House Supervisor – Disability Support Services
· Permanent Part Time X 2
At McCallum, we work with people to create a life that works for them.
About the role
We are seeking two experienced disability professionals to join our team in leadership roles.
As House Supervisor, your role is to lead a team of Residential Support Workers to provide quality support services to residents in your care.
Ideally you will be an experienced Disability Supervisor but we also encourage applications from candidates who have demonstrated support work experience and possess leadership aspiration and potential. For us, it is about ensuring we get the right person that fits with the needs of our residents and their families. If you are a person who is passionate about supporting people with a disability and helping them achieve their goals in life we would like to hear from you!
Our House Supervisors work a 65 hour fortnight base roster. This includes some sleepovers and at least one weekend shift once a fortnight. You are supported by a competent and caring Accommodation Services Manager and form part of team with your House Supervisor peers.
To support a COVIDsafe work environment, we are only able to consider applications from people who are not working in secondary employment. This is because we have a protocol of limiting social contact to support the safety of our residents and other employees. To be successful in this role, you will also need to demonstrate that you understand what it means to practice supports safely in this COVID-19 environment.
We are looking for individuals who:
Is a fair, consistent and organised leader
Has a track record of enabling and empowering people, utilising the person-centred active support model of care
Have a demonstrated understanding of the NDIS including planning and support coordination
Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills, including good listening skills
Understanding of safe rostering principles and competent IT skills
Understand and champion positive behaviour support practices
Sound financial understanding of individual and household budgets
Are creative and pro-active with regards to how you provide support, always striving to improve experiences
Skills & Experience
The successful applicant will ideally have:
Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate
Certificate IV in Disability/Community Services (preferred) or relevant industry experience
A valid Victorian Driver’s License
McCallum has a proud history of providing integrated disability services in the Ballarat & St Arnaud Communities of over 60 years. We have a vision of being recognised by customers as the eminent, integrated disability service provider that continually enriches lives. We do this by living our values: We do what is right, succeeding by working together and taking responsibility for our actions. We value everyone’s unique contribution and enable and empower each other to be able to achieve. To work with us, you will need to live these values too.
How to Apply
To be considered for this position please head over to our careers page at www.mccallum.org.au/careers and submit the following:
A cover letter that outlines why you want to work for us and why you are suitable for the position.
You will also find a copy of the position description on the site.
At McCallum we support a culture where individuals of any background feel included and confident bringing their whole selves to work. We aim to foster talent and empower our staff.
Please be advised that the successful applicant must complete a National Police Check and a DWES Review.
We are currently accepting direct applicants only, please no agency referrals.