5 Jul 2019

Temporary Service Leader – Mooloolaba

Queensland Government – Sunshine Coast

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Job Description

Service Leader
Child Safety, Youth and Women (Organisation site)
Youth Justice Services; Region – Moreton; Service Delivery; Mooloolaba
The role of the Service Leader is to supervise and provide support to youth justice staff as well as providing leadership in quality practice to ensure the delivery of high quality restorative justice services in accordance with relevant legislative provisions, strategic priorities, statutory delegations, departmental policies, procedures, contemporary best practice and within a restorative justice framework.

Job details
Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Psychology, Counselling & Social Work
Classification AO6
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/315922/19
Closing date 18-Jul-2019
Yearly salary $93895 – $100287
Fortnightly salary $3599.00 – $3844.00
Job duration Until August 2020 with possible extension
Contact person Melody Arnold Nagas
Contact details Ph (07) 5376 9800
Key responsibilities:

• Provide supervision to a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the delivery of high quality restorative justice services in accordance with relevant legislative provisions, strategic priorities, statutory delegations, departmental policies, procedures, contemporary best practice and within a restorative justice framework.

• Allocate, prioritise and quality assure restorative justice activities in accordance with departmental procedures and statutory delegations.

• Provide timely advice and assistance on complex matters to ensure the delivery of quality restorative justice practices.

• Develop collaborative, professional relationships with relevant government and non-government agencies to ensure informed, integrated and holistic youth justice service delivery.

• Actively participate in and, where appropriate, lead local area forums with government and non-government stakeholders, providing education and information on restorative justice conferencing services.

• Assist in identifying trends and issues in client service delivery and evaluating client outcomes, including performance reporting, to ensure coordinated local service delivery.

• Ensure appropriate workforce development including undertaking relevant recruitment, selection, and providing ongoing professional development and culturally appropriate supervision and leadership to staff.

• Contribute to a departmental culture that ensures sensitive and effective communication with people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds as well as an appreciation of cultural protocols and an awareness of the impacts of historical policies and practices.

Mandatory qualifications/ requirements:

• Applicants are required to nominate an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person who is recognised and accepted within the community as a referee to support their ability to meet the key responsibilities.

• Successful applicants are required to gain approval as a Convenor. Under the Youth Justice Act 1992, a restorative justice conference Convenor must be approved (accredited) by the Chief Executive.

• It is a requirement for successful applicants to attend and successfully complete the department’s Convenor induction course (includes face-to-face training attendance). Appointment as a Convenor is further subject to the ability to demonstrate competency in observed practice situations within a prescribed timeframe.

Convenors are required to maintain convenor approval by successfully undertaking:

• A minimum of 3 conferences annually

• Ongoing re-assessment of practice skills and knowledge as required by departmental policies.

• Possession of a current “C” class driver’s licence.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

 

 

 

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