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Team Leader - Community Transport

Uniting - Ballarat Central, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Job no: 494575
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Ballarat
Categories: Aged and Carer Services

Leading Community Services Organisation
Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
Full-time permanent position based in Ballarat East

About the opportunity

Uniting’s Community Transport service provides a means of travel to people who can’t otherwise access other public transport. The Team Leader of Community Transport works with clients to identify their transport needs through assessment and support planning, then coordinates volunteer drivers to assist clients to attend health/ community services or social activities in their local area or at specialist clinics in Metropolitan areas.

The roles involve operational service delivery (Monday- Friday) including the management of a team of volunteer drivers, management of fleet vehicles as well the supervision of the Community Transport Intake and Assessment worker based, in the Grampians.

The Team Leader will also be integral in embedding the principles of wellness and reablement, ensuring the team retains a focus on supporting older people to maintain health wellbeing and increase social connectedness.

About you

Uniting’s Community Transport service is looking for an energetic / enthusiastic and well organsied person who is passionate about supporting older people to remain living at home longer.

To be successful in this role you will need:
Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare, Community Services or Health professions
Experience working in Aged Care or other community supports and an understanding of Aged Care Quality Standards
Experience in leading a team of volunteers
Highly desired experience working in a community transport program/ management of fleet of cars/ buses
Working within a changing environment and ability to quickly adjust to new processes
An understanding of, and commitment to, the Wellness and Enablement model
Experience in assessment that actively reflects customer choice and the wellness and enablement model
Experience with the My Aged Care portal and the use of a variety of IT systems and reporting platforms.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by submitting the following as a part of your application:

Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Monday, 26 April 2021

Get in touch

For more information regarding the role, please contact Lisa Robertson Mobile 0478 310 078 or email lisa.j.robertson@vt.uniting.org

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

Advertised: 12 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 26 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Ballarat Central, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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