- Job posted on: 11th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Fighting Chance designs, builds and scales social enterprises which move the dial for Australians with disability and their family. We work to identify the challenges, hurdles and barriers faced by people with disability in their everyday lives and then design and build sustainable social enterprise businesses to bridge these gaps. Avenue is one of these enterprises.
Avenue is not your average day program! We are a series of coworking spaces for people of all abilities, regardless of their support needs; working to a vision for a world in which work is accessible for all. Our mission is to build a national network of coworking spaces, bringing world-class work, social and learning opportunities to people of all abilities. Each coworking space offers people disability the opportunity to:
Work: Avenue forms and facilitates micro-enterprises to enable participants to utilise their skills and contribute to the economy.
Learn: Avenue offers participants a range of learning and skill development opportunities, across a range of content areas including work skills, social skills and personal development.
Socialise: Avenue offers participants the opportunity to engage actively and meaningfully in social aspects of community life and develop friendships.
Oversee the work of the day for participants in line with the Avenue program
Rostering appropriate staff to participant ratios and closely overseeing staff to ensure that all aspects of Avenue’s unique Work, and Social programs are executed to a high standard
Oversee daily financial management of the coworking space
Management of workplace health and safety procedures and reporting
Lead and proactively manage people, with positivity, enabling your team to succeed through effective management of resources, effective recruitment, training, and collaboration
With support from your team, you will intake and onboarding for prospective participants from local catchment area
Provide support and counsel to participants and families to manage issues, grievances and feedback
Proactively contribute to strategic plans as well as working with Avenue’s Regional Manager to develop annual budgets and report on income and expenditure against targets.
A leader with high standards and values for excellence?
Wanting to help build a ‘yes’-based culture and a strong positive energy?
Someone who proactively leads your team to ensure a high standard of employee engagement, managing fatigue and burn-out?
Possess the right to work in Australia
Travel within Sydney between Avenue Hubs
Possess or willing to obtain the new NDIS worker screening check and Working with Children Check
Possess or willing to obtain Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's license
Be available and willing to work at events on weekends and evenings on occasion
Collaborative and positive work culture
Ongoing professional development
Purpose centred work
Young and growing organisation