|Posting||Lead Practitioner – Supported Living|
|Job Employer||UnitingCare Community|
|Job posted||May 29, 2022|
|Job Sector||Aged & Disability Support|
Permanent Part Time
We’re seeking a passionate leader to exceed in the delivery of high-quality support part-time, helping to ensure a young woman we support with a disability, living on Brisbane’s northside.
As a Lead Practitioner (Team Leader) you will be balancing your commitment to actively work in partnership with the individual’s famil?y while providing mentoring and guidance to your direct reports. To be successful in this role you will ?have exceptional organisational skills, coach, manage and support your team, empowering them to reach their full potential whilst exceeding the client’s expectations and supporting with building a high-performance centric culture.
You will work with the person we support and her family members, friends, and community resources to help her achieve her personal goals, maintain friendships, relationships, jobs and community roles and live her daily life.
This is a part-time role with a minimum of 24.5 hours per fortnight, with the opportunity to work additional hours within the team as a support worker. The Lead Practitioner role also includes scheduled on-call responsibilities.
What you’ll need
- 3 years + Leadership experience in a similar role and relevant qualifications in the Human Services, Community Services or related industry
- Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and mentor effective staff teams working within established budget, direction and guidelines.
- Demonstrated experience with internal and external reporting matrix’s and case management experience will be beneficial along with demonstrated experience in appropriately managing emergency or crisis situations.
- A willingness to understand the application of the principles of family or self-governance, personal autonomy, choice and control and intentional safeguarding for our clients.
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge of driving safety measures and auditing requirements
- Knowledge of legislation underpinning the provision of services within the disability sector and the key issues affecting quality of life for people with a disability.
- Completed the NDIS worker orientation module “Quality, Safety and you”
- A current Positive Notice from Disability Services, willingness to undergo a “Working with Children Check” and a Suitability Card (Blue Card) prior to commencing employment.
- Current CPR and First Aid Certificate.
Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care’s vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care’s mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.
Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.
We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Enquiries: Nathan Butler
Applications Close: 09/06/2022
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