At Crosslinks we value and respect you as an individual and truly appreciate your contribution to the work we do. Working with us is incredibly rewarding, as we help bring out the best in our participants with disability.
Crosslinks is a not-for-profit, NDIS registered organisation that has proudly supported people with disabilities since 1996. We primarily work in Perth’s eastern suburbs and surrounding areas and have a team of more than 220 staff providing support to people with disabilities, from our head office in Midland.
When you work at Crosslinks you have access to benefits such as:
- A not-for-profit company that truly lives its values
- Being part of a supportive team
- Salary sacrificing of everyday living expenses up to $15,900 per annum
- Salary sacrificing up to $2,650 per annum for meals and entertainment
- Investment in your skills through training and support ensuring that you continue to grow and learn within this industry
- Flexible work practices
- Access to counselling services
About the Role
The Area Manager – Community Living is a key member of the leadership group. They are responsible for leading a team of support workers to provide compassionate care and quality support for our participants with disability. Specifically, the Area Manager – Community Living will lead the team of support workers, that work in the Supported Independent Living (SIL) part of our organisation, which we call Community Living.
You will always be supported
You will always have support. Crosslinks has two other Area Managers who are fun, approachable, and have worked at Crosslinks a long time so can help with anything you need to know. You will report to the General Manager Operations who also has extensive, direct experience looking after participants.
We are looking for individuals that display an enthusiasm and willingness to support others. These are some of the core skills you need:
- Experience working in the disability sector (ideally with people with intellectual disabilities)
- Experience in a team leader role (ideally managing a team of support workers)
- Experience working in Supported Independent Living (SIL), or be willing to learn
- Extensive knowledge of NDIS funding, NDIS Quality and Safeguards and an inclusive person-centered approach, understanding the importance of choice and control
- Strong understanding of Active Support principles
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated broad and diverse team culture experience
- A positive hands-on approach
- Be patient, caring, and people focused
- Tertiary or Diploma level qualification in a relevant health or welfare discipline (or working toward).
- Disability sector experience.
- NDIS Worker Check, National Police Clearance, and NDIS Worker Module, WWC. These must be less than 6 months old.
- COVID-19 double vaccination (minimum) and Flu Vaccination (less than 3 months old).
- Valid First Aid with CPR certificate.
- Valid drivers license.
If you do not have some of the above, you must be willing to obtain them.
How to apply
Please submit a cover letter and detailed CV outlining your skills, qualifications, and experience, and why you would like to work for Crosslinks. Application closing date 5:00pm 27 June 2022
Need more info?
Please direct any queries to [email protected]
Crosslink’s values diversity and encourages applications from Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, women, and people with disabilities.
Crosslinks acknowledges that our business is conducted on the traditional lands of Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander peoples. We acknowledge their continuing connection to country and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.