Westhaven
  • 08-Jan-2021 to 27-Jan-2021 (IDLE)
  • Broken Hill, AUS
  • Full Time

For over 60 years, Westhaven Ltd has been a not for profit, community-based charity organisation who have been providing support to adults, children and young people with disability within NSW.

We have a strong focus on quality, flexibility and people-focused disability services.

Why Join Us: 

  • Attractive remuneration- Attractive salary package with salary sacrifice available.
  • Well-established company- Take pride in working for a highly-regarded and award-winning business.
  • Professional development- Plenty of off the job and incidental training provided to you.
  • Work-life balance- We support and encourage flexibility for a better work-life balance.
  • Diverse team- Enjoy working within a culturally diverse and friendly team.
  • Company allowances- Discounted gym memberships are on offer to you.

We are currently seeking a Full Time In Home Support and Community Participation Team Leader to join our team at Broken Hill.

You will provide direct support to individuals with a disability, assisting them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations through centre and community based activities. This may include activities out of business hours. 

The Team Leader, In Home Support and Community Participation will report to the Service Manager - Community.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Implement strategies and directions identified through personal plans.
  • Coordinate the development of programs to build local leadership and develop the capacity of the community to actively engage in a wide range of activities.
  • Complete online client management reports and other administration tasks.
  • Develop and support the development of partnerships to strengthen the offering to our participants.
  • To support, supervise, review the performance of support workers in your team.
  • Undertake rostering of support workers.

 

The Successful applicant will have: 

  • Certificate IV in Disability Services desirable or other qualification or experience in the area of disability services
  • Demonstrated experience leading and supporting a team of professionals with diverse expertise and capabilities
  • Proactive approach in supporting individuals with a disability.
  • Extensive experience working with people with complex support needs.
  • Extensive experience in person centred planning and approaches.
  • Extensive experience supporting people within a positive behaviour support context.
  • Strong teamwork focus.
  • Sound administration skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to confidently apply de-escalation strategies in high conflict situations.
  • Computer skills including intermediate Google Suite.
  • Driver's Licence valid in Australia. 
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Completion of  the 'NDIS Worker Orientation Module" www.https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/ 

 

Holding a current Working with Children Check and completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance are requirements of this position.

Any published closing dates are estimates only. We aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

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