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Manager

Fighting Chance - Avenue
  • Full time, Sydney Area, based in Botany
  • A competitive package based on relevant qualifications/experience + super + salary packaging options available 

ABOUT FIGHTING CHANGE & AVENUE

Fighting Chance designs, builds and scales social enterprises which move the dial for Australians with disability and their family. We work to identify the challenges, hurdles and barriers faced by people with disability in their everyday lives and then design and build sustainable social enterprise businesses to bridge these gaps. Avenue is one of these enterprises.
  
Avenue is not your average day program! We are a series of Co-Working Spaces for people of all abilities, regardless of their support needs; working to a vision for a world in which work is accessible for all. Our mission is to build a national network of co-working spaces, bringing world-class work, social and learning opportunities to people of all abilities. Each Co-Working Space offers people disability the opportunity to:

  • Work: Avenue forms and facilitates micro-enterprises to enable participants to utilise their skills and contribute to the economy.
  • Learn: Avenue offers participants a range of learning and skill development opportunities, across a range of content areas including work skills, social skills and personal development.
  • Socialise: Avenue offer participants the opportunity to engage actively and meaningfully in social aspects of community life and develop friendships.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES

This role reports directly to the General Manager of Avenue. The Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing every aspect of the Avenue Co-Working Space. The Manager must apply high-level administration, operational, people management and leadership skills to drive a committed workforce to deliver best practice supports for people with disability.

You will be responsible for:   

  • The effective operation of Avenue Botany
  • Staff recruitment, onboarding, ongoing engagement and leadership
  • Weekly staff rosters
  • Developing and maintaining excellent participant and family/support network relationships as well as with other key stakeholders
  • Maintenance of participant database to ensure relevant and reliable data for billing and business intelligence reporting
  • Overseeing the effective delivery and administration of Avenue’s program elements: Work Social and Learning.
  • Adherence to legislation and organisational policies and procedures to ensure appropriate health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL HAVE:

  • 1 - 3 years staff management/team leadership experience.
  • Rostering experience for medium-sized teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work and communicate effectively with people we support, their families/carers, community and other networks.
  • Highly developed administrative and organisational skills.
  • Intermediate level Excel/Microsoft/G-Suite.
  • Experience in the disability space, either professionally or personally.
  • A passion for social enterprise and a commitment to shifting the dial for people with disability!

REQUIRED TO:

  • Possess the right to work in Australia
  • Travel within Sydney between Avenue Hubs and Fighting Chance HQ in Frenchs Forest
  • Possess or willing to obtain a current satisfactory National Police Clearance Certificate and Working With Children Check
  • Possess or willing to obtain Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's license

BENEFITS:

  • Collaborative and positive work culture
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Purpose centred work
  • Salary packaging option available

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