About the role
Are you interested in leading a team that supports one of the largest social reforms in Australia empowering individuals and building inclusive communities?
- Maximum term, full time (38 hrs per week) until June 2020.
- Base location: Woolloomooloo ( flexible to work from other LAC office locations)
About the Service
The Society delivers essential Local Area Coordination (LAC) services as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rollout in NSW. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents a significant change in Australia’s ways of providi ng disability support with a focus on individual goals, choice, social inclusion and building capacity. NDIS takes a lifetime approach, investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life.
The Quality Coordinator is responsible for supporting the systematic approach to embedding quality, consistent practice and a culture of continuous improvement in the Society’s LAC Program. The LAC Program assists people with disability to achieve their goals through access to community and mainstream supports and funded supports through the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The successful Quality Coordinator candidates will have:
- Qualifications and/or extensive experience quality framework design and implementation, project management and advanced report writing
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and contribute to consistent and innovative work practices
- Highly developed written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
- Commitment to a high standard of work and sound organisational skills, including the ability to multi-task
- High level IT competency, including the use of Microsoft Office programs, experience in designing documents, spreadsheets, and similar
- Ability to work independently and within a small team on own initiative, managing competing priorities
- A positive solutions focused attitude, with attention to detail and ability to meet tight and multiple deadlines
- Willingness to adhere to the Vision, Mission and Values of the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
- Knowledge of the not for profit sector or government sector specifically in relation to projects and their implementation
- Knowledge of disability services and the NDIS
- A current NSW Driver’s License
Valuing Diversity and Inclusion
St Vincent de Paul Society NSW (the Society) is committed to engaging a diverse workforce.
The Society recognises the value of an inclusive work environment and believes that our diversity is a strength in the work we do with our local communities. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.
Come and join our team!
We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:
- Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people.
- Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
- In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
- Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.
Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.
About the organisation
The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society’s mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a ‘hands up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: LAC Quality Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.