Team Leader

Job Title: Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepparton, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$120000 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: TL Shep_1580957570
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 06, 2020

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time
Term: Ongoing
Location: Shepparton
Salary: $80k-$120k (depending on experience)

Qualification: Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy

Everyday Independence is seeking a Team Leader with either a background in Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy to lead & grow their Shepparton service.

The organisation:

Improving the lives of people living with a disability.
Striving to be the best in the world at interdisciplinary therapy; within a person's natural environment; and in ways that are inclusive of the person's family, friends and community.
People matter to Everyday Independence; and we are developing a workforce that is skilled, passionate and driven to providing therapy within a social model of disability.

Growing because of their success and culture

  • Australia Allied Health Aware Winner: Team Culture
  • Australia Allied Health Aware Winner: Early Career

The role:

Seeking candidates from either Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy who are committed to working in a person-centred approach. Backgrounds to work with a varied age range of clients, early childhood, children, teenagers, adults presenting with a disability through the NDIS.

In this role you will;

  • Work with children & families or across the lifespan
  • Manage a complex caseload & support staff members in their clinical work
  • Gather information using assessments, conversations, observations & play-based approaches
  • Identify facilitators and barriers within a person's environment
  • Develop person-centred goals collaboratively with the person and their support
  • Empower and build the capacity of people, families and communities
  • Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes, using relevant outcomes measures and discuss outcomes with people, family and stakeholders
  • Write reports in a timely and professional manner & maintain full accurate records
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Work with your team to achieve its purpose and to drive positive results

The successful candidate:

  • Bachelor degree or Masters in Speech Pathology / Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA membership / SPA membership
  • Experience working as a team leader/managing a team
  • Growth mindset, innovative, team player, committed to continuous learning
  • Experience working with people with disabilities
  • Willingness to complete DWES check, police check, 2 reference checks and other compliance documents
  • Victorian or NSW Driving licence

What you get in return:

  • Work for an organisation that prides themselves on being person-centred in every way
  • An organisation who adapt to change, support innovation and are forward-thinking
  • Continuous professional development provided, including organisation specific conferences
  • A growing organisation, lots of career progression opportunities
  • Competitive salary plus generous vehicle options, phone and laptop
  • They like you to grow as they do = lots of internal promotion
  • Career progression plan that you will follow and review with your direct report
  • Participate in an industry-leading new training program (intake every 8 weeks) followed by our mentoring and coaching programmes (ongoing)
  • Large emphasis on team inclusiveness and collaboration - weekly team meetings and peer supervision too
  • 25% support/admin workforce vs 75% allied health professionals = 1 admin resource to every 4 allied health professionals
  • Work with your consumers through long term intervention (ideally a minimum of 12 months)
  • Lots of supports in place to help you achieve as much therapy in your role as possible
  • Their core value is "people matter" and this is supported by values of strengths-based, excellence, integrity, simplicity and appreciation.
  • You have access to administration and scheduling support
  • Relocation expenses for some applicants

If you wish to apply:

Everyday Independence is an equal opportunities employer.

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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