- Job posted on: 9th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of over 7,500 employees working in more than 500 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.
Due to current client needs we have an opportunity for a Disability Team Leader to join our service in Alice Springs, NT on full time basis. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a passionate team of Disability Support Workers in the Alice Springs region whilst ensuring that the individual needs of clients are met.
A Critical part of this role is managing day to day operations with 3 functions - Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), Short Term Accommodation, and Independent facility. Supporting clients who range from extreme high needs to low needs. Previous experience dealing with variety of disabilities. You will use your organisational and leadership skills to guide your team in providing high standards of supports and services to our disability clients so they can reach their goals.
In addition to managing staff, a large proportion of the role will be administrative including updating client information in our database, tracking incidents and claiming for services.
Laptop and mobile phone provided.
It is a requirement for this role to be part of the Disability Management On-Call rotating roster.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.
In one document, please include your resume and covering letter detailing how your experience and skills will be a good fit for this role. Click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Team Leader, Disability - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).