Residential Care Night Unit Supervisor

Job No: Berry3176
Location: Morwell, Gippsland

  • Are you looking for a great opportunity where you can bring your Supervisory skills and experience from similar roles to Berry Street?  This may the job for you!
  • We are looking for an awesome, experienced and driven Night Residential Care Unit Supervisor
  • Morwell - Gippsland Location
  • Friendly, supportive team environment
  • Part-Time 45.6 hours per fortnight – Permanent

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

About the role:

The Night Residential Unit Supervisor will provide supervision, support, coaching and mentoring to a team of Night Residential Care workers across the region to ensure a high quality, therapeutically focused care.

In addition, the Night Residential Unit Supervisor will attend to and respond to queries, incidents and concerns from staff in a prompt manner. This role plays a vital part in ensuring overnight safety plans for young people in out of home care are met and will be based on-site from the Unit. Further to the Residential Care program, this position is also a key contact to respond to regional incidents in the broader Out of Home Care space.

Essential requirements for the role:

  • A current and valid Victorian Driver’s Licence (minimum green Ps);
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia;
  • Be willing to undertake a National Police Check with Berry Street, and an International Police Check if applicable;
  • A valid Working With Children Employee Card;

Qualifications in the following:

  • Residential Care (Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention);
  • Relevant qualification in Youth Work and or Community Services or Alcohol & Other Drugs fields

Berry Street conducts a thorough screening process to ensure we select the most suitable people to care for the children and young people.

The successful applicant will ideally hold a Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family intervention or a relevant qualification as well as previous industry experience. We are seeking someone who has the ability to identify opportunities for improved practice and can meet the flexible demands of the role. Previous experience leading a team would be advantageous.

Why choose Us:

  • We offer Salary packaging up to $15,900 to staff, allowing you to earn more each week!
  • We provide our staff with comprehensive training and professional development.
  • We support White Ribbon, Australia’s campaign to stop violence against women.
  • We conduct ourselves with the values of Courage, Integrity, Respect, Accountability and Working Together.

How to apply:

Applicants are encouraged to address the full 'Key Selection Criteria' to be considered for the role.  Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying.

  • Include a Cover Letter, Resume and Key Selection Criteria before submitting your application.
  • Applications close on Sunday, 30 June 2019, 23:00 hours.
  • To download the Position Description, please  click here
  • To download the Key Selection Criteria, please  click here

Queries to Justin Hughes on:  03 5134 6673

Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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