Team Leader – Aged and Community Services

Marley Mai

  • Hobart
  • Applications have closed.
  • Job Type: Permanent full-time
  • Location: Hobart
  • Award and Level: SCHADS Level 6

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader with appropriate nursing qualifications and demonstrated ability to provide clinical assessments and review to join our Aged and Community Services Team.

About Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas)

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) is a not-for-profit organisation that works alongside people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, so individuals and communities throughout lutruwita/Tasmania thrive. We provide effective, targeted and meaningful services in the South, North and North West of the State.

MRC Tas Aged and Community Services support Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) older people and their carers through the Home Care Package Program (HCP), Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), Home and Community Care Program (HACC), the Carer Gateway Program, and Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care Program.

About the role

The Team Leader works under limited direction of the Manager of Aged and Community Services and undertakes analysis/design for the development and maintenance of the Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home and Community Care program to ensure the needs of older people from CALD backgrounds are identified and addressed. The position provides supervision to care managers/client services workers and as required, Bilingual Support Workers and volunteers. The position ensures service delivery is in accordance with legislation, Aged Care Quality Standards and agency policies and procedures. The position provides limited direct care management.

The successful candidate will have

  • Appropriate nursing qualifications (Registered Nurse) with demonstrated ability to provide clinical (nursing level) assessments and review, and care management, with relevant experience in aged care services (Note: Candidates who hold Enrolled Nursing qualifications may be considered).
  • Ability to work effectively independently, lead and supervise a multi-disciplinary team and report to management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with well-developed computer literacy skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the barriers older CALD clients may face in accessing and utilising services.
  • Demonstrated interest in aged care and understanding of current standards, policy and reform areas.
  • Project management experience including planning, co-ordination, financial and administration tasks.
  • Ability to develop and maintain networks with brokered services, other aged care services, government and community services.
  • A driver’s licence.

Desirable

  •  Experience working with CALD communities.

For further information, please read the Position Description and Selection Criteria and contact Jane Carlson for a confidential conversation about the role on 03 6221 0999 or 0400 949 660 within business hours.

What do we offer?

  • Salary Packaging
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Health & Wellbeing days of paid leave and more!

How to Apply?

Employment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, Working with Vulnerable People registration and Work rights in Australia.

Complete Application

Applications close: 5 PM – Friday, 21 June 2024

 MRC Tas is committed to the safety, wellbeing, participation and empowerment of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. This is reflected in our robust policies and procedures. Children and young people’s rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or who are impacted by our work. All staff, volunteers, contractors and clients are expected to conduct themselves in a manner which is consistent with the Tasmanian Child and Youth Safe Organisations Framework.

MRC Tas values diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from under-represented groups, including people with disability, people with caring responsibilities, LGBTIQA+ people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged and supported.