Team Leader - Accommodation Services

UNITING

Central Mangrove, NSW

Posted 9/17/2020

About us


At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.


Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.


About the opportunity


Uniting has an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to work as part of our Accommodation Services team on the Central Coast. You will lead a team of up to 15 staff providing supports to participants in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of frontline staff to deliver supports to NDIS participants in a specified geographic area
  • Develop and maintain networks to ensure quality of service
  • Develop and implement community engagement activities and plans at the local level
  • Actively seek out opportunities to strengthen engagement and develop capacity with key community stakeholders including, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and CALD staff, service providers and community organisations
  • Manage and monitor the day-to-day collection of records for people we support, data and information, including Carelink recording 
  • Work closely with the recruitment team to facilitate new starter inductions and on-boarding for all casual staff across Uniting Disability


Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead motivated, professional and effective teams
  • Sound understanding of the complex needs of people with a disability, their families and carers, as well as a sound understanding of the relevant legislation, policies and internal and external environments
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, delivering and evaluating services in a culturally competent manner
  • Proven ability to establish active partnerships and achieve common desired outcomes with communities and other organisations
  • Excellent written communication skills, including a proven ability to write reports and keep accurate records 
  • Willingness to fulfil ‘on call’ requirements


Benefits & Culture 

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging (visit www.salary.com for more information)
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing
  • Career development opportunities

Applications close Friday, 25th September 2020. 

 Click on the link below to apply. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Rachel Shorrock on 0466 027 822 or rshorrock@uniting.org for a confidential discussion.


Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.
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To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.agedcarejobsaustralia.com.au/job/14251485