Team Leader

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. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Job Details

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/WD/379622
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2022-09-07 VPS-5 - PD 379622 Team Leader Housing.docx (Word, 129KB)

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Contact: Belinda Dorian, Manager Tenancy and Property Team or 0428 838 768

Position Details


The Team Leader has responsibility to directly manage assets, operational planning, coordination and delivery of quality housing services. The Team Leader also plays a significant role in engaging key internal and external stakeholders to deliver an integrated service response to vulnerable Victorians. 


  1. Lead a team in providing or contributing to authoritative and expert advice and recommendations consistent with organisational goals and values.
  2. Manage the allocation of resources within and the outputs required of the work area to achieve service delivery goals and expectations.
  3. Effectively supervise and provide leadership to a team of employees by:
  • leading and supporting individuals to achieve their potential and contribution to organisational goals and outcomes
  • modelling behaviours integral to good people management and departmental values
  • where relevant, managing and monitoring specific improvement objectives in annual improvement plans relating to the area of responsibility
  • pro-actively building and maintaining positive relationships with peers and stakeholders across the organisation.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


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) <> 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 (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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