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Coordinator, Exceptional Needs Accommodation | Holden Hill


Job No: ASA708
Location: Adelaide
  • Full-time fixed term twelve month contract, with possibility of an extension
  • Based at Holden Hill
  • Attractive salary packaging options

AnglicareSA’s Exceptional Needs program provides case management support to clients of the Exceptional Needs program across outreach and accommodation services. The program provides person-centred and individualised support within 24/7 accommodation sites for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients with complex support needs.

We are looking for an ‘Exceptional’ Leader to develop, coach and mentor our dedicated team of Case Workers who are responsible for providing holistic and direct psycho-social support to clients living in our supported accommodation sites.

Do you have a genuine desire to make a difference? Are you an experienced, passionate leader who can navigate and guide a team through continuous improvement approaches, whist remaining focussed on achieving positive outcomes and building a strong team based culture?  Are you able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written?

As the Coordinator, Exceptional Needs Accommodation you will have an understanding of holistic support models (and ideally the Active Support model) and how it can be applied for at risk clients, experiencing significant mental ill-health and social isolation. You will have experience in leading and working with Aboriginal people and multi-cultural teams. You will be committed to continuous process improvement and increasing service levels and efficiencies, particularly in readiness for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Your previous experience in a leadership role will assist you to develop staff and create positive working environments. You will manage the efficient and effective day to day operation of the service including the rostering of staff. Your interpersonal skills will assist you to develop relationships with clients, external agencies, clinicians, families and the community.

To be a successful applicant you will have successfully completed a minimum of Certificate IV (in Non Clinical Mental Health or Community Services), with post graduate studies in social work, social services or similar highly desirable, or significant experience will also be considered.

Job Benefits:

As an AnglicareSA employee you will enjoy the benefits of working in an organisation which adheres to its clear values and behaviours in everything it undertakes. You will build relationships with like-minded people who all have a main focus to improve the lives of our customers.

You will benefit from in-house training and professional development opportunities because we support your growth and passion.

You will also have access to attractive salary packing which means your take home pay is increased, discounted retail shopping options, gym memberships and Corporate Health Insurance.

For further information please contact Margaret Heywood on 0423 552 665 during business hours.

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To apply please enter your details below and attach your resume and cover letter.

When applying, please ensure you address the demonstrable requirements/competencies in your covering letter.

Applications close 9am, Monday 6th March 2017.

We encourage applicants from Aboriginal and all other cultures

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. Some roles will also be required to undergo a 
DCSI -Working with Children/Disability Check.

Job contact

Name: Margaret Heywood

Phone: 0423 552 66