Team Leader, Agency Performance and System Support (VPSG5)

Job posted: 12/10/2021
Applications close: 26/10/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/00379475

Reference: VG/DFFH/WWD/00379475

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


This position has responsibility for the supervision of a defined team of staff in the Agency Performance and System Support team, Central Highlands Area, West Division. The position will have a program and area-based leadership role in the monitoring of services and implementation of departmental priorities. You will be involved in a range of key projects and initiatives related to the provision of health and human services, including the development of the service system, and will be responsible for monitoring the performance of external service providers. In collaboration with other staff you will have responsibility for implementation of key departmental policy and reform agendas including the Funded Organisations Performance Monitoring Framework (FOPMF).

Are you:

  • A person with knowledge and experience in health or human services management?
  • Able to negotiate, communicate and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders in the community sector?
  • A strategic thinker who is capable of managing change and developing innovative solutions?

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait person, please apply. We'll give you priority consideration, as per the Special Measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.” Anyone can apply for a prioritised position, but Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates will be assessed and shortlisted for interview as first priority.

The department is required to comply with directions issued by the Victorian Chief Health Officer (CHO) as part of the current COVID 19 health response. As you would be aware, the CHO recently issued directions that employers are required to collect, record and hold vaccination status for certain employees in order to demonstrate compliance with worksite entry requirements. The CHO direction also identifies that attendance at certain workplaces will require both doses of the COVID 19 vaccination in order to gain entry for employees by 26 November 2021. As part of employment with the department, you may be asked to provide proof of your vaccination status to the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing to ensure compliance and a number of our worksites will require the double vaccination entry requirements to be met. Further information will be provided as part of the recruitment process.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Team Leader, Agency Performance and System Support (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time

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Greg McIntosh | 0419 140 420

Team Leader, Agency Performance and System Support (VPSG5)