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LGBTI Disability Employment Coordinator

Employer: National LGBTI Health Alliance
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, GLBTI & Sexual Health, HR & Employment Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 30 September, 2019.

  • Convenient Sydney location
  • Enable choice and control for LGBTI people with disability when pursuing their employment goals
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary range: $78,938.08 to $82,460.56 plus salary packaging

The National LGBTI Health Alliance provides a national focus to improve health outcomes for LGBTI people through policy, advocacy, representation, research evidence, and capacity building.

Our vision is for a healthy lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities throughout Australia and the world, free from stigma and discrimination. The Alliance works in partnership with organisations across Australia to deliver three program areas; national suicide prevention (MindOUT), ageing and aged care (Silver Rainbow) and anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral (QLife).

About the role

Reporting to the Programs Coordination and Capacity Building Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing the engagement of the LGBTI health sector to support the employment of people with disabilities. Leading a small team, this exciting new role will map and explore current employment of LGBTI people with disability within the Alliance’s membership, review existing organisational policies and procedures that support the employment of people with disability, conduct organisational and community assessments to understand the types of roles people are seeking and what organisations need to be able to employ people with disability. A final report and toolkit will be launched at the end of the project.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • In depth understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, particularly employment supports and SLES
  • Basic understanding of mainstream employment programs, DES and jobactive
  • Experience supporting people with disability around employment choices
  • Understanding of the LGBTI health sector
  • The ability to ensure sensitive, responsive program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience in managing and mentoring staff
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills, including report writing and budget management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship management skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically for short periods
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365
How to apply for this job

To apply for this job, forward your application (Resume, Cover Letter, Answers to Targeted Questions and Application Form) to the Alliance by the closing date stated in the advertisement to, using the subject line: Confidential - LGBTI Disability Employment Coordinator application via EthicalJobs.

To view the Position Description with the full role overview and list of accountabilities and selection criteria, please click here.

Interviews will be conducted on 4 October 2019.

Post Application:

It is important to note the interview date that is in the advertisement and arrange to be available for interview in case you are invited to attend. Successful applicants will be notified of the time to attend the interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised by email that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

If you would like to discuss the role and working at the Alliance please call 360HR on 8860 9380.

Supporting materials  LGBTI Disability Target Questions - Coordinator.docx