Header

Life Without Barriers's logo
Apply Now
Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work, Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
More from this Employer
Life Without Barriers's logo

House Supervisor

Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work, Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
  • DDSO3A - VDAS FT

About the Organisation:

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role:

This full time ongoing position based in McLeod independently delivers or supervises services of a team that support people with disabilities, across their lifecycle and in all domains of life, to enable access to a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion, in the least restrictive environment. The incumbent will be required to demonstrate strong leadership qualities, have experience in working in group homes, and have strong knowledge of relevant legislation and excellent skills in communicating effectively with a diverse group of key stakeholders. The five residents are all ambulant, with varying support needs including medical, manual handling and behaviour support. 

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and plan support for people with disabilities, within their home and community, to participate in a range of life areas (including social, recreational and daily living activities) based on the goals of individual support plans
  • Advocate within the broader community on behalf of clients and their families, to support inclusion, participation and respect for rights
  • Work to develop and maintain team morale and effectiveness and provide day-to-day mentoring and share practice knowledge
  • Identify learning and career development opportunities
  • Define and maintain professional boundaries
  • Work independently or as a team supervisor, with access to supervision, in a range of organisational relationships

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum Advanced Diploma Disability Work or a Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability) or Equivalent
  • Proven experience supporting clients with varying needs 
  • Good guidance and mentoring skills
  • Current Employee Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Full driver’s licence
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role). 

How to apply

Apply here.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: House Supervisor - MacLeod enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 18th December

To find out more about the Transferred Services in Victoria, please visit this link

 Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here. 

Apply Now

Email me more jobs like these

Jobs in Melbourne