Team Leader, Targeted Care Support Packages

Job posted: 02/07/2024
Applications close: 16/07/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $111,997 - $128,897

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/540655

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/540655

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $111,997 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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 and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


The Team Leader, Care Services Support Packages leads the implementation, coordination and monitoring of activities associated with individualised support packages through programs such as Targeted Care Packages and Home Stretch across East Division.  It is a critical role within Care Services Operations Support to deliver improved outcomes for children and young people in care services and supporting their transition from care to independent living.

The role is responsible for managing the team and its operations, demonstrating strong planning, coordination, and stakeholder relationship skills to manage and design, implement, and monitor tailored supports to meet the needs of individual children, their families and carers, providing flexible and innovative solutions for children and young people.


  1. Undertake and lead activity in relation to the rollout and design of individualised funding packages used to support children and young people in care services.
  2. Administer the use of all funds associated with individualised and targeted packages.
  3. Ensure review and quality mechanisms are in place and that all packages are monitored in accordance with departmental requirements.

Please open the position description to read more.

The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
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. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

Team Leader, Targeted Care Support Packages

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Ashley Malpass | 0400 977 691

Team Leader, Targeted Care Support Packages