Team Leader - Mary MacKillop Outreach

Job No: VIN2884
Location: Haberfield

 

  • Bring your leadership skills to a team committed to enhancing lives of people with disability 
  • SCHCADS Award, Level 5, hourly rates range from $44.92 to $46.95  
  • A vital and rewarding role with ongoing learning & career development opportunities
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits.

 

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  it is to shape a more just and compassionate society. 

 

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The Location:

Mary MacKillop Outreach (MMO) is based in Haberfield, on beautiful grounds, and provides onsite programmed group activities, community access, and in-home support for people living with disability. MMO offers an extensive portfolio of educational programs designed to encourage social inclusion, personal growth and significant life skills.

Your new role: 

We are looking for a experienced Disability Team Leader to join the MMO team! Highly rewarding role providing high-quality support, supervision, and direction to the program, staff, and volunteers. You will be working along side another dedicated team leader, leading a team of 12-20 support workers. Working within the NDIS model of community participation, engagement, and supported decision making you will utilize your skills & understanding of the needs of people with disability and make a vital impact in the day-to-day services that Mary Mackillop Outreach provides”

Your responsibilities:

  • Coordinating all aspects of the service including rostering to ensure that the staff-to-client ratio is adequately filled on all shifts. 
  • Provide leadership to the service and to direct reports, creating an environment that promotes reflective practice and optimises team performance
  • Provide support to people with sometimes complex disabilities in areas such as personal care, health, and well-being, accessing the local community, learning independent living skills and implementation of all supports in accordance to their funded support needs.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders in a professional manner and ensure ongoing positive relationships are formed with participants family members and carers
  • Contribute to the growth in service provision, program sustainability, and oversee feedback and evaluation processes that promote consumer participation and contribute to continuous quality
  • Oversee the coordination of data collection within the service, including reviewing daily, ensuring compliance with current legislative and NDIS registration requirements and organisational processes.

 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum TAFE Certificate IV /Relevant tertiary qualification/s and/or demonstrated experience in the disability sector
  • Demonstrated experience in site & staff supervision in the disability services sector. 
  • Experience working with challenging and diverse client groups with the ability to use sound judgement and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations
  • Demonstrated ability and confidence in the management of complex and challenging behaviours and participant situations
  • High level computer literacy
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple and competing work tasks and deliver to agreed
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, including cultural sensitivity and cross-culture
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to travel (Drivers Licence Desirable) 
  • NDIS New Worker Screening and the Certificate of completion for The NDIS Worker Orientation Module,  Quality, Safety & You or willingness to obtain Certificate of completion.
  • It is a condition of employment that you comply with the Society’s Pandemic Policy - COVID-19  and Public Health Orders in order to work in or enter Society facilities, noting that all staff working in our aged care and disability services require a booster. In accordance with our policy, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a valid medical exemption as part of the resourcing process

 

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the position description

 Information on how to apply. 

If you have questions about this role, please email Naia.Armitage@vinnies.org.au and quote: Team Leader - MMO VIN2884

 

 

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. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check.

Additional requirements for the Disability Support Worker role include:  the NDIS New Worker Screening - click here for information on how to apply online for NDIS Worker Check. You will also need a Certificate of completion for the NDIS Worker Orientation Module – Quality, Safety & You.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

 

 

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