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Supervisor - Disability Support Worker Accomodation Services - Muswellbrook

Challenge Community Services

The role

Challenge is seeking a candidate who has a passion for leading teams and is looking for an opportunity to move in to a supervisory role. With a passion for leading people and creating a positive working environment, the role of the Supervisor, Accommodation Services - Maitland NSW is to provide multiple services and opportunities to people with a disability by supporting them to achieve their individual goals and plans through the ongoing efforts of a highly performing team.

The Supervisor, Accommodation Services - Maitland leads each team in an inclusive and positive manner to ensure all strategic business goals are achieved. The role also focuses on creating and maintaining a highly performing team culture, is sensitive to, and promotes, cultural diversity and acceptance; while ensuring the services adheres to the principles and objectives of the Disability Service Standards (DSS) and another appropriate legislative requirements.

About us

Our vision is that people, everywhere in our community, will experience the power of inclusion through relationships, voice and action.

Our mission is to assist people to reach their potential through innovative and people-focused services.

Our values celebrate inclusiveness and opportunity. Our five core values are Accountability, Equity, Innovation, Integrity and Participant and young-people focused.

About you

  • Has the capability to lead a team.
  • Is able to develop and motivate others.
  • Is passionate about supporting people with disabilities by empowering, enriching and improving the quality of life of others.
  • Is compassionate and demonstrates empathy.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Qualifications (Certificate IV in Disability Work, Mental Health or equivalent) or experience in the sector.
  • Well developed and effective communication, numerical and interpersonal skills with the capability to engage and develop strong relationships with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop, lead and manage teams effectively.
  • Ability to prioritise and problem solve complex situations.
  • Competent with using CIMS, Microsoft Office suite particularly MS Word and MS Outlook.
  • Willingness to provide support to clients directly, inclusive of personal care and complete notes for client information systems.

Desirable Criteria

  • Certificate IV or above in Community Services or other relevant qualification.
  • Demonstrated understanding in the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) processes.

Job Benefits

  • Entry rate of $30.58 per hour. Higher pay points may be applicable based on qualifications and or experience. Up to $15,900 tax free pay per fringe benefit year.
  • Flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave.
  • Training and development opportunities.

Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

How to apply

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria as part of your application.

To apply and view the Position Description please click here.

If this sounds like an opportunity that you are looking for and would like to find out more, confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Robyn via email Robyn.Mainey@challengecommunity.org.au using the subject line: Disability Support Worker Accomodation Services - Muswellbrook application via EthicalJobs.

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