StandBy Response Team Leader North

Suicide Postvention Team Leader (North/ NorthWest Tasmania)

StandBy Response Service

  • Proactive, community-facing role
  • Fixed-term, 1 year contract
  • Permanent Part Time role .6 FTE

Lifeline Tasmania has been helping the Tasmanian community for more than 40 years, through the provision of programs and support services aimed at building strong, resilient communities.  Our vision is a Tasmania free of suicide, where everyone meets challenges with strength and optimism.

The StandBy Response Service is delivered by Lifeline Tasmania under contract to United Synergies.  The only Lifeline centre in Australia with state-wide responsibility for the delivery of suicide postvention services in the community, we are seeking to appoint a StandBy Service Team Leader to work with the programs Statewide Coordinator in providing the efficient and effective promotion and delivery of this vital service.

Leading a team of on-call Crisis Responders in the North and NorthWest regions of the State, you will be responsible for ensuring a timely response to suicide in the community by helping those affected to access support services and focus on recovery.  You will also assist the Coordinator in providing community education and development in various communities. 

Although this is not a clinical role, knowledge or experience working with people bereaved through suicide would be an advantage.  High levels of emotional intelligence, experience managing small teams and highly developed organisational and interpersonal communication skills, as well as good self-care practice will be essential.

A current Tasmanian drivers licence, the capacity to travel inter and intrastate and the ability to satisfy the requirements of a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Registration (TAS), are also essential.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 31st  July 2020.

This position attracts remuneration and conditions in line with Lifeline Tasmanias Employee Enterprise Agreement, including 12% superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and access to salary packaging.

Applicants must be capable of satisfying the requirements of a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Registration (TAS).

21/07/2020 $0 Launceston & North East 1 Call Centre & Customer Service
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