Manager Disability Services

Community Based Support (CBS) is a not for profit, Tasmanian organisation that supports people who are frail, aged and those with a disability to live the life they choose while living in their home for as long as possible. CBS dedicate their time to ensuring that approximately 3000 people in Tasmania receive the best quality support services and quality of life to maximise their independence. The support that CBS provide is tailored to individual needs and focuses on finding solutions that best suit that particular person. For more information on CBS please visit their website at

The Manager Disability Services reports directly to the Executive Manager, Disability and will supervise a team of Coordinators who have geographically dispersed responsibilities across the CBS network. Given the growing focus on disability care and recent regulatory changes within the sector, the Manager Disability Services will be required to maintain an effective and consistent approach to service delivery whilst continually seeking opportunities for improvement to the way that CBS services and relates to its key stakeholders. As part of your key accountabilities you will undertake and coordinate a range of service options in accordance with set and planned program and funding guidelines, as well as using initiative and judgement to solve challenging client issues.

The successful candidate will be a strong outcome focussed individual with a high-level understanding of support needs of those living with a disability. Knowledge and experience of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) including the impact of the new quality and safeguarding framework will be extremely well regarded as will an ability to support and direct staff, review and monitor work outcomes and manage their performance. As a key conduit within CBS, the successful individual must exhibit a high level of both written and oral communication, with a consistent ability to develop and maintain relationships and trust with a diverse range of service providers and client groups.

If this sounds like you and you’re up for the challenge then we’d welcome your interest and encourage you to contact Richard Durand from Searson Buck for a confidential conversation and a copy of the Position Description on 0421 615 963 or apply directly via Seek or through the Searson Buck website at 

Applications close Friday 24 July, 2020