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Roster Coordinator - Hobart / Launceston

Life Without Barriers

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

The Roster Coordinator demonstrates organisational and leadership skills in the coordination and rostering of support workers to fulfil program requirements and in accordance with relevant award conditions.  These roles can be located in either Hobart or Launceston, on a full or part time basis, depending on the successful applicants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake rostering of Support Workers, ensuring compliance with relevant awards, budgets, Workplace Health and Safety and efficient and effective use of resources;
  • Maintenance of positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Participate in an on-call roster to provide after hours support as required;
  • The provision of supervision and support to support workers. This is shared with the relevant Coordinators and/or Case Managers. May vary between regions dependent on program size and structure;
  • Ensuring a safe working environment and compliance with Life Without Barriers WH&S systems, policies and procedures;
  • Provide services in accordance with funding agency standards and agreements;
  • Support and promote the work of Life Without Barriers, maintaining a positive image of the organisation in accordance with level of position;
  • Build a positive team environment through the demonstration of good communication and interpersonal skills and appropriate peer support;
  • Model appropriate conflict resolution, communication and positive behaviour management skills

Skills & Experience

  • Administration and data entry experience;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • High level interpersonal skills, customer service and relationship building skills, including in influencing and negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Sound time management, coordination and organisational skills;
  • Sound experience working with the requirements of the relevant employee Awards;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including and the capacity to work collaboratively within a professional framework.
  • Knowledge of the Human Services sector;
  • Experience in similar role and/or electronic rostering/payroll system.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Flexible roles, in an inclusive, values based organisation
  • Access to tax benefits through salary packaging
  • Ongoing training and development

How to apply

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