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Reference Number 10473
Position Title Practice Leader - Housing & Support
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
State Victoria
Region Housing and Support Program
Program Supported Independent Living
Location Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Hours 76
Position Summary

Practice Leader - Housing and Support (Disability Services)

* Full-time, Permanent position

* Moonee Ponds Location

* Generous Salary packaging options

* Develop your career with a growing organisation


What’s important to us?

We are passionate about what we do and we respect every person’s story. annecto - the people network is an independent, not for profit association committed to increasing opportunities and choices for people with a disability, older people and their carers.


What’s the job?

The Practice Leader exists to provide leadership and guidance to a team of Support Workers who have responsibility for the delivery of our Supported Independent Living project in Moonee Ponds, ensuring that a high quality of service is provided to individuals in their home and out in the community.

All supports provided must be consistent with legislative requirements, funding as per service agreements and organisational policies and procedures. 

The Practice Leader will be an integral part in contributing to continuous improvement and quality of supports provided.

Key responsibilities include leading and engaging a team to provide high quality support to individuals that enable development of skills, meaningful participation and independence. 


What we need from you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Disability, Community Services, Individual Support or similar;
  • Minimum 3 years team leadership experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead staff through a range of workplace change initiatives with particular emphasis on employee behavioural and workplace system change;
  • Experience in rostering to meet the needs of the participants as required;
  • Demonstrated experience in completing and following individual plans and assessments;
  • Capacity to exercise judgement, initiative, decisiveness, accountability and results orientation;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to adapt communication for audience and purpose;
  • Proven ability to give and receive feedback to enhance quality of supports provided;
  • Solid understanding of workplace guidelines, procedures and systems, i.e Supervision, Performance Development, Quality standards;
  • Coaching and mentoring approach to staff development within a culture of continuous quality improvement;
  • Current Level 2 First Aid (with at least 12 months until expiry) & CPR (with at least 6 months until expiry) Certificates or willingness to complete prior to commencement;


What would be great to have:

  • Experience working within a complex and challenging environment will be highly regarded


If you would like more information, please refer to the Position Description.


Applicants with Australian work rights only.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.


Selection Criteria Essential: Relevant tertiary qualifications in Disability, Community Services, Individual Support or other relevant discipline.
Essential: Experience in coaching, supervision and preparing rosters for a team.
Essential: Demonstrated experience working within a similar challenging environment delivering services to people with complex needs.
Contact Person Sanela Osmic
Contact Number (03) 9687 7066
Closing Date 25/12/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.