Team Leader Disability – SIL & Community Access in Carpe Diem Community Support at Aged & Disability Support

Carpe Diem Community Supportis hiring people as Team Leader Disability – SIL & Community Access. The Selected person will be earn at least $35 – $39.99 per hour AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingTeam Leader Disability – SIL & Community Access
Job EmployerCarpe Diem Community Support
LocationAged & Disability Support
Salary$35 – $39.99 per hour
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-28
Job SectorAged & Disability Support

About the Organisation
Locally owned and operated, Carpe Diem’s mission is to provide a personalised and flexible range of services to people in the Darwin area with disabilities and high support needs. We strive to maximise potential and increase opportunities for participation in all areas of community life. We believe in ability and see potential and opportunity to enhance lifestyle in every moment. We are committed to ensure that our participants live every day to the fullest.
 
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client’s individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role
Join our growing team in Darwin on a Casual basis, working up to permanent. Demonstrate organisational and leadership skills in the coordination of services to assist people with a disability in a supported independent living and/or community based environment. The positions are focused upon ensuring that the individual needs of clients are met, whilst complying with the NDIS framework and maintaining an efficient and safe working environment for team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the team complies with the Disability Services Act Standards, NDIS framework and other relevant legislation
  • Apply person-centered approach and a solution focused and strength approach
  • Coordination and management of the day-to-day operations of the disability programs
  • Coordination and development of clients’ care plans in liaison with families and other stakeholders
  • Maintaining of participants records and providing updates on progress in weekly, monthly or quarterly reports
  • Coordinate and oversee rostering and timesheet requirements according to client support needs
  • Provide supervision and support to team members
  • Provide daily care, supervision and transport to clients
  • Develop and support individual care plans, including medication, hygiene and meal requirements
  • Providing support to work towards individual goals
  • Encourage community engagement to support and increase life skill of clients
  • Development of professional relationships with the participants, their families and other stakeholders and engagement and regular stakeholder meetings
  • Provision of accurate and timely case notes and incident reports
  • Use of Brevity Care Software


Skills & Experience

  • Cert IV or higher in Disability, Mental Health, Social Work or other relevant qualification
  • Experience with Alcohol and Other Drugs highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a leadership/management role in a human services organisation
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of services to people with a disability in a supported independent living and community access environment
  • Strong coordination, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Experience supporting people with complex disabilities where challenging behaviours are common – TCI training desirable
  • Knowledge of trauma and its effects on the development and behaviours of people
  • The ability to contribute positively within a team
  • NDIS knowledge and awareness  
  • Excellent communication skills, including computer skills, internet, email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A positive mindset, proactive can do attitude, solution focused
  • Basic business understanding and the importance of professional attitude and meeting deadlines
  • Completion of NDIS mandatory training modules
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current unrestricted NT Driver License
  • Availability to work across a 24/7 fortnightly rotating roster (including sleepover & active nights) and being on a rotating on-call roster

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check, NDIS worker screening check    


Benefits

  • Immediate start available
  • Work for a locally owned and operated service provider
  • Hourly rate from $36.00 per hour (dependent on qualifications)
  • Ongoing training, support and career advancement opportunities available to right candidates

Do not miss this amazing opportunity, put in your application today. 

How to Apply

We move quickly to shortlist so don’t delay your application.  Send your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format via the Seek Apply Now…

Due to the high volume of applicants please take note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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