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NDIS Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Team Leader, Wollongong

About us
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. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe. Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe. As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking a Team Leader to report to the District Manager, working from our Wollongong LAC office and leading the team to proactively drive change in their local communities and build awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).As Team leader for the LAC Program, you will be responsible for leading and managing day to day operations, setting objectives, managing performance, and coaching and developing team members in conjunction with the Workplace Learning Coach. You will lead the development of a service culture that promotes person centred approaches and outcomes, reflecting the right of people with disability to exercise control over all aspects of their lives. 

Skills & Experience 

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and maintaining high performance teams within the disability or related services.

  • Lived experience, or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, families, carers and the community is desirable.

  • Understanding of relevant sector standards, policy, direction and changes, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in the social and community /government sectors well regarded.

  • You will need to be experienced in using computers to input information, Word and Excel, as all our information systems are online.

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.

  • Play a significant role in one of the biggest social reforms since Medicare.

  • Salary packaging (visit Advantage Salary Packaging) 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.

  • Career development opportunities.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

02/01/2019 $0 Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast Australia 1 Community Services & Development
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