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Team Lead - Sandy Bay and Kingston (TAS)

Apply now Job no: 493819
Work type: Permanent
Location: Hobart
Categories: Residential Services

Location: Duke St & Turquoise Way, Hobart - TAS
Salary Range: SCHADS level 3.
Job Reference: 493819

About Able Australia

Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services across Tasmania, Victoria, the ACT and South East Queensland. For over 50 years we have proudly supported people with multiple disabilities and deafblindness to achieve their goals. As a registered provider of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) our vision is to enable the people we support to live the life they choose. Committed to Trust, Respect, Excellence and Kindness, we provide high quality supports that reflect evidence-based best practice. We strive to ensure our clients live better days, every day.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity in our growing organisation for a Team Leader. We are looking for an exceptional individual with the ability to lead a diverse team and develop the service within a supported independent living home (SIL).

In this role you will work alongside Disability Support Workers to directly support participants with activities of daily living, domestic tasks, goal development, empowerment and active support.

To succeed in this role you will be experienced in engaging with persons with a disability and their families, third-party service providers, health professionals, advocates and government agencies. You have experience reviewing and managing Client related documentation, including person-centred plans, allied health & behaviour support plans and incident and feedback reporting.

As a leader and mentor, you are committed to inclusion, the delivery of high-quality services for people with a disability and respect the rights of all individuals.

Skills and experience required to be successful in this role:


  • Certificate IV in Disability or relevant qualification in a similar field or willingness to acquire.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience leading small teams and the demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership.
  • Computer literate.
  • An understanding of client programming and person-centred active support models.
  • Outcomes focused along with a professional and values driven attitude.
  • Efficient time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to develop collaborative relationships and gain trust and respect.
  • Ability to understand and manage financial budgets.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current VIC driver’s licence.
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccination or medical exemption.

Highly regarded and desirable:

  • Experience in the disability industry.
  • Understanding of the NDIS and relevant State and Commonwealth legislation / regulation relevant to Service Delivery.
  • Data literate and the ability to analyse, monitor and report data and information.

For further information regarding the role and its responsibilities please refer to the Position Description attached: Download File PD - Residential Service Lead - Team Leader (2).pdf

At Able Australia we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for a growing organisation that demonstrates industry leadership.
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Access to AbleRewards, our brand new benefits, recognition and wellness program.
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills.
  • Warm, caring and genuinely supportive team environment including a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program.
  • Continuous support and supervision to enable you to develop and progress.

How to apply

Please click on the APPLY NOW button and complete the online application form. You will need to upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role along with your skills and experience. 

Applications must be submitted by 5PM on Sunday 12th February 2023.

Please note, Able Australia is an inclusive equal opportunity employer and is compliant with public health orders regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine. You must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position.

Employment is conditional upon screening checks throughout employment, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) Right to Work in Australia, Employee Working with Vulnerable People Check and current professional registration.  

If you have any further questions regarding the position or would like to find out more, please email Yvette Hyde at

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