Are you a skilled leader, looking to take the next step in your career? Join an inclusive and supportive workplace and be part of the expansive and diverse Westhaven team!We are seeking your leadership skills and qualities to assist us in building a workforce that prides itself on accountability and effectiveness.About YouAs a Children Services, Team Leader, you will: work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in the effective delivery of support services to Westhaven Children and Young People (CYP) with a range of complex needspartner with children and young people (CYP) diagnosed with a disability and/or complex behaviour needs to achieve their goals and to live life the way they choosebe responsible for ensuring the children and young people you support are receiving a high level of quality care with dignity and respect from a team of support workers you will lead, mentor and supervise You will have:A Diploma in Community Services, Children’s Services or similar field; or identify as Aboriginal and be willing to work towards a relevant qualificationKnowledge and understanding of positive behaviour support practices / plansA proactive approach to supporting individuals with disabilityProficient computer skills including the use of Client Management Databases and Google Suite (or similar)Highly developed organisational skills and capacity to prioritise competing demandsEffective conflict resolution skills, negotiation, mediation and decision-making skills paired with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to confidently apply de-escalation strategies in high conflict situationsExperience supporting individuals with complex needs, behaviours of concern and mental health concernsExperience working with people with a disability, highly regardedExperience working with children or youth in a care or education setting, highly regarded About UsWesthaven is and will continue to be the provider of choice for disability support services and accommodation across regional NSW.  Westhaven provides client-centric, high-quality programs and activities that provide whole-of-life support for people with disability, including offering houses that are homes, enabling choice and control and supporting clients to live life the way they choose.  Due to Westhaven’s significant rapid growth, we are seeking skilled, motivated and enthusiastic leaders to assist us in building a robust workforce, centred on accountability and effectiveness.  Why choose WesthavenBe the Place You Want to WorkSalary packaging to $15,900 | Fitness PassportDiversity and Inclusion  Salary IndicationSocial, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010Level 4, Pay Point 1: $41.52 per hour Compliance requirementsCurrent NSW Driver’s licence Obtain and maintain a current paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)Obtain and maintain a valid National Disability Insurance Scheme Workers Check (NDISWC)Willingness to provide consent to being listed on the Residential Care Worker Register (RCWR)Willingness to undertake a pre-employment police check Current First Aid Certification About applyingPlease submit your CV and a cover letter addressing your abilities to undertake the key responsibilities of this role.  We encourage diversity and inclusion: Westhaven is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.For more information or confidential enquiries please contact the People and Culture team at Applications close: The selection process will commence upon the receipt of applications & will close at 9am Monday 30th October 2023 or prior, if a suitable candidate is found.Link to Position Description 40 AUD Dubbo 2830