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Area Manager - Community Disability Support

Crosslinks
  • Midland, Perth WA
  • Aged & Disability Support (Community Services & Development)
  • Full time
  • $102,000 – $107,000 pa + super + salary sacrifice

Come and work for a company that believes everyone should have a reason to smile. That's why we don't just turn up and go through the motions, we do anything we can to inject fun into disability support. 

About Crosslinks

Crosslinks has been supporting people with disabilities for over 25 years and are the family our participants choose. We support participants by being stronger together, actively listening, making it fun, doing what's right, not what's easy and making today count.

We are a registered NDIS provider (National Disability Insurance Scheme) and we have the respect of our peers as a provider of excellent care. We are looking for an experienced leader to join our Community Inclusion team as an Area Manager on a full time basis.

When you work at Crosslinks you have access to benefits such as:

  • A friendly and supportive work culture that shows we are stronger together, respecting each other's opinions and ideas, and treats each as the individual they are.
  • Salary sacrificing of everyday living expenses up to $15,900 per annum
  • Salary sacrificing up to $2,650 per annum for meals and entertainment
  • Investment in your skills through training and support ensuring that you continue to grow and learn within this industry
  • Flexible work practices
  • Access to counselling services 

About the Role

The Area Manager – Community Inclusion is a dynamic role, fast paced and a key member of the leadership group reporting into the General Manager - Operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a large team of Support Workers who provide services to participants, and for working with participants and their support networks to establish, manage and review supports, services and goals. Quality leadership skills and effective service coordination are key to the success of this role. 

This is a full-time role based out of Midland. Work hours are roughly 7:00am - 3:00pm Monday to Friday. 

All our Area Managers also share a 7 week rotating roster to be on call after hours.

You will be supported

You will always have support. Crosslinks has two other Area Managers in Community Inclusion who are fun, approachable, and have worked at Crosslinks a long time so can help with anything you need to know. You will report to the General Manager Operations who also has extensive, direct experience supporting participants.  Additionally, you will work closely with our four Area Managers Community Living that oversee our supported independent living (SIL) homes.

Skills required

We are looking for individuals experienced in leading a team of support workers in the disability industry and that display an enthusiasm and willingness to support others. These are some of the core skills you need:

  • Experience working in the disability sector (ideally with people with intellectual disabilities, or complex communication and behaviour support needs)
  • Experience in a leadership role (ideally managing a team of support workers)
  • Extensive knowledge of NDIS funding, NDIS Quality and Safeguards legislation including the Practice Standards and an inclusive person-centred approach, understanding the importance of choice and control
  • Strong understanding of Active Support principles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated broad and diverse team culture experience
  • A positive hands-on approach
  • Be patient, caring, and people focused
  • Tertiary or Diploma level qualification in a relevant health or welfare discipline (or working toward).

Essential Requirements

  • Disability sector leadership experience.
  • NDIS Worker Check, WWC, National Police Clearance (less than 6 months old), and NDIS Worker Module.  
  • Valid First Aid with CPR certificate. 
  • Valid and current drivers license.

If you do not already have some of the above workplace checks, you must be willing to obtain them. 

How to apply

Please click "Apply Now" and submit a cover letter and detailed CV outlining your skills, qualifications, and experience, and why you would like to work for Crosslinks. 

Need more info?

Please direct any queries to [email protected] using the subject line: Area Manager - Community Disability Support enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Crosslink’s values diversity and encourages applications from Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, women, and people with disabilities.

Please note only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered for shortlisting.

Crosslinks acknowledges that our business is conducted on the traditional lands of Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander peoples. We acknowledge their continuing connection to country and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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