Clinical Services Team Leader

(Maternity Leave Contract)

Applications close Monday 27th September 2021

Clinical Services Team Leader - Maternity Leave Contract

  • Location: Illawarra/Shoalhaven

  • Full time

Working at William Campbell Foundation is more than a job. Everyday you have the opportunity to make a positive difference for children and young people. 

Program and Position Overview


William Campbell Foundation (WCF) is a not for profit Christian organisation that provides a range of services, including permanency support programs for children and young people. Additionally, WCF delivers therapeutic services to children, young people, individuals and families.


WCF is committed to child safe practices and permanency outcomes for children and young people in care to provide a positive, safe and healing experience that addresses trauma, attachment, self-regulation, culture and community needs.

The Clinical Services Team Leader position is responsible for supervising and supporting a team of Clinicians in providing strengths based, therapeutic supports and clinical interventions, using the ARC Model, to children and young people in ways consistent with the vision and values of William Campbell Foundation.

Key Position Responsibilities 

  • Work collaboratively with William Campbell Foundation caseworkers, Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ), as well as other stakeholders in identifying, supporting and achieving outcomes for children and young people.

  • Have a working knowledge or understanding of the ARC Therapeutic Framework, including how this model guides work with Children, Young People and families.

  • Possess leadership experience, including analytical, strategic and reflective thinking and the ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team in addition to leading, supervising and supporting a clinical team in the provision of therapeutic and trauma informed services to children, young people and families.

  • Support the delivery of collaborative therapeutic supports and interventions, with respect to the culture and context of each individual child or young person’s circumstances, inclusive of family and community.

  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of child development, including knowledge of the context and impact of issues arising from children and young people being placed in out of home care.

  • Understand and implement evidence based, best practice therapeutic interventions through overseeing assessments, including identifying appropriate service models for clients with challenging or offending behaviours and complex needs.

  • Ensure all restricted practices have appropriate approvals and are guided by the WCF Restricted Practices Panel.

  • Identify gaps in service delivery and develop systems to meet the needs of WCF’s client base. Implement and drive service delivery in a therapeutic and child focused manner, with a focus on achieving outcomes identified in case plans.

  • Create and deliver identified high-level psycho-education to WCF staff and carers including therapeutic and trauma informed training.

  • Possess highly adaptable communication skills and the ability to address difficult issues in an appropriate and respectful manner, whilst providing expert assistance and advice to team members.

  • Possess the skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other WCF Staff and internal programs, referral agencies and external service providers.

  • Ensure all required paperwork is consistent, comprehensive and meets the required standards set by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.

  • Model ethical and appropriate practices that are responsive to the changing needs of children, young people, families and individuals.


William Campbell Foundation is proud to be a dynamic and supportive agency, offering:

  • Generous remuneration with salary sacrifice options, reducing taxable income

  • Collaborative and committed Management and Staff

  • Free confidential counselling services through an Employee Assistance Program

  • Resources and Supports to help you achieve great outcomes for the people we work with.

  • An opportunity to be the difference for children, young people, families and individuals

  • Regular and ongoing training and upskilling to assist you in personal development

How to Apply

If this sounds like the position for you, we require;

  • A Cover Letter

  • Up to date Resume, including details of current position (if applicable)

  • A complete and detailed response to the Selection Criteria below, informing WCF on how you are able to demonstrate your ability to meet the required criteria

Applications close Monday, 27th September

At William Campbell Foundation, we take pride in our respectful and diverse workplace culture, which supports and creates opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the benefit of children, young people, individuals and families and our workforce. We value the unique skills, experience and knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people contribute to the workplace, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles within our organisation.


We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the criteria will receive equal consideration for employment, without regard to race, age, gender, marital status, sexuality, religion, disability, age, or political opinions.

Employment Package

Clinical Service
Team Leader
Maternity Leave Contract

Apply Now!

Applications are to be submitted through the link below. 

Please ensure you reference the role you are applying for in the application form. 

Need more information?

If you would like any further information, please contact or phone Phoebe Tough

on 1300 000 WCF
or 0436 697 928.

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