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Lifestyle Co-ordinator - Blue Mountains

B's Beautiful Bunch of Spirited Beings Inc

Are you looking for a leadership role which will engage your communication and social connection skills?

Are you interested in new and skillful ways of working with a person, their team, family and community?

Are you energetic, self-motivated and an effective leader?

Then please keep reading!

About us

‘Hi, I am Belinda! I am a vibrant and creative 30 year old and I live in my colourful home surrounded by organic veg gardens, chooks, bees and my beloved dog. I love all things colour and make felt art in my home studio, sharing and selling it at local craft markets. I am also a singer, a cook, a lover of animals and nature, a bee keeper, and a keen permaculturalist. I am highly sociable and love a good laugh with friends in cafes. I am creating a business around my art, love of cooking and animals. I also happen to need support to achieve my vision around living independently, my work, friendships and home life. I have a team of fun paid mentors who creatively assist me to achieve my goals.’

My family, microboard and I are looking for a team leader to ensure the daily work of my team is managed effectively, and small projects are well coordinated, so that I can achieve my vision for my life.

Your employer will be B’s Beautiful Bunch of Spirited Beings Inc. We are a microboard – a small group of family and friends that have formed an incorporated association to assist me to build and safeguard the vibrant life I want in my home and community. The work is located in the upper Blue Mountains.

B’s Beautiful Bunch, as we call ourselves, is an experienced employer with appropriate insurances, policies, procedures and training.

If you are the team leader I am looking for you will have these attributes:

  • High levels of social and emotional intelligence
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be passionate about people with disability living good lives where they are connected to, and belong in, their community
  • Be a people person who is fantastic at nurturing relationships
  • Excel at building a collaborative, warm and supportive work culture
  • Be highly adept and skilful at problem solving
  • Be experienced in leading a small team to achieve goals
  • Be experienced in the management of small projects
  • Have high-level computer literacy skills
  • You will also need to have a driver’s licence, Police Check and a WWVP card (or be willing to obtain them)

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Co-creating with family and microboard a warm, collaborative and effective team culture
  • Ensuring good team health, welfare and safety
  • Regular communication with the microboard; co-ordinating and conducting team meetings
  • Collaborating with the microboard to create annual plans that work towards achieving the vision for Belinda’s good life
  • Reporting to the microboard on progress made towards achieving quarterly and annual goals plus daily living goals
  • Regular verbal and on line communication with team members, housemates, Belinda’s network of friends, therapists and workplaces
  • Providing support around aspects of Belinda’s daily life in a way that upholds the vision and values of Belinda’s Microboard and support team
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing the daily work of Belinda’s team to ensure it is completed on time and to expected quality
  • Manage the recruitment, induction, training and supervision of Belinda’s team of mentors
  • Managing rosters and ensure all shifts are covered
  • Monitoring and overseeing the implementation of Belinda’s ‘book’ of support practices and procedures
  • Managing small projects

Qualifications and Experience: Qualifications in administration or management may be helpful. Experience in disability may be useful but is not essential. Training will be provided.

Hours of Work – around 16/18 hours overall: 6 hours of direct support with Belinda plus 10 to 12 hours of administration and co-ordination of supports. Flexible working hours are available.

Remuneration: You will be paid under the SCHADS award, plus superannuation, according to your qualifications and experience.

If you are interested in this exciting part time opportunity to work with contemporary and creative approaches to supporting me achieve my goals please follow the procedure outlined below.

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