Job Title Lizard Centre- National NDIS and Intake Manager
Location Lizard Centre Lane Cove
Position Description

Lizard is a leading Australian organisation that helps children with autism spectrum disorders and other related challenges to develop independence and reach their full potential. At Lizard, we are passionate and driven in supporting the children of our community by helping them build their social, communication and learning skills using effective, empirically supported and evidence-based strategies. Our programs utilise the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support, which have been scientifically proven to help children develop to their full potential.

At Lizard we believe everyone deserves to get more out of life and we are passionate about understanding our customers and supporting them to achieve their goals.   

The Opportunity: 

The National Intake and NDIS Manager is a key member of the Lizard Team being responsible for service provision through client lead generation and management as well as providing NDIS support to prospective and existing families. Reporting to the General Manager, the National Intake and NDIS Manager is also responsible for the growth delivery of Lizard which entails supporting the Centre Manager with the implementation of strategic business plans and working fluidly from an operational perspective whilst providing leadership that supports a people management culture, underpinned by EEO, human rights, and building employee resilience and inclusion. 

This is an 8-month fixed term parental leave cover position with the view to extend for the right candidate. Working in a flexible, hybrid model the position is based at our Sydney Offices, however, candidates from Adelaide and Melbourne are welcome to apply.

About You:

  • You will have a strong customer experience mindset and commitment to delivering excellent customer service with empathy and care
  • You will be an experienced people manager who is comfortable working both operationally as well as strategically 
  • You will have a strong NDIS background with client advocacy experience 
  • You will be solutions focused and outcomes oriented having a continuous improvement mindset
  • You could come from a mental health services background, support coordinating in the disability sector or client advocacy management
  • NDIS and Working with Children Checks are required for this position

What will we offer you? 

  • A role with true purpose: you will get to see how you are making a difference in people’s lives every day. 
  • Be a part of a values-based organisation with a genuine presence in the community
  • Join a supportive team with a positive culture.
  • Enjoy hybrid working with true flexibility
  • Belong to an organisation who truly cares about employee wellbeing and work life balance is paramount

If this sounds like you apply now! 

In accordance with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, candidates for this role a required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status as a condition of employment

Workplace diversity is highly valued at The Lizard Centre for Kids, and we recognize a diverse workforce is beneficial for our employees and our clients. Here at The Lizard Centre for kids we actively encourage and welcome candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, candidates with disability, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and First Nations and Torres Strait Islander candidates.