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Team Leader - Shared Living - Glenwood

Employer: Unisson Disability
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Care & Support Work, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 19 July, 2019.
Applications close: 10 August, 2019. (Expired)

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative people who have a passion for supporting people. As a Team Leader, you will maintain a front line management role and will be responsible for leading and supporting your team, maintaining effective communication with staff, clients, families and stakeholders.

We are a growing organisation in one of Australia's fastest growing industries. As a result we are always looking for opportunities to provide staff with training towards higher levels of management.


The role is for one of our shared living teams, based in Glenwood. You will be managing two homes and the people who support our clients who live there. From time to time you will be asked to work out of our Blacktown office, and on occasion our Head Office in Pymble.

Who we are

Unisson Disability is a dynamic, values driven organisation that has been supporting people with a disability since 1924. We are passionate and committed to creating possibilities for the people we support to live, grow & develop their own best life, while having fun, enjoying our job within a great company environment. At Unisson Disability we understand that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to offer a friendly place to work and a genuine, supportive team environment to grow, with a wide range of training and experienced leaders to guide you. We want to provide a 'life changing' experience not only for our clients but for all the people that work with us.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Experience in a leadership role, managing time, planning and organising work schedules and demonstrating initiative when working without direct supervision
  • A passion and solid experience (2-3 years) working with and supporting a range of people with a disability and an understanding of their complex needs
  • Excellent communication, organisation, presentation and leadership skills with the ability to coach and develop these skills in others
  • High levels of enthusiasm, initiative and a positive attitude. Is reliable, team focused and committed to achieving excellence in the community service sector
  • Can facilitate the development of person centred plans
  • Ability to work flexible hours to suit the needs of the service and the people we support.

All our staff are required to hold a NSW driver's license (P2/full) and First Aid Certificate (or be willing to apply for one). As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Police Check.

How to apply for this job

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