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Organisation : Brotherhood of St Laurence

Location : Melbourne, Victoria (Multiple Locations)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 67701.50 - 76917.21

Application closing date : 27 May, 2019

About the role

Local Area Coordinator – Empower People with Disability!

  • Key role in helping to improve the lives of people with disability
  • Start or continue your career in the disability sector
  • Multiple ongoing positions available in North East Melbourne Area.
  • Office locations: Thomastown, South Morang, Greensborough and Preston
  • $67,701.50 – $76,917.21 per annum plus superannuation
  • Attractive salary packaging options available.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence drives changes that promotes a compassionate and fair society where everyone has a sense of belonging. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), administering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out is partnering with the Brotherhood of St Laurence to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in the North East Melbourne Area.

LAC is pivotal in the NDIS, providing planning coordination and capacity building support for people with disability to maximize their choice and control over services they receive to live an ordinary life. This role also supports people with disability to access mainstream services and to increase the community’s capacity to be accessible to people with disability.

We are looking for people who have a positive approach to disability, regardless of your professional background. You may be working in the disability field currently or are outside of the sector and looking for a new role to challenge you, we welcome an application form you! Your highly developed customer service and relationship building skills, as well as your strong work ethic will see you improve the lives of people living with a disability. Priding yourself on your approachable nature and ability to be a team player, you enjoy interacting with a wide range of people. Don’t miss out on these outstanding opportunities at the center of some of the biggest changes in the disability sector in Australia’s history!

People with lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Brotherhood of St Laurence

How to apply for this role

Position Description : 20190306 LAC PD

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Local Area Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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