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Team Leader - Lifestyle & Wellbeing - Townsville

Anglicare Southern Queensland

What We Can Offer You

  • Work with a team of passionate and caring professionals, under an proactive and empowering manager
  • Part time hours (3 days per week), enabling genuine balance with work and your other commitments
  • Supporting clients within your local community to lead enriched lives
  • Further training with career development and opportunities
  • An increase in take-home pay with full not-for-profit Salary Packaging options

Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. Join our team today and make a difference within your local community & to your working life.

Some of the attributes you display will be:

An experienced professional with a passion for Aged Care, you will have established strong attributes and personal traits, including:

  • Proven background in planning, conducting and evaluating lifestyle programs that incorporate choice and wellness
  • Previous experience in organising and facilitating both in-home and centre-based activities, group outings and social support programs for older people and those with disabilities
  • Confident in providing leadership, guidance and mentoring to a team and promoting a collaborative, productive working environment
  • Engagement and management of volunteers as a valuable addition to service delivery
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of people in a professional and friendly manner
  • Commitment to ongoing quality improvement and professional development of the service and yourself
  • Strong conflict resolution, prioritisation and time management skills, and the ability to work productively within deadlines
  • Excellent administrative, reporting and documentation skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Certificate IV in Leisure & Health preferably. Also eligible would be Certificate IV in Aged Care, Community Care or Disability Services if you also have some practical experience in group activities/lifestyle programs and a genuine interest in developing your career in this sector and willingness to undertake further training.
  • A current Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption (or willingness to obtain)
  • A current National Police Certificate (these are valid for 3 years)
  • Queensland Driver Licence and your own reliable vehicle

About the Position

Anglicare’s Townsville-based Community Aged & Disability team is key in providing care to a range of clients, including older people and those with disabilities. They provide support and services that enable our clients to maintain their independence - living happily and healthily within their own homes.
We currently have a variety of activity groups such as Tech Savvy, Men’s Group, Shopping Groups, $10 outings, craft groups, Bingo Groups, and Hydrotherapy with a strong desire to build more.

We are looking for a part time Team Leader - Lifestyle & Wellbeing to join us, working three days per week but you may be required for additional hours or days for leave cover, special projects, and program growth.

You will be overseeing approx. 15 staff at a single location and reporting to the Service Coordinator.

The role is responsible for the coordination, assessment and review of client supports to deliver sustainable lifestyle services, and the supervision of a range of workers on a day-to-day basis - including guidance and support in work practices, client documentation and other related activities.

It is essential that you are a proactive and confident trainer, who supports active learning and can step from Team Leader to service delivery as required.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation, or receive more information, please contact: Judy Atkinson on 1300 610 610.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

How to apply

Apply here.

To apply, submit your current resume and a Cover Letter outlining your work experience and your achievements which you think are relevant to this role.

Shortlisting will take place soon after the closing date on the 03 April 2020.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

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