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Team Leader – Supported Living – Western Sydney

Organisation : Unisson Disability

Location : Sydney (Blacktown)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Program Coordination & Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 6 Feb, 2021

About the role

  • Full time role leading team of disability support workers in our supported living team.
  • Above award salary of $74,851 to $81,154 plus super and nfp tax benefits worth up to $6,200 additional post-tax income
  • Great opportunity to join a growing organisation dedicated to training and development

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative people who have a passion for supporting people. As a Team Leader, you will maintain a front line management role and will be responsible for leading and supporting your team of disability support workers towards our mutual goal of supporting our clients’ in the best way possible.

We are a growing organisation in one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. As a result we are always looking for opportunities to provide staff with training towards higher levels of management.


You will be leading a team of disability support workers in the Sydney region. You will also be asked to work from our offices, such as Pymble or Blacktown, on occasion.

Our ideal candidate has

  • Experience in a leadership role, managing time, planning and organizing work schedules and demonstrating initiative when working without direct supervision
  • A passion and solid experience (2-3 years) working with and supporting a range of people with a disability and an understanding of their complex needs
  • Excellent communication, organisation, presentation and leadership skills with the ability to coach and develop these skills in others
  • High levels of enthusiasm, initiative and a positive attitude. Is reliable, team focused and committed to achieving excellence in the community service sector
  • Can facilitate the development of person centred plans
  • Customer service focus

Our benefits

  • Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging options available (up to $15,900/pa)
  • Discounted health cover
  • Emphasis on training and development
  • Career progression
  • Collaborative and positive working culture
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave and above award on-call rates

All our staff are required to hold a NSW driver’s license (P2/full) and First Aid Certificate (or be willing to apply for one). As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Police Check.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Unisson Disability

Unisson Disability is a dynamic, values driven organisation that has been supporting people with a disability since 1924. We are passionate and committed to creating possi bilities for the people we support to live, grow & develop their own best life, while having fun, enjoying our job within a great company environment. At Unisson Disability we understand that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to offer a friendly place to work and a genuine, supportive team environment to grow, with a wide range of training and experienced leaders to guide you. We want to provide a ‘life changing’ experience not only for our clients but for all the people that work with us.

How to apply

Please attach a cover letter outlining your suitability against the criteria and interest in the role and your updated resume. To learn more about this role please call Cale on 0466 005 029.

Unisson Disability is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free environment. unissondisability.org.au


Please quote in application: Team Leader - Supported Living - Western Sydney via Pro Bono Australia.


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