Residential Team Leader – Out of Home Care (Dandenong)

We require an experienced Residential Team Leader – Out of Home Care with demonstrated experience in leading a team of staff, working with clients with complex needs. You will be known for your ability to lead by example supporting and encouraging our young people to reach their goals!

To be successful, you need to be driven to deliver the industry standard of care and support to young people across different residential settings.  Additionally, you will be:

  • Available and flexible to work in a variety of environments with one or multiple young people;
  • Experienced in working with young people with significant behavioural difficulties and strategies to manage complex situations;
  • Able to work with young people in accordance with their care plans ensuring a person-centred approach at all times;
  • Able to demonstrate excellent written skills along with an ability to maintain all the relevant documentation in a consistent and efficient manner; and work holistically with key stakeholders in the best interest of the young person (s).

Qualifications and experience required includes:

  • Proven experience working with young people in a residential trauma informed environment;
  • An understanding of “active support framework preferred but not mandatory.
  • Hold a Cert IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention (Residential & OOHC), or relevant qualification.
  • Completion or evidence of enrolment in government mandated four trauma top up units
  • Experience and open-minded approach supporting young people with complex needs, including behavioural issues;
  • Reliability and flexibility – capacity to adapt to changing environment;
  • Friendliness, empathy and proactive with a genuine intention to as part of a specialist team focused on making a difference in the young person’s life.
  • National Police Check, Medication, First Aid with CPR, Fire Safety and a Working With Children Check or a willingness to obtain.
About Us:

If you have the experience required and wish to be part of a key support team, please apply now. For further information, please contact Caroline Lane, Human Resources Manager on 03 9896 2468. 

ONCALL is an award winning, quality certified DHHS and NDIS registered service provider in the Disability, and Child Youth and Family sectors: We are people focused, driven by strong values and employ only the best to deliver excellence in client focused support.  

The ONCALL Out of Home Care Team facilitate placements located throughout Melbourne managing children and youth with the partnership of Child Protection and DHHS. We ensure the safety and well-being of vulnerable children and we rely on our dedicated and expert workforce to provide end-to-end support from emergency short-term accommodation through to family re-unification, ensuring the child’s best interests are at the heart of every step.

ONCALL is committed to safety and well-being of all children, young people and people with disability. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making.
Only applicants with Australian Working Rights should apply. Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.