Lutheran Disability Services (LDS) is a well established, Christian values based and growing South Australian organisation supporting people with disability and their families in supported independent living (SIL). Assisted by the dedicated and passionate staff through every stage of the process, clients are supported in connecting to their community, learning new skills, increasing independence and accessing accommodation options in order to lead fulfilling lives.
Reporting to the Senior Client Services Manager, this pivotal role serving the Southern Adelaide Metro region ensures the effective delivery of high quality client services to an expanding LDS client base through the leadership, management, motivation, mentoring and development of the committed Client Services Team and the implementation of strategies, which will ensure valued outcomes for clients. Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including families will also be vitally important as will responding to clients with high and complex needs.
Applications are encouraged from experienced area manager professionals with a passion of working with people living with disabilities and strategies for assisting them in supported accommodation and community engagement. This role will suit an upcoming leader who values building relationships who is looking for the next leadership step in their career or an experienced Area Manager looking to pivot into the Disability sector. Some knowledge of the NDIS and Disability Service Standards is preferred along with well-developed leadership, communication and stakeholder relationship building skills. In addition, the successful candidate will display high levels of personal integrity and credibility along with an affinity with the values and ethos of the organisation. Appropriate tertiary qualifications will be well regarded but are not essential.
A career with LDS will provide you with:
- career development opportunities;
- a supportive work culture;
- a positive work–life balance;
- connection to the Lutheran community which is inclusive and supportive;
- generous salary packaging options;
- positive and supportive leadership;
- client-centred practice, which means developing work schedules with the clients, not for the clients.
Make an enquiry to explore this fulfilling role guiding a buoyant entity making a genuine difference to the lives of people living with a disability.
For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ldssa.org.au
Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.
For a confidential discussion, please call Hannah Way or Christina Lekkas on (08) 8100 8827.Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.