House Supervisor, Disability Accommodation Services

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO3A
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/DHHS/EED/300000101E
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $71,603 - $77,498
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DDSO3A House Supervisor Shepparton (300000101) Re-advertised Dec2017 PD.docx (Word, 142KB)
Job Specification

DDSO3A House Supervisor Shepparton (300000101) Re-advertised Dec2017 PD.pdf (PDF, 140KB)
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Contact: Operations Manager
0409 337 637

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 Shepparton


Position Summary:

A Disability Support Worker Level 3A House Supervisor manages and provides leadership to a team (up to 12) of Disability Support Workers in a community group home.

The role is required to liaise with managers and staff of government and non-government service providers, community groups, and other interested parties in relation to client related and service delivery issues, and participate in the monitoring and evaluation of service performance and client outcomes.  The role requires highly developed leadership, management and practice knowledge to facilitate quality service outcomes in more complex environments.

Qualifications

  • Positions at the DDSO-3A level require an Advanced Diploma Disability Work, or Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability), or registered or eligibility to be registered as a Mental Retardation Nurse or other qualification recognised within departmental guidelines as being equivalent and a copy must be provided with your application.
  • A current Employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) card is required and will need to be provided prior to commencement of employment by the applicant. Currency will need to be maintained by the employee for the period of employment.
  • A full driver's licence is required as some positions and shifts may be required to drive clients to appointments and other locations.
  • A level 2 First Aid Certificate is required.

 Specialist expertise

  • Recognised experience and knowledge in the field of disability and ability to apply policies and processes to meet challenges of known or evolving disability support situations would be expected. This includes:
  • specialised and contemporary understanding of disability and an ability to apply this theoretical knowledge to client support
  • knowledge of and skill with coaching, supervision and planning practices
  • knowledge of complex conditions that impact on disability and the capacity to remain up-to-date with related developments

 

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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