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Team Leader, Support Coordination - Traralgon

Wellways
  • Part-time, fixed-term opportunity based in Traralgon until 30th June 2021
  • $69k - $74k (depending on experience) + superannuation + salary packaging benefits + leave loading
  • Lead, mentor and support our frontline employees and direct staff in the Gippsland region

Wellways are a value-based organisation. We stand for Honesty, Acceptance, Fairness, Commitment and Participation.

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

About this opportunity

Wellways operate National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services throughout Victoria. The Team Leader role is a rewarding opportunity where you will provide direct line management, support and leadership to frontline employees, that are Support Workers in the Gippsland region. You will be responsible for end to end staffing processes such as recruitment of Support Workers, this includes onboarding, training, debriefing, supervision, mentoring, managing staffing lists and exiting outgoing employees.

You will provide quarterly training and group supervision for Support Workers and be the first point of contact for day to day staff enquiries, feedback, issues and verbal complaints.

Skills & experience:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health, Disability or Individual Support
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in the same or similar role
  • Effective and clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Satisfactory National Police Records Check, Working with Children's Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Check and NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Worker Orientation Module: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course are mandatory prior to commencement.

Benefits:

  • Salary package up to $15,899 per annum
  • Receive at 17.5 percent leave loading every time you take a holiday
  • Access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development within the organisation
  • For a full list of our staff benefits, visit https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways

How to Apply

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please click Apply Now. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Heidi Losic-Clarke, CDS Coordinator on 0409 857 360 or email hlosicclarke@wellways.org.

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people.

All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment. ​

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