Team Leader

Part time (4 days per week) contract position until December 2024 based in East Maitland $104k - $108k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH and part time options available!Our Organisation  The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.    As part of The Benevolent Society's vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   About the role  As our Team Leader, you be responsible for leading a well-established, dedicated and passionate team of allied health professionals. Your main focus? To foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement, where team members are empowered to contribute their ideas and innovate. You will be a strong leader, mentoring your team to provide high-quality services in accordance with the NDIS scheme. This Position Manages Two locations: East Maitland (Hub) and Broadmeadow (Community based).  Duties   Provide clear and focused leadership to your multi-disciplinary team of OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators  Support your staff with professional supervision and will be a hands on Team Leader, who prioritises their staff and is available and approachable   Hold a small caseload of clients to ensure our clients in the local area receive the highest levels of service  Sit as an integral part of our Regional Management Team, with full support of your Manager and a buddy from our peer network to help you settle in and thrive! Our Benefits     We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes:  Salary Benefits -You can package up to $15,900 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!   Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.     Work/Life Balance - Enjoy flexible work arrangements, including hybrid home/office options, and accrue an additional day off each month (a bonus of 12 days per year) as a full-time employee. Recognition and Reward - Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years.      Wellness - Stay fit with a Fitness passport, utilise our Employee Assistance Program, and even purchase additional Professional development - We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth.  Our Reconciliation Commitment - First Nations employees have access to cultural and ceremonial leave, as well as the options to be a voice on our First Nations Staff Reference Group & RAP working group and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.Skills and Experience   Relevant Tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience Track record of improving client outcomes in disability services and desire to provide high quality services to clients directly  The ability to build and develop an engaged, high performing team  Good management skills including troubleshooting, managing multiple deadlines and conflict resolution  Pragmatic approach to problem solving, decision making and manage balancing priorities  Working in a collaborative, cross functional way with teams, peers and stakeholders to achieve outcomes  Current driver’s license If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.  Your next adventure starts today! To apply, click the Apply Now button and submit your CV and Cover letter outlining the following: Having someone with strong ties to the community could greatly benefit our team. Could you please elaborate on your local connections? Additionally, we operate as a large remote team, but it's essential for this role to be predominantly available in our East Maitland office throughout the week. How do you envision balancing remote work with office presence? Lastly, NDIS experience, particularly in managing clinicians, is highly desired for this position. Could you share your experience in this area?For any queries, please contact Lara on 0401 674 984 for a friendly confidential discussion. Click here for Position Profile 100000 AUD Australia - NSW Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter East Maitland 2323