Advantage Healthcare Support Nursing Agency (AHS) is a well-established organization that provides in-home support across NSW. As a DSW Team Leader, you will be part of a dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the people we take care of. We pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and most importantly our unwavering passion for the rights of people with disability.
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Team Leader to join our supportive team here at AHS. In this role, the Team Leader will be responsible to lead, coach and manage group of Support Workers. You will play a key role in delivering safe and quality services to support our NDIS participants. Reporting to the Care Manager, you will communicate the goals of the company, and ensure safety practices, shifts and schedules are well-managed to meet client needs and service requirements.
When you work for AHS it is not just another job, you will be contributing to something that makes a positive impact to people’s lives on a daily basis. As a for-profit and purpose business, we are a small, passionate team that rely on each other to get the job done.
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:
Promote quality service delivery whilst ensuring clients receive the highest standard of care
Motivate Support Workers and assess their performance
Serve as the avenue to communicate concerns and policies among Support Workers and Management.
Play a key role in ensuring the activities and services provided by the SWs promote independence, enablement and wellness.
The position will act as a role model and provide coaching, guidance, mentoring, and community-based support to ensure clients receive the services they choose to live in their homes and communities
Assist in developing the competence of new or less experience Support Workers through training/buddy shifts and sharing knowledge.
Supported by HR team, ensure all support staff’s compliance documents are up-to-date and mandatory trainings are completed.
Organize, conduct, and attend performance management meetings with support staff and follow through on meeting outcomes monitoring progress until completion.
Service coverage to facilitate the delivery of quality services and continuity of care of AHS customers. Your schedule would be 4 days on the road/shift work and 1 day admin work.
The ideal candidate:
To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:
Certificate III or IV in Community Services or other related discipline is highly regarded.
1-2 years experience in similar role is highly desirable
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Exceptional customer service and problem-solving skills
Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail.
Ability to develop and implement plans and processes
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Sound computer and IT skills
First Aid and CPR certificate
NDIS Worker Screening check
Working with Children Check (WWCC)
Valid driver’s license and comprehensive car insurance
Full COVID-19 Booster vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption
What we offer:
Great team environment working with experienced, capable, supportive, and fun people!
Be part of something new and exciting – this is an opportunity to influence and shape the nature of our business.
Opportunities for career progression and personal development