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June

Forensic Disability Team Leader

CARECHOICE - Melbourne, VIC

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About us

We’ve been supporting people with a disability since 2007. Specialising in 24-hour disability programs for individuals with multiple and complex needs, we’re proud to be a trusted and registered service provider with the NDIA, TAC, DHHS and Worksafe.

Our values are flexibility, honesty, reliability and responsiveness.

About the opportunity

We’re currently recruiting for a Team Leader to join our forensic disability team located in Melbourne. As the newest member to our team reporting directly to our Disability Manager, you’ll be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members throughout the forensic disability programs on a daily basis, ensuring the team provides quality services and safeguards to our clients that promote opportunities for meaningful participation and active inclusion in society.

A day in the life as a Forensic Disability Team Leader with CareChoice, may see you supporting your team with:

  • Coaching, mentoring, guidance and support to identify risk increasing behaviours
  • Coordination of supports to complex client programs
  • Maintain and audit client records for compliance purposes
  • Crisis management and incident report follow up
  • Assess staff performance on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in on-call and recall duties as rostered

About you

As a positive role model with a ‘can do attitude’, you’ll have a high degree of initiative and strong desire to achieve outstanding results. Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Previous experience supporting clients with complex needs in the community
  • Relevant qualifications in the disability and community services
  • A genuine desire to ensure that clients receive exceptional service
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and cultivate a strength-based approach
  • Knowledge of restrictive practices
  • Knowledge and experience writing person-centred plans
  • Excellent attention-to-detail and supervisory skills
  • Valid driver’s licence

Benefits & culture

CareChoice is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

As a CareChoice employee, benefits you’ll be able to take advantage of include:

  • Access to our Care4U employee hub providing discounts with major retailers
  • Monthly Recognition & Reward for Employee of the Month
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Career development opportunities

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. So, don’t delay, apply today. For further information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@carechoice.NET.au.

Employment with CareChoice is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Professional Reference Checks, Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.