Team Leader - PORT LINCOLN

Woodville, Australia


Team Leader – Port Lincoln

  • Great opportunity to join growing organisation

  • Leading SA profit-for-purpose disability organisation

  • On-the-job training and skills development


    Cara seeks an experienced Team Leader who will work using a person centred approach, with strong leadership and people management skills.


    Your new organisation

    We are a leading SA profit-for-purpose organisation with a long and proud history of over 60 years working in partnership with people living with disability, their families and the community to create a better life.


    Your new role

    You will engage and lead a team of Community Support Workers to support Accommodation Services. and their families.


    You will be supporting children to empower them to holistically meet their needs, enhance their lifestyle choices, to have fun and be actively involved in the community.


    You must have relevant experience within the disability and/or community services industries and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of active support programs, positive behaviour support, and high health support.


    You will be responsible for the rostering of your team, and the general day to day administration needs of the service, along with a hands on role with the people we support and their families.


    We support people 24 hours a day, every day - including mornings, evenings, weekends, and sleepovers. We'd like for you to be flexible and to be able to work at other Cara locations when needed.


    Your certifications:

  • Current DCSI Child Related Employment Clearance is essential for this role

  • Certificate IV in Disability or Community Services (or equivalent)

  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 or equivalent)

  • Current South Australian Driver's Licence


    Your competencies:

  • Knowledge of Person Centred thinking practice

  • Experience within the disability industry

  • Experience leading a team

  • Supervision/Management Training (desirable)

  • Training and accreditation in high health support, positive behaviour support, active support and medication control.


    If this fits your skills and experience, we encourage you to apply and also include a cover letter and address the key selection criteria.

    Please share with us your experiences, both professional and personal, which showcase your personality, skills, qualifications, experience and values.

    To download a Position Description please click here

    I want to know more about Cara

    You can contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8347 4588 for any queries you may have.



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Eat & Drink

Peet's and Philz coffee provided all day to order and pantry snacks