reporting on legislative requirements ensuring key performance indicators relating to the Unit are achieved will enable you to succeed in this role. 

 

You will be tertiary qualified in the discipline of Youth Work, Social Science, Community Development or Human Services, or Diploma qualified with substantial experience within the youth services sector. 

 

Additionally you will have diverse and extensive experience working with young people, their families at a senior level in a local government or a community based setting. Candidates will have demonstrated leadership experience to foster and maintain partnerships coupled with expertise in financial management, business planning and high level interpersonal skills.  Your broad knowledge of services for youth, families and the general community, including identifying local needs and policy and service implementation coupled with an understanding of relevant Acts, Legislation and funding guidelines within the Youth Services sector are key pre requisites for this role.

 

Applicants will have a current drivers licence, Working with Children's Check and will be required to undertake a Police Check.

 

To be considered for this role, applicants must clearly address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the online questionnaire. 

 

If you enjoy a stimulating environment, and wish to contribute to our growing community, then we would like to hear from you!

 

For further enquiries please contact:  Vanessa Riolo, Acting Coordinator Youth Services on (03) 8734 1355

Applications close:  Sunday 22 October 2017

Only people with the relevant right to work in Australia and agree to undertake necessary pre-employment checks as required may apply.



How to apply
As part of the online application process you are required to:

  • Attach your resume and cover letter (as 1 document) 
  • Respond to the key selection criteria

What we have to offer
Here are just some of the great benefits working at Wyndham City:

  • Excellent leave entitlements
  • Study assistance
  • Diverse range of professional development opportunities
  • A number of great health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).