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Team Leader - Supported Independent Living - Hobart / Glenorchy

Able Australia

We are looking for applicants who have a strong passion for working in the disability field and enjoy being a strong mentor and leader to their team.

This position reports to the Area Manager and is accountable for the delivery and continuous improvement of high-quality person-centred services to our Clients, aligned to Able Australia’s Mission, Vision and Values of Trust, Respect, Excellence and Kindness.

Your role would be to successfully lead and mentor the team, and ensure our Clients receive high quality individualised services that enable them to successfully achieve their goals & desires through a range of programs designed to support their emotional, social and cognitive needs.

This role has dedicated administrative days, morning and afternoon shift times both weekdays and weekends, plus on-call rotation.

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Experienced in managing a team of Support Workers or similar – minimum of 3 years’ desirable
  • Relevant experience in the Disability sector and working in Supported Independent Living
  • Computer literacy – advanced MS Office, iPads and other systems (e.g. Carelink)
  • Diversity experience – experience supporting people with disability, including diverse and indigenous backgrounds
  • Experience in aged, Special Education or a health background would also be well regarded
  • Person-centred - Recognise, respect and respond to the rights, interests and requests of people we support
  • Self-management - take responsibility for your own behavior and well-being
  • Collaborative team player - works well with others, by doing what is needed to strive for a common goal
  • Personal judgement and flexibility – Demonstrate you possess these inherent characteristics
  • Accreditations and technicalities – Advanced Diploma in Disability, Certificate IV in Disability or similar; First Aid (Level 2); Medication Administration qualification; Auslan desirable although not required for all services.

At Able Australia we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for a growing organisation that demonstrates industry leadership
  • Ongoing training opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • Attractive Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits
  • Access to Able Rewards, our recognition and wellness program, offering huge immediate savings to hundreds of retailers including Health Insurance
  • Continuous support and supervision to enable you to develop and progress.

About Able Australia:

For over 50 years we have been delivering innovative support services to people with multiple disabilities and deafblindness, across Victoria, Tasmania, ACT, and Queensland.

Committed to the values of Trust, Respect, Excellence and Kindness, we provide high quality supports that reflect evidence-based best practice. We strive to provide the best quality care, achieving ‘Better Days Every Day’.

How to apply:

Please click on the APPLY NOW button and complete the online application form, attaching your updated resume.

If you have any further questions please contact Christine Warren, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner at [email protected], using the subject line: Team Leader - Supported Independent Living - Hobart / Glenorchy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. Employment is conditional upon screening checks throughout employment.

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