Team Leader – Hunter New England

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Newcastle, Tamworth
Job Type:Contract/Temp

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About LAC Partners in the Community (PITC)

Uniting is a partner of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across NSW in the local communities Hunter New England, Illawarra Shoalhaven, Nepean Blue Mountains, Northern Sydney, Western Sydney and Southern NSW.

Uniting LAC support people aged 7-65 who have NDIS plans and are eligible for the scheme, as well as connect people, who are not eligible for the scheme, to services and supports in their local community.

About Uniting

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.

Responsibilities

As an effective leader, you will be responsible for leading and managing day to day operations, setting objectives, managing performance, and coaching and developing up to 20 staff. You will lead the development of a service culture that promotes person centred operational excellence, reflecting the rights of people with disability to exercise control over all aspects of their lives.

Are you the Person we are looking for?

You will have demonstrated experience in leading and maintaining high performance teams within the disability or related services, and an understanding of relevant sector standards, policy, direction and changes, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme

We are looking for people who have lived experience, or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, families, carers and the community. Qualifications in allied health, disability services, education, human services, community development or social work, and experience in local government or other customer facing environments that support or provide services to the community will be highly regarded.

Benefits & Culture:

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Salary packaging (visit https://accesspay.com.au/ for more information)
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing
  • Ongoing career development opportunities

Please also look at the position description attached below for more information about the role and address all of the selection criteria.

Position Description: Team Leader

Applications Close: Sunday 6th December 2020

Employment with Uniting LAC Program is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Reference Checks, State and National Police Checks and entry level checks conducted by Services Australia.