Team Leader and Coordinator - Disability Programs - Nambour

Job No: LutheranServices3
Location: Nambour

About the Role

 

2 full time positions available, 12 month initial contracts with the view of extension

 

Graceville Centre provides support to individuals living with a psychiatric and/or intellectual disability.

 

Under the direction of the Community Services Manager, the Coordinator and Team Leader will assist in the leadership, development, and direction of the service toward its primary objective of supporting and empowering individuals and families within our community to achieve their full potential in a least restrictive environment. 

Coordinator

  • Reports directly to the Community Services Manager
  • Manage three disability programs which support approximately 35 clients across a range of living environments (fully supported, semi supported and outreach)
  • Have direct line management responsibilities for three team leaders
  • Focus on strategic vision of the organisation and operational aspects of the programs to ensure they are run in an effective and efficient manner
  • Support the organisation to navigate the roll out of the NDIS
  • Contribute to the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs
  • Apply a high level of decision making and the provision of expert advice to complex problems
  • Coach and mentor team members in the provision of exceptional support in line with best practice standards
  • Ensure proper records are maintained via the use of organisational data systems
  • Demonstrate professionalism and adopt high ethical and professional standards
  • Contribute to a workplace culture that is non-judgemental, respectful. Inclusive and promotes and upholds human rights at all times.

Team Leader

  • Reports directly to the Coordinator
  • Manage one of the three disability programs that operate out of Graceville Centre
  • Have direct line management responsibilities for approximately 20-25 employees (full-time, part-time and casual)
  • Focus on the operational aspects of the program to ensure it is run in an effective and efficient manner
  • Support the organisation to navigate the roll out of the NDIS
  • Contribute to the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs
  • Apply an appropriate level of decision making and the provision of expert advice to complex problems
  • Coach and mentor team members in the provision of exceptional support in line with best practice standards
  • Ensure proper records are maintained via the use of organisational data systems
  • Demonstrate professionalism and adopt high ethical and professional standards
  • Contribute to a workplace culture that is non-judgemental, respectful. Inclusive and promotes and upholds human rights at all times.

Essential Criteria for both positions

 

  • Possess tertiary qualification/s in human services delivery and/or experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in a management position
  • Highly developed written, communication, supervision, collaborative, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of complex case management
  • Demonstrated high level of experience in the delivery of services from an evidence based practice
  • Maintain a current Australian drivers license
  • Comply with the Disability Services Act 2006 screening requirements
  • IT literate and competent in using computers and tablets

Employee Benefits 

As well as working for an organisation that genuinely cares, we also offer access to significant discounts across a number of areas including private health insurance, gym membership, holiday and travel discounts, home appliances and IT discounts and car rental.

About Us

  • Graceville Centre provides support to individuals living with a psychiatric, physical and/or intellectual disability. All Graceville services are conducted by working with individuals in a strength based and recovery focused framework. Graceville Centre operates six programs that provide support to clients either on site or in their own homes.
  • Lutheran Services is a well-established and respected organisation whose employees provide services for seniors, young people, families, people with disabilities and mental health concerns.
  • As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all operating surpluses into continually improving our services and expanding our reach to more people in our communities.
  • We operate 18 services across urban and regional Queensland, employing more than 1,350 staff and drawing on the support of several hundred volunteers.
  • Lutheran Services sees its role as being to help our clients experience joy and hope in their lives to the greatest possible extent – irrespective of the challenges they face.
  • You may be required to provide information in relation to pre-existing medical conditions or injuries relevant to this position and submit to a pre-employment medical.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please answer the below questions and attach your CV. For further information about this position please contact Scott Mitchell on 07 5441 4682.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement.

 

 

 

 

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