genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.
With over 3000 staff across 200 national locations, a strong history of committed leadership and values driving growth, we invite you to bring your professional skills and passion to our motivated team.
About the role
The Employment Pathways branch of genU provides a range of funded employment programs to assist participants on their pathway to employment. This includes individualised employment supports, School Leavers Employment Supports and post placement support.
As the Employment Pathways Team Leader you will be responsible for the day-to-day support of staff and participants and the delivery of employment related supports to NDIS participants across all ages.
Duties will include:
- Liaise with appropriate staff, participants and stakeholders to ensure participant supports match goals and progress is being implemented, monitored and reviewed;
- Assist with creating, developing and implementing innovative individual and group supports to assist with building workplace capacity for participants with varying job readiness;
- Liaise and work cooperatively with a range of stakeholders including families, group homes, support coordinators and allied health specialists.
- Hold a tertiary qualification in Disability, Community Services, or a related field; or a minimum of Certificate IV in Disability with substantial relevant experience;
- Previous experience in the disability sector, delivering centres and community based programs;
- Demonstrated effective time management and prioritising skills, whilst maintaining flexibility for unexpected tasks;
- Experience in designing, delivering and evaluating job readiness activities and supports.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders, prepare quality reports and written communications.
- Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
- Access to a free Employee Assistance Program including financial assistance and dietician services
- Work for an organisation passionate about providing high quality support and care
- Ongoing training and support provided
- Career development opportunities
- Paid parental leave for primary carers after 12 months of employment
For further information on this role, please contact Jaime-Lee Demmer on 0439 203 412.
A position description is attached.