Team Leader - Access and Inclusion Project

Job No: VIN1195
Location: Woolloomooloo or Newcastle

  • Maximum term until end of June 2019; Full-time 38 hours per week
  • Based either in Woolloomooloo or Newcastle; involves travel between sites within Sydney Metro and Hunter
  • Current NSW Driver Licence is required
  • SCHCADS Award, Level 5, hourly rates range from $37.03 to $39.11 dependent on qualifications/experience
  • Generous salary packaging benefits that include a motor vehicle
  • People with live experience of disability are encouraged to apply

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society’s mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a ‘hands up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.



 About the Service

Ability Links NSW (ALNSW) is one of a number of decision-support resources available to assist people with disability. ALNSW works within local communities to assist people with disability, their families and carers to be valued and active members of their community. ALNSW works with communities to facilitate social and economic inclusion of people with disability.

The Role

The Team Leader - Access and Inclusion Project is responsible for leading the team of Access Mapping Linkers based in multiple locations, extending across Sydney Metro South and the Hunter region. This role will work in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator to identify areas for mapping and ensuring the quality and accuracy of this work.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Supervising and supporting the Access Mapping staff to ensure that they understand the project and are competent to undertake business access mapping assessments;
  • Ensuring completeness, relevance and accuracy of data collected and recorded;
  • Managing and accurately recording project expenditure in accordance with Ability Links program procedures, ensuring that project expenditure is within budget;
  • Ensure and monitor project delivery is in line with the Ability Links NSW program guidelines and local procedures

This role will report to the Project Coordinator - Access and Inclusion.  Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in human services or community development
  • Proven management and leadership skills including managing dispersed teams and meeting project goals and targets
  • Experience in delivering presentations and workshop facilitation
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills
  • High level of proficiency in the use of IT including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability to utilise data management systems
  • Willingness to adhere to the mission and ethos of the St Vincent de Paul Society and Code of Conduct
  • Current NSW Drivers licence and ability to travel across Sydney and the Hunter
  • Willingness to undertake a national police and WWCC checks as part of the recruitment process

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people. 
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Belinda McDaid (Special Works Manager) quoting: Team Leader - Access and Inclusion (Ability Links) / VIN1195. 

Applications close at 11:30 pm on 21 October 2018

Please submit your application attaching your Resume including your

responses to the Essential Criteria outlined in the attached Position Description.

Information on how to apply.


St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.






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