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Practice Leader


Who we are

Thrive365 is a disability service provider supporting people with a disability on their path to thrive.

At Thrive365, we’re all about choice and partnership. We believe people should be able to choose how their NDIS funding is spent. We believe people should be able to choose the staff who support them and this means everyone from your support coordinator to your therapist or gardener. We believe in championing the right of people with a disability to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

We believe that the best support comes from working in partnership. And we believe people should have control over their life so they can truly thrive. Our job is to support people to make and action those choices so they achieve their goals.

Making it happen - your Role.

We have an opportunity for a Practice Leader to join us on a full time basis, leading a team supporting our residents.

We are all about working to co-design the support delivery with participants and their family that enables maximum choice and control for the people we support.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop Thrive365’s reputation as an outstanding provider in the area. To try new things and be more flexible in how we deliver a new era of support. Leading good practice and developing excellence in service, you will provide management support whilst supporting people to build community relationships.

You will maintain and enhance our high standards and build strong working relationships with our customers, regulators and other important stakeholders. This will include taking direct management responsibility for referrals, health and safety, compliance issues and financial control. You will also play an important strategic role in defining, developing and implementing our growth plans.

To be a great Practice Leader, you will need:

  • a relevant qualification within disability (Cert IV or higher)
  • demonstrated experience in a similar role overseeing/coordinating disability accommodation service and managing a team of staff in a residential setting, including supervision and mentoring.
  • Experience working with residents with complex needs and behaviours of concern,
  • Ability to engage, build and maintain solid stakeholder relationships coupled with your sound negotiation and dispute resolution skills
  • Experience writing and coordinating incident reports
  • A current drivers license, mandatory.

Main Duties

  • Proactively promote a home like environment that enhance the well-being of people with disabilities and is welcoming of families, friends, and other visitors
  • Confidently provide mentoring and leadership to a team to provide flexible services which meet the individual needs of people we support.
  • Implement partnership in care approach to enable optimal health and well-being to be achieved, including the active involvement, of people with disabilities, their families and referrers in the identification of health care needs and the training of staff around individual needs and preferences.
  • Develop, review, and actively maintain all the resident care/support plans in conjunction with all stakeholders, residents, families, and other service providers to ensure health care needs of residents are achieved.
  • Ensure that restrictive practice approvals and reporting is in place, inclusive of compliant behaviour support plans.
  • Ensure a person centred and self-directed approach is embedded within the culture of the facility to maximise independence.
  • Onboarding needs for Staff and Participants
  • Participation in an on-call roster which includes staff and resident support outside normal business hours, weekends and overnight.

You must have a positive attitude towards issues of intellectual disability and mental health and a comprehensive understanding of these issues in practice. With the ability to act as lead practitioner and develop the team’s skills via supervision and on the job coaching, you will have the aptitude to respond to the needs of a 24 hour service to include on call arrangements and a need to provide management cover when required and therefore a flexible approach is essential.

Not just a job

Working at Thrive365 is not just a job. It’s a chance to make life happen, to start a new career that is truly rewarding and ensure that individuals with intellectual, mental or physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full.

It’s a chance to make our vision happen, of a society where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.

Thrive365 is a unique organisation. Working with us is more than just a job, it’s a chance to make a real difference to someone’s life.

We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do, but we know that this can only be achieved through our front-line staff.

You will require

  • A NDIS Workers Screening Check
  • National Police Check
  • Working With Childrens Check
  • First Aid Certificates
  • Certificate or Higher related to disability industry

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