Team Leader Role Available KIDS FIRST


SACPP Program

  • Opportunity to play vital role in a vibrant, agile agency
  • Leadership Role
  • Full time Ongoing
  • Generous salary packaging

About the role

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative therapeutic program within the community services sector?

The Sexual Abuse Counselling and Prevention Program (SACPP) is a highly regarded program that provides specialist therapeutic services to children and young people up to age 18 who have been sexually abused, children aged from 10 – 18 years of age exhibiting problematic sexualised behaviours.

You will:

  • Lead a team of clinicians who deliver innovative and evidence-informed interventions to support vulnerable families who have engaged in or been harmed by sexually abusive behaviours.
  • Be required to undertake expert clinical work with children, young people, and their families.
  • Provide clinical and operational oversight to the team through clinical supervision and performance and ensure the program meet relevant service targets and standards.
  • Be an active participant in both individual and group supervision and reflective practice
  • To contribute to the development and delivery of community development and promotion on a range of issues that arise out of the work to support, inform and educate those working with the effects of sexual abuse, and sexually abusive behaviours.

About you:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, child and family social welfare or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes.
  • Have related counselling experience as well as proven experience leading a counselling program and experience in group work
  • Proven experience in the trauma and sexual abuse field within similar organisations, possess a strong knowledge of the sexual abuse service system, including all relevant legislation and standards and be tertiary qualified in social work, psychology or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the use of current theoretical approaches and best practices for working with children, young people
  • Demonstrated capability to network and build productive relationships with stakeholders both inside and outside organisational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead and support change, and innovation and contribute to quality improvements at an organisational/operational level.
  • and families where sexual abuse has occurred.

About us

Kids First Australia (formally Children’s Protection Society) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1896. Our vision is that all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong and safe families and communities. Kids First has a proud reputation for innovation, high quality services, and an unequivocal focus on quality outcomes for children.

What we offer
You will be rewarded with a collaborative and focused culture, career and professional development, work flexibility and an attractive salary, including the opportunity to salary package to increase take-home pay.

How to apply

Only applications submitted via our website will be considered. Please include a Cover letter outlining the position title, and a copy of the Curriculum Vitae, which must list two professional referees and responses addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

Enquiries are welcome to Shureeka Alves, Manager of Therapeutic, Services on 9450 0900.


To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6401384.

Applications close 20 August 2023