Team Leader - Disability Support Services

Job Title: Team Leader - Disability Support Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alderley, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 3/08/2020
Reference: JO-2007-101002_1598168999
Contact Name: Chrissy Mandalis
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2020 17:51

Job Description

With an extensive and treasured history, this care services provider is moving into a new and exciting chapter of growth.

To support the ongoing evolution and expansion, they seek to appoint a highly capable, experienced and passionate leader who is eager to motivate a dedicated team of Disability Support Workers who are providing quality care and support services to their clients.

Your primary focus is on advising and supporting each of these staff members to ensure an engaged culture, continuous development of each member and the highest level of care.

About the Role

Reporting to a supportive Manager, your primary role will involve supervising, training and supporting Disability Support Workers thrugh -

  • Onboarding and induction
  • Coaching staff to assist participants in capacity building
  • Sharing accumulated knowledge and experience with peers and team members
  • Ensure staff comply with policies and procedures for workplace health and safety
  • Participate in training and professional development activities
  • Undertake risk assessments and develop work plans
  • Ensure staff maintain up to date and accurate case records
  • Undertake performance management plans and records
  • Regular reporting of accurate statistical data
  • You will also be requied to be on call after hours for emergencies - including participating in roster for emergency on-call coverage

About you
The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Formal qualifications in human services and/or extensive experience in the area of disability
  • Excellent staff leadership and supervision capabilities
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a caring disposition
  • Ability to review, update and implement process
  • Genuine values aligned with this values-driven organisation
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Working with Children Blue Card and Yellow Card

The Benefits

  • National organisation who are continuing to expand
  • Join an agile team with a genuine, heartfelt connection to their long standing values
  • Autonomy to build the team with support from the leadership team
  • Secure role with a certain future of further development and success

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Chrissy Mandalis on 07 3023 1010, quoting ref no. JO-2007-101002. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at