Practice Leader – Disability Services

The organisationThe Tipping Foundation is one of the largest community service organisations in Victoria, dedicated to working together with people who have disabilities, children who are vulnerable and families. We are a values based organisation and the overarching principle which drives everything we do is respect. We work together with our clients in partnership to achieve their individual goals.The roleWe have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Practice Leader to join The Tipping Foundation in the position of Practice Leader, South East Services – Disability. This is a full time position based in Carnegie with travel involved across regional Victoria. Due to this, flexible working arrangements can be negotiated and a fully maintained vehicle is attached to the position.  Th position forms part of the leadership team and reports directly to the South East Area Manager.The Practice Leader, holds responsibility for improving practice across all South East Disability services. This includes a range of residential and community based settings. What we are looking for?We are looking for an experienced professional who holds tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or another related discipline. They will need to have outstanding interpersonal skills to work with multiple stakeholders to achieve quality outcomes.Tertiary qualifications in Health, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or other related discipline.Demonstrated experience in improving practice in the disability sector.Advanced understanding of practice frameworks and models of service delivery.Practical experience working within a challenging and changing environment, in particular NDISKnowledge of related compliance, in particular restrictive interventionsPosition DescriptionSafety Screening Compliance Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations

Practice Leader - Disability Services

  • Lead improvements in practice
  • Full time role based in Carnegie
  • Attractive salary packaging and benefits

The organisation

The Tipping Foundation is one of the largest community service organisations in Victoria, dedicated to working together with people who have disabilities, children who are vulnerable and families. We are a values based organisation and the overarching principle which drives everything we do is respect. We work together with our clients in partnership to achieve their individual goals.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Practice Leader to join The Tipping Foundation in the position of Practice Leader, South East Services – Disability. This is a full time position based in Carnegie with travel involved across regional Victoria. Due to this, flexible working arrangements can be negotiated and a fully maintained vehicle is attached to the position.  Th position forms part of the leadership team and reports directly to the South East Area Manager.

The Practice Leader, holds responsibility for improving practice across all South East Disability services. This includes a range of residential and community based settings.

 

What we are looking for?

We are looking for an experienced professional who holds tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or another related discipline. They will need to have outstanding interpersonal skills to work with multiple stakeholders to achieve quality outcomes.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or other related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in improving practice in the disability sector.
  • Advanced understanding of practice frameworks and models of service delivery.
  • Practical experience working within a challenging and changing environment, in particular NDIS
  • Knowledge of related compliance, in particular restrictive interventions

A copy of the full position description can be obtained from our website www.tipping.org.au. If you would like to have a confidential discussion about the role please contact Peter Janicke on 9564 1000.

The Tipping Foundation embraces diversity and encourages applications from people with disability. We encourage you to advise us of any support requirements or reasonable adjustments at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process.

The E.W. Tipping Foundation has a Zero Tolerance to Abuse and all applicants will be required to progress through prescribed safety screening checks to include a police check and the Department of Health & Human Services [DHHS] Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme. Full details will be provided to applicants.