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Team Leader


The Community Grants Hub (the Hub) administers community-based grants on behalf of Australian Government departments, agencies and organisations. The Hub is responsible for: administrating grant programs on behalf of the accountable policy branch / client agency, consistent with Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines 2017 representing the department at the State / Local level including gathering intelligence to provide back to policy owners. The Health Grants Branch is part of the Community Grants Hub Group and form the service delivery arm of our business.

The role of state and territory offices is to: professionally manage grants, administered procurement and regulation, including risk monitoring and service provider relationship management gather and analyse local and place-based intelligence to improve program design and service delivery ensure grant, contracts and services are implemented on time, to budget and in accordance with policy frameworks to help achieve expected outcomes for service recipients undertake compliance activities including where necessary investigating and reviewing complaints and service provider performance represent the Department of Social Services (DSS) in local jurisdictions. The state and territory office works collaboratively with the other state and territory offices as well as policy, program, regulatory and corporate areas across a range of government agencies to achieve the Government's priorities. The key duties of the position include Several Team Leader positions are available in Sydney, in the Health Grants team and in Disability Support for Older Australians (DSOA) team.

The Health Grants team works across diverse program areas, including Aged Care, Indigenous Australians Health Program, and Alcohol and Other Drugs. The team is responsible for ensuring that funded providers deliver services in accordance with the grant agreement to elderly, Indigenous and vulnerable Australians. Teams are split by program and/or region, with Team Leaders generally leading a team working in one of these programs.

The DSOA Central Performance Team supports the establishment and management of agreements for providers nationally to receive funding under the Department of Health's Commonwealth DSOA Programme. This program targets older people with a disability, aged over 65 years, who were in receipt of state funded specialist disability services at the time of transition to the NDIS in their jurisdiction and are not eligible for the NDIS because of their age. The team leader roles, reporting to an EL1 manager, will be responsible for the supervision of small teams (2-5 direct reports) in the NSW&ACT office.

Key Duties: supervise a team, implementing work plans for the work area including setting tasks and priorities, and managing work flow coordinate provider risk assessment and risk management activities for a project or program support the management of complex and/or higher risk service agreements, and ensure complianc.


Date13 September 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $86,840

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