House Supervisor

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO3A
Work Location: Western - Ballarat
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/0042287
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $76,334 - $82,617
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: WD42287 House Supervisor DDSO3A PD May 2016.docx (Word, 176KB)
Job Specification

WD42287 House Supervisor DDSO3A PD May 2016.pdf (PDF, 95KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Jacqui McCowan
03 5333 6044

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location: 
Ballarat

 
Position Summary:

A Disability Development and Support Officer Level 3A House Supervisor manages and provides leadership to a team (up to 12) of Disability Development and Support Officers 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.

The suitable applicant/s will have a particular interest in supporting children with complex support requirements and enjoy working with families in a care team approach.

Are you

  • A leader who has a strong ability to engage and build teams
  • A good communicator
  • Enthusiastic and have a desire to achieve great outcomes
  • Confident and experienced in working with people who have complex support requirements

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 review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and 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/

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.


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