Manager (The IndividualiTree)

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The IndividualiTree is looking for a Manager to step into this role, whilst our Founder, who will remain as CEO, moves into developing new projects. This is an ongoing role, permanent part time, 20 hours per week, weekday hours only. Hours can be flexible and the workplace is family (or other commitments) friendly, however this role will require some work on a Friday. The role will be paid under the SCHADS award at a level commensurate with experience and the level of responsibility.

To apply please email our office or melisa@theindividualitree.com  for a copy of the selection criteria. Contact details are available on the contact page. Applications without response to the selection criteria will not be considered.
You will lead a team of 11 people who work across two areas of focus. You will have an extensive background in the social services sector, existing connections and comprehensive understanding of how social services work in the New England area. You will have experience leading people doing work that is often challenging and managing the needs of staff as well as clients. You will be warm, friendly, determined, resourceful and creative. You will have extensive skills in developing teams as well as strengths in HR and performance management. A clear understanding of the social model of disability and how to address it is imperative. You will be calm and clear in situations of crisis and be confident in managing change.
You will need demonstrated experience in trauma informed practice and your understanding of this approach will be extensive. You will have a strong sense of social justice and the ability to pursue social justice issues to have them addressed, both on behalf of individuals and through systemic advocacy. You will be confident in engaging with the wider community and be comfortable being part of relevant committees/working groups or similar. An understanding of marketing and growing a business in a rural area along with the scope for scaling nationally will be well regarded, but not essential.
Specific knowledge of the NDIS will be a distinct advantage as will lived experience as a person with disability or family member. You will continue to work alongside the founder on some projects. Appropriate tertiary qualifications and an understanding of Transformational Leadership will also be well regarded.
Applications close Friday, April 16 at 5pm.

Key Worker – Armidale

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The IndividualiTree are looking for an experienced Key Worker to start immediately. We need someone to hit the ground running, so not a rookie this time, sorry. You got to have experience, it’s a must!

Our clients would like to build a great team of experienced support workers. This role is the glue that will hold it all together. Because of the higher responsibility – this will be paid at a higher rate. There are 15 hrs per week available with this family and a number of other families seeking someone for a similar role.

You will:

*Be patient, calm and compassionate
*Have extensive experience working with people with behavioural needs
*Be non judgemental and have an understanding of trauma informed practice
*Be comfortable in a team environment
*Be positive and willing to learn new things
*Be reliable, professional and mature in your approach to the work
*Have some experience in leading people
*Be reliable
*Be responsible and have some administration skills

If you feel you have the criteria of above, please don’t hesitate to apply. You will also need:

First aid certificate.
Police Check
Working with Childrens Check
Drivers licence and registered car
To have completed the NDIS Commission Worker Orientation Module

We would strongly prefer to speak with people already in business, or who have been thinking of setting up a business to work with people using the NDIS. If this is you, you will need:

Public Liability Insurance
An ABN
Other requirements of the NDIS Commission (help is available)

Want to apply ?

Complete the online application form below to be considered for the role. Interviews and employment arrangements ( including roster and pay rates ) will be held directly with the family.

Any questions please email nikki@theindividualitree.com. Please complete the application form by clicking the link below.

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Support Workers – Tamworth – Primary Aged Child

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Looking for mature, experienced support workers who will be able to help step into “mum’s shoes” and assist a young school aged child and their family. Experience with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Anxiety, and Sensory ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) traits would be preferred but not essential. You will need great communication skills and be able to work well with parents.

The successful applicants must be available for shifts before and after school, school holidays and on weekends.

You will

  • have a driver’s licence
  • be someone who is patient, calm, compassionate and down to earth
  • be someone who is reliable
  • be someone who enjoys spending time with children, including outdoor activities, games, interacting with animals and having fun
  • be able to provide positive interactions and support, delivering consistent messages and boundaries
  • have the ability to work with allied health professionals and implement their
    recommendations
  • be able to encourage and support social skills development
  • be able to support the normal working of the household, helping around the house including cleaning/cooking when needed
  • someone who doesn’t mind busy family environments
  • be someone who is responsible – both in their care of children and in social distancing requirements with current co-vid restrictions.
  • be prepared to travel to and from an out of town property

Must have (before commencement of employment)

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Police check
  • ABN
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • All NDIS requirements for Support Workers (support will be given for this)

Please email a brief introduction and why you would be great for this job with your resume to jill@theindividualitree.com. Alternatively you can click the Apply Now button below to apply online. Interviews and employment arrangements (including roster and pay rates) will be held directly with the family.

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Support Workers – Armidale – Children/Young Adults

Looking for mature, experienced support workers who will be able to help step into “mum’s shoes” and assist a complex, busy family, where there is always someone on the go. Experience with Autism would be preferred but not essential. You will need great communication skills and be able to work well with parents.

The successful applicants must be available for shifts before and after school, school holidays and on weekends.

You will:

  • have a driver’s licence
  • be someone who is patient, calm, compassionate and down to earth
  • be someone who is reliable
  • be someone who enjoys spending time with children, including outdoor activities, singing, dancing and having fun.
  • not be afraid to get your hands dirty and help around the house including cleaning
  • someone who doesn’t mind chaotic family environments
  • be someone who is responsible – both in their care of children and in social distancing requirements with current co-vid restrictions.

Must have (before commencement of employment)

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Police check
  • ABN
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • All NDIS requirements for Support Workers (support will be given for this)

Please email a brief introduction and why you would be great for this job with your resume to jodie@theindividualitree.com. Alternatively, you can apply directly on our website using the apply now button below. Interviews and employment arrangements (including roster and pay rates) will be held directly with the family.

 

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