Team Leader - LAC Partners in the Community


Position in Hunter New England Service Area – Office location in Maitland
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Closing Date
Full Time Fixed-Term Contract until 30 June 2023
Vacancy Type
  • Are you a highly experienced leader, with a flair for innovation and creativity?
  • Do you want to facilitate a work environment with a key focus on connection and inclusion for people with disability?

About LAC Parners in the Community (PITC)

Uniting is a partner of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the local communities of the Hunter and New England based in the Maitland office.

Uniting LAC support people aged 7-65 who have NDIS plans and are eligible for the scheme, as well as connect people, who are not eligible for the scheme, to services and supports in their local community.

About Uniting

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.


As an effective leader, you will be responsible for leading and managing day to day operations, setting objectives, managing performance, and coaching and developing up to 20 staff. You will lead the development of a service culture that promotes person centred operational excellence, reflecting the rights of people with disability to exercise control over all aspects of their lives.

Are you the person we are looking for?

You will have demonstrated experience in leading and maintaining high performance teams within the disability or related services, and an understanding of relevant sector standards, policy, direction and changes, including National Disability Insurance Scheme.

We are looking for people who have lived experience, or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, families, carers and the community.

Qualifications in allied health, disability services, education, human services, community development or social work, and experience in local government or other customer facing environments that support or provide services to the community will be highly regarded

Benefits & Culture:

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Salary packaging (visit for more information)
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing
  • Ongoing career development opportunities

How to apply

Click the application link if you are interested in this fantastic opportunity to make a difference.

Please read the position description attached below for more information about the role and ensure you address all of the selection criteria when applying.

Applications close: Sunday 16th August 2020

Employment with Uniting LAC Program is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Reference Checks, State and National Police Checks and entry level checks conducted by Services Australia.

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