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House Supervisor (Ddso3a) - Bundoora - Vdas (495946)

LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Apply nowJob no:495946
Employment type:Full Time
Location:Melbourne
Categories:Disability

About the organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 530 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness.

We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. 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

This role independently supervises staff and services to support people with disabilities, across their life cycle and in all domains of life, to enable access to a quality life with dignity and respect in the least restrictive environment. The role requires you to demonstrate strong leadership qualities, have experience in working with clients in small group home settings.

This group home in Bundoora caters for the needs of a small number of clients with high complex behaviours, medical requirements and mental health support needs, you will also have strong knowledge of relevant legislation and NDIS support knowledge as well as excellent skills in communicating effectively with a diverse group of key stakeholders.

Full-time roster 78.30/ 73.30 fortnightly including two rostered weekends per roster.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and plan support for people with disabilities to participate in a range of life areas based on the goals of individual support plan and advocate on behalf of clients and their families, to support inclusion, participation and respect for rights
  • Administer medication treatments and therapies or seek appropriate medical assistance according to prescribed protocols
  • Work to develop and maintain team morale and effectiveness and provide day-to-day mentoring and best practice knowledge and be professionally accountable for autonomous decisions that impact on clients and staff.
  • Prepare detailed reports, data and notation within area of expertise or responsibility and identify areas of service improvement

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management or equivalent Disability or a related equivalent academic qualification (bachelor’s degree or above) WITH Demonstrated experience as a senior disability support worker supporting clients with complex needs and behaviours
  • A current Senior First Aid (level 2) Certificate
  • A current unrestricted Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency essential 
  • Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
  • Demonstrated compliance with NDIS requirements for Disability Support Workers

Benefits

  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations with an enviable reputation in this sector
  • Life Without Barriers offers ongoing training, support and career advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to join an organisation where diversity and inclusion are a reality 

How to Apply: Through “LWB current vacancies Job ref 495946” Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any general enquiries (not applications) including persons with disability that require adjustments please contact john.mcgrath@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on the 1st March 2021

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

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Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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