Coordinator - Residential Youth Care

Anglicare Southern Queensland

Coordinate and lead a team to support children and young people living in residential care by creating a safe, home-like environment.

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations including resource management & allocation
  • Provide support and guidance to your team, ensuring successful program results
  • Work collaboratively with external agencies to provide best care to young people
What We Offer

Anglicare Southern Queensland is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team.  We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector.  You will also enjoy:
  • Working in your local community and providing support for some of its most vulnerable people
  • Offering provision of a positive workplace culture - encouraging and motivating  a hard working team
  • The ability to increase your take home pay with salary packaging options
  • Career progression and development in the form of internal and external training
About You
The successful person will be highly compassionate and  experienced as a leader within the Children and Families sector. You will feel confident displaying the following skill set and being able to provide:
  • Demonstrated experience in child protection or youth work within Residential programs
  • Supervision and team leadership, including rostering and resource management; and provision of workplace health and safety management
  • Experience in planning and implementing strategies based on individual needs and behaviours
  • Working in a highly collaborative and consultative manner, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience in group facilitation; one on one mentoring and team development
  • Strong administrative capacity including reporting, budget management and general documentation
  • Provide 24/7 care to young people aged 12 to 17 years; including on-call rotation
You will be required to hold qualifications which include:
  • Degree in Behavioural or Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or similar
  • A current Licenced Care Services (LCS)
  • Valid Blue Card (Working with Children)
  • Current Queensland Driver Licence
This is a Full Time role based in Logan/Brisbane area, on a contract basis from September 2020 to June 2021.

* previous applicants need not apply 
Application process:
Please send us a copy of your current resume. Once applications are shortlisted, we will connect with you and and arrange interviews soon after.

For further information please contact
Isabel Monaghan

Applications close 
Thursday 2 July 2020

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.  We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.