- Job posted on: 11th Sep 2020
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Life Without Barriers (LWB) is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation with over 7,000 employees working in hundreds of communities to support 23,000 people across Australia. LWB supports children, young people and families, people with disability, older people, and people with mental illness. The organisation has earned a reputation for providing the highest standards of care across all its programs, placing people and their families at the centre of support and decision making.
You will lead a team of Operations Managers and clinical specialists to drive Child, Youth and Family programs and practice across South Queensland. You will have a strong commitment to, and expertise in, programs supporting children, youth and families, including out of home care, post care support services, early intervention, and youth justice. .
The South QLD portfolio extends from Gympie down to the QLD/NSW border and out to Toowoomba in the South West. Covering six individual regions, the position overseas approximately 500 children and young people in out of home care, and also holds responsibility for early intervention programs including Life Without Barriers social bond, YouthChoices.
Flexible arrangements will allow a combination of working from home and in office however travel between regions will be necessary. Office location can be based at Milton, Maroochydore, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Shailer Park or Robina.
Once travel restrictions are lifted, travel is required across Queensland and some interstate travel.
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We work with clients from diverse cultural and social backgrounds with varied life experiences, physical abilities and interests and we seek to employ people who reflect the great diversity of our clients. We know that your difference can be what makes the difference and we strive for an inclusive culture where you can be your whole self every day at work.
To be the best we can be, we actively seek people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to join us to partner with people to change lives for the better.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA