Team Leader, Disability - Port Lincoln

Hindmarsh, Australia

 Team Leaders, Disability – Port Lincoln


·          Two permanent full-time roles

·          Leading SA profit-for-purpose disability organisation

·          Competitive remuneration and salary packaging

 About us

At Cara we have a long and proud history of over 60 years, we are a growing South Australian disability organisation with almost 1,000 employees supporting over 750 customers in respite, accommodation and Home Community Support.

As a leading disability service provider, Cara is committed to working alongside children and adults with disability to grow as individuals and live a life rich in opportunities. Our promise is ‘we find possible’.

Our work is guided by four key values – we make it personal, we are careful, we discover and create, and we are persistent

Come and find possible with us!

Your new role

We are seeking a motivated Team Leader, with experience supporting customers managing mental health, drug and alcohol issues and domestic/family violence, with strong leadership and people management skills to manage a team of dedicate Community Support Workers to support our customers.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role we would love to hear from you.

Skills and experience

·          Experience supporting individuals living with a disability

·          Experience in leading a team

·          Sound understanding of person centred philosophy and practice

·          Experience supporting customers manage mental health, drug and alcohol issues, domestic/family violence

·          Experience working in a residential setting

·          Experience working with people with trauma backgrounds as a result of childhood or adult experience or neglect or abuse

·          Experience in Case Management

·          Knowledge of Mental Health Support Systems in South Australia (i.e. Community-based Mental Health Supports, mainstream supports)

·          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·          An influencer and good listener

·          Warm, caring, resilient and grounded


Essential criteria:

·          Current DCSI Child Related Employment Clearance

·          Certificate IV in Mental Health or Certificate IV in Individual Support or equivalent

·          Current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)

·          Current South Australian Driver’s Licence



·          Bachelor in Social Work / Human Services or equivalent

·          Certificate IV in Business/Frontline Management or equivalent (check PD before advertising)


We offer:

·          Flexible work hours

·          Competitive remuneration package including salary sacrifice benefits

·          Rewarding friendly work environment

·          On the job paid training

·         Great career opportunities in a growing organisation

·         Values based organisation focussing on our people

·         Access to Smart technology including laptop

·         Competitive remuneration package including salary sacrifice benefits


How do I apply?

To submit an application click APPLY now including a Cover Letter and Resume.

To view the Position Description please click here.

Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/2880209/life/
Visit our website at www.cara.org.au.

For any enquiries contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8347 4588.

The closing date for this role is Monday, 2 September 2019.