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LAC Community Development

Carers Queensland
  • Position within an organisation that offers a tradition of support and care
  • Chance to join an organisation that is making a difference
  • Full-time position contracted to 30 June 2020
  • Lutwyche location

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 North Service Delivery Area.

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 or similar
  • Demonstrated background in undertaking a range of community development activities to assist communities to reach a desired outcome
  • 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.


  • Opportunity to work for a peak industry body in Queensland
  • Attractive Remuneration Package of CSW5.1 $41.45 per hour, $82,171.89 per annum plus super with excellent tax benefits available
  • Flexible and supportive workplace environment where your contribution is valued

How to apply

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