Team Leader - Burnie MLP

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Excellent tax benefits, tool of trade vehicle and ongoing professional training
  • Innovative programs meeting the needs of Tasmanian Youth
About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 6,500 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role
We are seeking a full time Team Leader to provide leadership to our #myLaunchpad program in northern Tasmania.  The position will be based in our Burnie office, and is focused upon ensuring that the individual needs of young people in residential care are met, whilst maintaining an efficient and safe working environment for staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the daily operations of the relevant programs.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including families
  • Provide supervision and support to direct reports
  • Build a positive team environment through the demonstration of good  interpersonal skills
  • Model appropriate conflict resolution, & positive behaviour management skills.
  • Plan and facilitate regular team meetings and professional development opportunities.
Skills & Experience
  • Diploma in relevant Social & Community Services qualification 
  • Experience of working in a leadership/management role in a human services organisation.
  • Experience in working with individuals, families and/or groups from a strength-based culturally appropriate perspective.
  • Commitment to the values of dignity, respect, inclusion empowerment, confidentiality and strength-based practice.
  • Experience in maintaining & providing service user and staff confidentiality
  • Ability to think creatively and use initiative, to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Tasmanian Working With Vulnerable People Registration.

  • Full time permanent role based in Burnie
  • Develop & demonstrate your leadership skills
  • Excellent opportunity for professional growth
How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact

To find out more about LWB:

Applications close at midnight on May 1st 2019 
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (

Advertiser details

  • Life Without Barriers

Contact details


Job Details

Country Australia
Location Devonport & North West, Regional TAS
Profession Community Jobs / Professional Support Workers
Worktype Full Time
Date Posted 26/04/2019
Expiry Date 26/05/2019
Reference Number 2927560