Creating Futures Justice Program
Team Leader
Fixed Term Part Time, 4 days per week

  • Work with a dynamic and well respected NGO with over 40 years of experience working within community
  • Lead a team of caseworkers providing culturally safe support for young people involved with the criminal justice system to create opportunities for better pathways
  • Play a role in reducing the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system by facilitating access to holistic, flexible, culturally safe support that empowers people to change their lives
  • Attractive wage packaging/salary sacrifice available

Creating Futures Justice Program

Currently, our Creating Futures Justice Program consists of:

  1. Post-release support for 18-30-year-olds residing in the City of Sydney LGA who are transitioning from custody to the community and advocacy and diversionary support for those at court facing potential custodial sentences. Priority is given to Aboriginal people.
  2. Cultural support and connection for Aboriginal young people who are under supervision orders with the Sydney Juvenile Justice office.

 

The Role

Lead manage, support and coordinate of all aspects of the Creating Futures Justice Program in accordance with the values, vision, purpose and policies of Weave Youth and Community Services and funding guidelines.

You will feel supported through regular supervision, access to peer review, opportunities for training and development and a friendly and experienced team around you. You will have knowledge of the criminal justice system and at least 2 years experience of managing a team and program. This role is for someone who has a desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where they can make a real difference.

Classification for this position is SCHCADS Award Level 6 Paypoint 1-3 depending on qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range: $45.23- $47.21 per hour depending on qualifications and experience plus superannuation and leave loading and significant salary packaging benefits.

For further information regarding Weave, the role and Selection Criteria to be completed please refer to the job description.

 

Applications

Applications including a current resume and a document specifically respondin to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria should be emailed to recruitment@weave.org.au. Please note only completed applications will be assessed.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please phone Mardi Diles on 02 9318 0539 if you need further information.

Applications close midnight Wednesday 23 April 2019.