Riverwood Community Centre

Aged and Disability Team Leader

Aged and Disability Team Leader

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate Team Leader to join our Aged and Disability Team.  The position offers:

  • Full-time permanent role
  • Very generous salary packaging entitlements
  • Based in Riverwood

The Organisation

Riverwood Community Centre is a Not for Profit Community Centre that has operated in Riverwood for over 40 years and has an outstanding reputation for working collaboratively with the local community. We are a diverse organisation, structured and staffed to service a community of all ages and backgrounds. RCC is fully committed to the local community and maintains strong ongoing relationships with our stakeholders.

The Role

This role is responsible for coordinating the delivery of a diverse range of individual and group programs for older people. The Team Leader will have strong leadership skills, ensuring staff maintain a focus on consumer directed support aligned to personal goals and service delivery objectives. You will have the skills to lead your team to be accountable, respectful and to work successfully together delivering service excellence. 

The Team Leader will be highly motivated, with excellent organisational and problem-solving skills who is committed to the provision of quality care, continuous improvement, and also has the capacity to work independently and as part of a team. You will be able to build strong, positive relationships with our consumers and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills particularly when working with clients from CALD backgrounds

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences (or equivalent)
  • Experience in planning and coordinating Aged Care services
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Wellness and Reablement Approach
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, and the ability to manage, coach and develop teams and individuals
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and engagement skills working with diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of the Consumer Directed Care, Model of service delivery
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Well-developed time management and problem-solving skills.

Highly Desirable

  • At least 2 years supervisory experience
  • Ability to speak a second language
  • Current Driver’s License

To apply for this role please read the job description on our website   riverwoodcommunity.org.au and email a cover letter, your current resume and an application addressing the essential criteria to Donna.L@riverwoodcommunity.org.au

Criminal Record check required

Applications close by Friday 1st November 2019


Job Description – Aged & Disability Team Leader

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