Team Leader - Integrated Family Services

Braybrook, Australia

Reference: 5570426

So why cohealth?

At cohealth, we're passionate about human rights and health equity. We strive to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we're serving, as we know that makes us a stronger and better-performing organisation.

We value people of all experiences and identities, including all cultural backgrounds, faiths, gender identities, sexualities and abilities. Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging.

We're committed to enabling staff's full participation through promoting workplace flexibility and the provision of reasonable adjustments for staff that require modifications.

About the role

This position sits within Justice Cluster and would work with the Integrated Family Service team(IFS) In the Disability support role

The role of IFS-disability Team Leader is to provide day to day operational and clinical leadership for the IFS-disability team. They are responsible for developing and fostering a cohesive, supportive and positive working experience for all staff members and for promoting safe and effective work with families who use our service.

The role will also be responsible for ensuring the program meets organisational and contractual obligations as well as driving continual quality improvements and evaluative processes. The Team Leader-Disability will report to the Program Facilitator IFS and FV Services and will lead two program supervising two workers.

Your daily duties will vary but will include:

  • Leads team to deliver collective and individual objectives through:
    • Recruiting and Inducting new team members and building their self-organising capability and fostering alignment with team members;
    • Facilitating team cohesion and retention;
    • Contributing to Practice Reflection sessions;
    • Delivering individual feedback through ‘supervision' and Performance Development Reviews;
    • Effective day to day team leadership activities such as rostering, team leave, timesheets etc;
    • Identifying training needs and enabling skills acquisition for individual team members;
    • Relentless focus on team culture, welfare and retention, underpinned by trusting relationships and cohealths learning culture;
  • Champion's and leads local innovation and process improvement initiatives, linking with cohealth's Performance Optimisation team and supporting Service Redesign;
  • Seeks out improved data to improvement measurement and contributes to efforts across cohealth to obtain and use meaningful data for evaluation;
  • Actively supports service integration through participation at Service Integration Groups and championing a cross service collaboration approach;
  • Develops team(s) capacity and capability to work to the top of their scope of practice and in self-organising ways, including peer coaching, peer conflict resolution, group problem solving, team performance monitoring and objective setting;
  • Work with vulnerable families to assist with their NDIS access, identifying disability support needs, undertaking disability-related goal setting and helping families prepare for their plan reviews.

About you:

  • Demonstrated leadership in a community or public health organisation working with marginalised populations;
  • Demonstrated experience developing positive team culture;
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and coaching staff to deliver quality care outcomes, lifting performance when necessary;
  • Commitment to client care that changes outcomes, including community participation and continuous quality improvement;
  • Demonstrated experience delivering plans on risk, financial management and compliance;
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with capacity to work effectively with managers, staff and consumers whilst also expertly managing strategic partnerships;

Application process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the questions provided on Talent Propeller.


Applications Close: 24 Jul 2021