Site Coordinator

Job No: GENU932
Location: Geelong

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genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

About the role

A Site Coordinator is responsible for leading a team of Disability Support Practitioners (DSP’s), Administration Support Staff and Senior Disability Support Practitioners (SDSP) to provide high quality care and support services within established guidelines and budget.

The Site Coordinator is required to support and promote small groups and individualised community inclusion for people with a disability. The Site Coordinator will lead a staff group capable of demonstrating and delivering flexible, person centred supports to clients.

Site Coordinators will work with DSPs to ensure the people achieve their full potential and are actively working towards achieving their individual goals. Site Coordinators are required to assist with the development and implementation of individual plans with staff and other relevant individuals.

To be successful, the Site Coordinator will need to ensure a holistic approach to the individual client’s needs and wants and maintain a thorough knowledge of any medical, behavioural and support history.  They will be responsible for ensuring DSP’s demonstrate the skills to enable clients to access a stimulating and diverse range of programs, while role modelling appropriate behaviour.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, it is a requirement that you have:

  • A Tertiary qualification in disability or a related field, or a minimum of Certificate IV in Disability with substantial Leadership experience in the field;
  • Substantial previous experience working in disability or a similar field;
  • Experience managing and motivating a team, preferably in a multi-site environment;
  • Experience dealing with challenging behaviours and the ability to mentor staff in this area;
  • Strong time management skills and a flexible attitude to post responsibilities;
  • Excellent computer skills including familiarity with MS applications – word, outlook, excel and database;
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check;
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate.

Benefits & Culture

genU is proud to be an EEO employer. genU supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.

  • Salary Packaging benefits to increase your take home pay!
  • Ongoing training & development – accredited and paid
  • Employee Assistance Program including a dietician service and financial assistance service
  • Paid parental leave for primary carers after 12 months of employment.

Please click here for a copy of the position description outlining full details of this role.

For further details please contact Shelley Humphrey on 0477 006 745

Applications will close on Wednesday the 21st of April at 08.00AM.

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Working at genU

When you work at genU, you help to build inclusive communities. We’ve become a leader in the fields of disability, ageing and employment and we’re only looking to keep growing. Our 65 year history has given us unparalleled experience, but we’re always looking for people who are new, innovative and adaptable. So when you work with us, you work with experts — people who live our values and love their job. Our clients are the reason why we do what we do, and what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had, and adventures in the making.