Second Team Leader
Leader, SK
Opportunity to secure employment with a recognised Employer of Choice within the disability sector
True investment in your on-going learning and development
Unique reward and recognition program
Team Leader - South Eastern Melbourne
Enjoy the benefits of working for an Employer of Choice
Lead a growing team of lifestyle assistants across our thriving accommodation services
Unique recognition and reward programs monthly and quarterly
About the company
Afford is a recognised Employer of Choice within the disability sector, and we are celebrating our 67th year. Our extensive footprint covers Day Programs / Accommodation Services / Respite; Allied Health Services; Community Services; Employment Services; Afford Getaways and Club Afford; Supported Employment and training to our client audience across the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Region, south eastern and norther Queensland region as well as our new services across the Bayside region of Melbourne.

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence, person centred care focused on individual outcomes and the fact that we are highly respected in the disability community.

As part of our strategic plan for ongoing growth for 2018/2019, we have are expanding our accommodation services in the Victorian market and will be opening up 5 new Group Homes over the coming months, in and around Narre Warren and Cranbourne.

Our existing Sydney sites spread from Windsor down to Nowra, and from Penrith to Ashfield with further expansion plans for 2018, and in Queensland we have sites from surfers Paradise up to Caboolture, with many more to follow. We currently have a total staff of +-1900 employees, employed in full-time, part-time and casual capacities and we support over 3,200 clients daily.

Our focus has always, and will always remain on making sure our clients enjoy a high quality life, with no limitations as to what they can achieve. Our successful programs are well documented on our You Tube channel, and are a true testament to what we stand for.

About the opportunity
Due to our decision to strategically grow into the Melbourne market,, we are looking to appoint a SECOND Team Leader who is not only experienced but also passionate.This is an administration focused role due to the on-going roll out of the NDIS, along with management of site, staff and clients. To highlight a few of your daily and weekly responsibilities:

Invoicing and administration for NDIS clients
Manage the day to day operations of the various sites and drop in services.
Budget management
Building of robust 24/7 rosters across the multiple Group Homes that we have
NDIS meetings with families, carers and potential clients to discuss needs and packages
Manage and support your direct reports and subordinate staff.
Contribute to quality and continuous business improvement.
Oversee the Individual Lifestyle Planning process and client support.
Co-ordinate case management for clients as required.
Promote positive family and community relationships.
Manage and co-ordinate all site administrative processes and assets.
Provide support to the District Manager for your region.
Ensure a safe and healthy workplace by implementing and adhering to all Afford WHS policies and procedures.
About the candidate
As this is a client facing and administrative position, it is very important that the successful candidate not only displays the qualities needed for a Team Leader, but that they have proven skills and experience in the following:

Qualification in Disability - minimum Cert IV in Community Services / Disability or equivalent - highly advantageous
Minimum of 2 / 3 years experience in a supervisory capacity within disability services
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the NDIS
Previous experience in managing and supervising staff
Genuine interest in working with people with disabilities
Experience in working with clients with complex and challenging needs
Previous experience in developing, planning and implementing Individual Lifestyle Plans
Ability to build and work in a tight knit team,
Strong administrative skills - Invoicing, reporting, managing budgets and rosters etc
Effective and clear communication skills - both written and verbal
A clean, unrestricted VIC drivers licence
Why be part of Afford?

Excellent working conditions;
Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options;
Career development and advancement opportunities.
Monthly and quarterly rewards for excellent customer service.
Afford is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

In order for you to be considered for this role this position you will need to have a clear police check and undergo a pre-placement medical assessment.

To apply, please submit your resume and covering letter by hitting the " apply now" button.