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Disability Team Leader

CARA Inc

Your New Role

We are seeking an experienced and robust Team Leader in Disability in the inner Southern Suburbs. You will have strong leadership and people management skills to manage a team of dedicated Community Support Workers to support our customers receiving NDIS services in a residential setting. The role will require you to have flexibility to work over a 7-day, 24-hour roster.

In this role you will have a person-centred approach with a focus on active support principles. This role may ideally suit if you have a background in Nursing.

If you share Cara’s values we want to hear from you!

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role we would love to hear from you.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in leading and motivating a team
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring staff
  • Experience supporting individuals living with a disability
  • Sound understanding of person-centred philosophy and practice
  • Experience supporting customers with high and complex health support needs (inclusive of manual handling)
  • Experience working in a residential setting
  • Knowledge of the NDIS
  • Experience liaising with internal and external stake-holders to ensure continuity of care and support needs of customers are met
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An influencer and good listener
  • Values driven, warm, caring, resilient and grounded
  • Highly proficient computer skills

Essential Criteria

  • Current DHS/DCSI Disability Employment and Child Related Employment Clearance / Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain)
  • Certificate IV in Individual Support or related qualification in Disability or Nursing
  • Certificate in IV in Business/Frontline Management or equivalent
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Current South Australian Driver’s Licence

What We Offer

  • Flexible work hours
  • Competitive remuneration package including salary sacrifice benefits
  • Rewarding friendly work environment
  • On the job paid training
  • Great career opportunities in a growing organisation
  • Values based organisation focussing on our people
  • Competitive remuneration package including salary sacrifice benefits

How do I apply?

To submit your application click APPLY NOW providing your resume and Cover Letter.

For more info visit our website at www.cara.org.au.

For any enquiries contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8347 4588.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

A position description is attached.

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