Manager Supported Independent Living Services - Jobs in Mt Gambier & Limestone Coast - 752422

Minda Incorporated
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Manager - Supported Independent Living Services

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Manager to lead a new era in service delivery for Minda.

With almost 2,200 employees, Minda Inc. is the largest and most diverse employer in the disability sector in South Australia, providing services and support to 3,500 people. As a values-based organisation we pride ourselves on creating a vibrant community and working environment, where staff join a team that are passionate and committed to improving the lives of people with disability.

We are looking for a dynamic and outcome driven leader to join us in the role of Manager, Supported Independent Living, Mount Gambier/Limestone Coast

As a leader, you will be responsible for building a high performing team, acting as a positive role model and ensuring that you uphold our values Heart, Opportunity, Community, Respect and Empathy.

Your commitment to person centred practices will ensure the development and implementation of strategies and practices aimed at supporting valued outcomes for clients and families. These include ensuring a high level of quality, achievement of standards, legislative requirements, service provision and financial management.

The successful candidate will have significant recent experience working within the disability sector and extensive knowledge of the Disability Services Act (1986) and Disability Service Standards.

To be considered you will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to provide sound leadership and direction to staff using best practice and Person Centred Approaches, to achieve successful outcomes for the individuals we support
  • Effective monitoring of staff teams to ensure appropriately skilled and qualified staff to deliver high quality services to clients/residents
  • Overseeing the recruitment, induction, training and supervision of employees and contribute to the safe placement of volunteers/students
  • Responsibility for the financial expenditure for the people we support and organisational budget in line with appropriate funding
  • Ensuring the implementation of disability standards in service delivery
  • Overseeing performance reviews, and developing performance improvement plans in conjunction with staff to ensure best practice and compliance with legislative and workplace policy requirements
  • Adherence to workplace health safety and welfare, ensuring policies and procedures are communicated and staff are compliant with safety plans
  • The ability to build professional relationships with families, advocates, friends, the community and other professionals.
  • The ability to effectively manage time and prioritise tasks.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to prepare briefings, reports and other communications for presentation to a wide group of stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge of current theory and practice in provision of services to people living with disabilities.
  • An understanding of Disability Services Standards and relevant legislation.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and previous experience in leading and managing change are desirable.

    For a confidential discussion contact Lisa Feder, Acting Senior Manager, Supported Independent Living Services on 0427561349.

    The position description and information about our organisation can be found on our website

    Minda offers competitive remuneration, generous tax-free salary packaging options and flexible working patterns within the needs of the service.

    Applications to be received no later than 9am Tuesday 24 September 2019.
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