text size
1800 242 636

LAC Community Development

  • New positions within an organisation that offers a tradition of support and care
  • Chance to join an organisation that is making a difference
  • Full-time positions contracted to 30 June 2021

The Organisation

Carers Queensland is the peak body representing carers throughout Queensland. They are proud to be Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Program in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency and they seek to employ suitably qualified & experienced staff to assist people with disability, their families and carers to exercise choice and build a positive life in the Brisbane Service Delivery Area – based in Lutwyche.

About the Role

This position will deliver the NDIS LAC PITC program, providing information and support to participants, families and carers to develop, record and implement their NDIS Plan and build community inclusion and capacity. Whilst the major role focus will be on Community Development, the LAC Community Development Officer will also undertake Local Area Coordinator duties (including developing participant plans) during peak times.

About You

  • Certificate III in Disability or Community Development qualification and at least three years’ experience in a community development role
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking community development activities and working inside community development frameworks
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals of people with disabilities.   (Lived experience will be highly regarded.)
  • The ability to develop a positive relationship with participants and to support the development of an Individual Personal Plan.
  • Good communication skills including the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (including families of participants).
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Current Queensland open driving licence or ability to undertake regular travel as required.
  • References and suitability clearance/s required by legislation.

  • Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Working with Persons with Disability Check and Working with Children Check.

What’s On Offer

As an employee of Carers Queensland, you will work with people who are passionate about making a difference; are target focused; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, resilient, and believe in equity and opportunity for all.

You’ll be provided opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and innovative organisation. You will be given the chance to do work that makes a genuine difference in your community.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for a peak industry body in Queensland
  • Attractive Remuneration Package of CSW5.1 $79,778.53 per annum plus super with excellent tax benefits available
  • Flexible and supportive workplace environment where your contribution is valued

How to Apply

Submit your resume and a 2-page (maximum) application letter that addresses the key selection criteria and nominates the relevant Job Reference Number.

Applications must be submitted via the Apply Now via Seek button on this advertisement.

Apply now via Seek

Candidates must submit a completed application, responding to Key Selection Criteria, along with a copy of their resume, by the due date.

Applications close on Friday 16 November 2018 @ 5:00pm

Carers Queensland is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support.  Carers Queensland is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQ community. Carers Queensland encourages applicants to advise this information in their cover letter, so that we can meet the needs of each applicant.  Carers Queensland actively seeks to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients.