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Are you our next Great Mate and Team Leader?

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re always excited to welcome new Great Mates to our rapidly growing team. We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Team Leader. This is an exciting and rewarding role where you’ll be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operation and managing a team of Lifestyle Assistants to success in an administrative capacity. You’ll also be directly involved in the progression and development of the people we support. Your role involves managing cases and implementing individual lifestyle plans that provide the right level of care for each Great Mate living life with different abilities. If you’re someone who is always up for a challenge and thrives working with people, both individually and as part of a team, this is for you.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Ensure day-to-day operations of allocated Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Individualised Living Options (ILO) run smoothly and adhere to all compliance measures
  • Manage and oversee administrative processes including budget management, invoicing and direct reports
  • Work closely with potential participants and/or their families/carers to discuss their care and NDIS needs
  • Assist the people we support by planning, developing and implementing individual lifestyle plans and managing cases where needed
  • Co-ordinate robust 24/7 rosters that align with varied lifestyle and care requirements
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum 2–3 years’ experience in a similar supervisory role within the disability sector
  • Experience working with people a range of disabilities including complex needs, mental health needs and challenging behaviours
  • A solid understanding of the NDIS
  • Strong administrative, communication and problem solving skills
  • A can-do attitude and hunger to learn
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • NDIS Workers Screening (Blue & Yellow Card)
  • Current unrestricted QLD driver’s license
  • Cert 4 Disability or equivalent
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Room for professional and personal development
  • A long-term career with opportunity for progression
  • Great culture you won’t find elsewhere – conferences, quarterly hang outs, and more
  • Resident office dog and emotional support, Mia
  • Sunny Queensland location
  • Five weeks of Annual Leave
  • We know you would love to spend your birthday with great mates…but we give you the option to take it off too.
  • Great Mates for life
Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Lifestyle Assistant?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?

PS. We will only be considering applicants with the right to work in Australia.

If we sound like a good fit, we’d love to hear from you. We’re just a click away (or alternatively please email your CV and cover letter to dwayne.fuller@greatmates.com.au).

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