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Why work with Thorndale?

For over 50 years Thorndale has been providing quality care and support for people with an intellectual disability in our local community.

Our Disability Support Workers are key to what we do empowering people with a disability, to live, work and learn in a positive environment that enriches their lives.

What we offer?

  • Flexibility to ensure work life balance can be maintained
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Great culture to succeed as a team
  • Salary packaging options

Thorndale strives to be an Employer of Choice in our local region and amongst the disability sector.  It is important to Thorndale to ensure that we consider the impact of our decisions on our most valuable assets; employees.

As an employee at Thorndale you will have the opportunity to a range of supports; via the Employee Assistance Program, reward and recognition, encouragement to progress your career within the organisation and participate in a range of internal and external training and development opportunities.

Your input at any level is invaluable and appreciated by management and the board.

Current Vacancies

Below are a list of our current vacancies.

Participant Services Manager

The role of Participant Services Manager will oversee the smooth and efficient management of Thorndale's residential accommodation houses and Leisure, Living and Life Skills (LLL) Service under the NDIS.  We believe our ideal candidate will possess:

A thorough understanding and knowledge of the NDIS and NDIA Framework and it's applicant and impact on participants through the delivery of service
The ability to contribute to strategic planning processes to deliver the framework to achieve Thorndale's mission, vision and objectives and ensure the long-term success of Thorndale
The ability to develop and maintain key relationships with internal and external stakeholders
At attention to detail and experience with compliance with Quality Assurance and Policies and Procedures
Networking skills in order to participate and present Thorndale at regular forums and meetings as required
Staffing management experience including overseeing and managing direct reports and formulating KPIs on an annual basis to agree objectives and identify training needs; and
A clear understanding of financial reports and functions including balance sheets, P&L, cash-flow and budgets.

Please find attached a Position Description Overview which contains more information as to what the role will entail.

We welcome internal applications from all staff, however please note that it is essential that the Selection Criteria as listed on the Position Description Overview is addressed in your application.

Any applications should be forwarded to Susan Toole at by 6pm on Friday, 1 March, 2019.

Click Here to view Participant Services Manager Position

Support Staff



Supported Employment

To be eligible for the jobs below you must have an NDIS plan with appropriate funding and be over 16 years old.

Our mission is to empower people by providing quality services that will meet individual goals and aspirations.

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