Foster Care: Practice & Quality Lead

Job Description

$89,046p/a + superannuation + salary sacrifice

Full time

Fixed Term Position

About the role:

We are currently seeking a Practice & Quality Lead to join our Foster Care team in Rockhampton. Our Practice and Quality Lead will support the Foster, Kinship & Intensive Care program Coordinator in the management of the Foster Care Program, including the program’s staff and services in Rockhampton and surrounds.

They will:

  • Build and maintain close liaison with stakeholders including funding providers.
  • Lead the promotion of a culture of continuous quality improvement within the portfolio.
  • Guide and support program staff to gain and maintain a sound understanding of children and young people’s needs.

Who we are:

For more than 30 years, our truly local team of professionals have worked with people from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs to support them in living their best life. Anglicare Central Queensland is a not-for-profit, purpose-driven organisation – and we give effect to that purpose through our staff. We endeavour to make the most ordinary things extraordinary – simply by doing them with the right people.

Anglicare Central Queensland offers a diverse scope of interdependent and inter-related career paths which enables staff mobility and growth. Careers with Anglicare Central Queensland are from a wide range of disciplines including leadership, community services, child protection, housing, and support services. We serve communities in and around Rockhampton, Gladstone, Biloela, Moura, Blackwater, Emerald, Barcaldine, and Longreach.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social or behavioural sciences, Social Work or Psychology (or related discipline) and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and a minimum of 3 - 5 years relevant experience. Previous supervisory or coordinating experience of support staff in a similar role would be desirable.
  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Ability to obtain a Blue Card (Working with Children Check Positive Notice or Exemption)
  • Ability to obtain a Yellow Card (Disability Services Positive Notice or Exemption Notice

What you will bring to the role:

  • A passion and genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of Central Queenslanders
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • The ability to identify and embed solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working within a high-performance framework where you are accountable for KPIs on program delivery and outcomes, within a face-paced solutions focussed environment
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • A strong communicator, able to quickly build rapport and influence across a diverse range of people

What we offer:

  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Career development and lifestyle benefits
  • A culture that celebrates achievement through recognition and reward
  • A purpose-driven environment with some fun along the way
  • Supportive management and team 

For more information please contact:

Kirby Chandler

(07) 4837 5393