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Service Lead

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Job Listing Date
12 Nov 2020
Albany & Great Southern
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About the role

This is an opportunity for you to make your mark in a leading community service organisation. This is a mentoring role, with significant responsibility, and we'd love you to help shape our future and ensure even better outcomes for the people we support. You will provide guidance and support to create a work environment that enables a high performing team to deliver high quality and sustainable support services to people with disability and psychosocial disability that align with service standards and best practice models.

About You

You're going to love this job because you are:

  • A natural leader and mentor - the perfect team captain
  • Keen to continue with direct client supports while taking on new challenges
  • Person-centred – your motivation is the people we exist to serve
  • Someone who celebrates the successes of others
  • Inspired to work for an organisation with big aspirations
  • A doer, with initiative and flair
  • Able to facilitate teamwork and collaboration, leading by example
  • Resilient
  • Resourceful and open-minded
  • A linker - you pull people together
  • An influencer and a listener
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Committed, grounded and real.

You will also have:

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of contemporary theory, practice and its application in the area of disability and/or mental health (including excellent understanding of person-centred, strength-based support)
  • Understanding of individualised funding models and the key developments and issues facing the not-for-profit sector
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or commensurate significant (i.e. 3 years+) experience and relevant professional development.

Working with Uniting.

A few reasons you might like to join the team:

  • Extra annual leave
  • Boost your take home pay with salary packaging
  • Generous long-service leave
  • A great team environment.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

How to apply

If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference, we encourage you to apply online via SEEK with a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best person for the role or call Sam Barron to find out more on 0428 910 423 between 9am and 4pm.

A position description with more detail is available at

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have your own vehicle and are willing to use it for work purposes?
  • Do you have significant knowledge and understanding of contemporary theory, practice and its application in the area of disability and/or mental health?

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