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.

Support Workers – Guyra – Adult Male

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A Male support worker is needed for a 58yo living in Guyra. The Support Worker will support the participants interests & needs. The Support Worker will provide help in the home with his daily activities, and with social and community activities including banking, going fishing, going to the shops, etc. The participant is looking for a person with a kind and gentle nature, preferably with qualifications. There will be approximately 15 hours per week at a rate to be negotiated. There may be scope to increase the hours in the future.

To apply, please complete the application form here:Click here to fill out the application form

and EMAIL michael@theindividualitree.com with a resume and cover letter with the reference SW GUYRA.

If you do not meet the criteria below, you will not be contacted for an interview:

  • Must live in Guyra or just outside Guyra
  • Must have own transport
  • Able to invoice
  • Police Check
  • First Aid (looked upon favourably)
  • Rostered Hours by agreement
  • References
  • Public liability insurance

Must comply with:

  • NDIS Code of Conduct
  • Complete NDIS Worker Training Module
  • Sign a Service Agreement
  • Sign a Confidentiality Agreement
  • Providing regular shift notes and incident reporting to stakeholders

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.

 

Click here to fill out the application form