- Contract, Full Time
- Care and Support Work, Disability Services
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 28 Nov 2019
- Applications close: 12 Dec 2019
At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.
As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate .
An exciting opportunity exists for Ability Linkers to join our team in Penrith on a full time basis for a fixed term period until June 2020.
Linkers will provide a locally based first point of contact designed to improve access and engagement in local community and mainstream services to facilitate social and economic inclusion of people with disability. Linkers support people with disability aged 7 – 64 to find ways to be a part of their local community, set goals and plan for their future, build confidence to achieve their dreams and develop existing support networks and create new networks.
Applicants do not require experience working in disability services to be considered for this role, but having a lived experience of disability is desirable and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.
If you consider yourself to be a good listener, a creative thinker and look for potential in others, we would love you to apply for this exciting position.
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Send your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Ability Linker application via EthicalJobs.
If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Rachel Shorrock 0466 027 822 for a confidential discussion.
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.
Applications for this position close on 12 December 2019.