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Inclusion Coordinator

Autism Spectrum Australia
Job No: ASPECT1307
  • Leading provider of services to people on the autism spectrum
  • Maximum term 1 year contract, to commence in late April or early May 2021
  • Full time role however part time job share arrangement will be considered
  • Excellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefits
  • Based at National Office in French Forest, NSW with flexible work from home arrangements available  

Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Why join us? 

Together, we’re inspired by a different brilliant – understanding, engaging and celebrating the strengths and interests of people on the autism spectrum. Whether you’re in shared services or working directly with the people we support, you will be committed to our person-centred, evidence-informed environment. 

About the team: 

As part of the Aspect Practice team, Aspect Inclusion leads Aspect to be a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for employees and service users through the development, delivery and monitoring of inclusion plans (Disability Access and Inclusion Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan, Multicultural Engagement Plan, and LGBTQIA+ Engagement Plan). We are a passionate and welcoming neurodiverse team who work in partnership with Autistic people to drive our inclusion initiatives.

About the role: 

Using your skills in coordination and organisation, you will support the initiatives being driven out of our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan, Multicultural Engagement Plan, and LGBTQIA+ Engagement Plan.  

To view the full position profile, please click here.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate Inclusion Groups activity through scheduling meetings, writing and/or disseminating agendas and minutes, maintaining up to date terms of reference and (depending on lived experience) attending or chairing meetings of our committees and advisory groups (see Position Profile above for full detail of these)
  • Coordinate, prepare and/or order supporting materials and resources required for various Inclusion initiatives
  • Act as the central point of contact for Inclusion queries from internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitor and respond to queries in the Inclusion email inboxes
  • Maintain Inclusion Intranet and Internet pages with up to date information and resources
  • Work collaboratively across all Aspect teams and business units
  • Liaise with people on the autism spectrum as appropriate to ensure autistic voice is included in all projects.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated understanding of vulnerable and/or diverse communities including intersectional identities
  • Attention to detail & high level of accuracy
  • Highly developed organisational & time management skills
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications (specifically MS Word, MS Outlook and MS Excel)
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple Aspect teams and the wider autistic community to drive inclusion
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Solutions-focused approach to addressing challenges (problem-solving)

While you are not required to disclose if you have lived experience, for this role it is desirable that the person self-identifies as Neurodivergent and/or with at least one of the 4 focus areas from our Inclusion Framework (i.e. Disability; Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; Multicultural; and LGBTQIA+).

A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this.  

What we offer: 

A recruitment and onboarding process that can be tailored to your needs to give you the best opportunity to share your strengths and interests, and an open conversation around what accommodations might make you feel more comfortable to be your authentic self at work.

As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay. Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.

To apply:

We understand that some applicants may not have had the opportunity to showcase their strengths and abilities in a similar work environment yet. If you do not have a traditional resume or work history, that is ok. We are more interested in hearing about your strengths, why you are passionate about working in this role and what inclusion means to you, so when you click to apply, we will ask you to write about this in an online candidate questionnaire. We will include a word limit to guide you.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries should be directed to: Madeleine Peace, Inclusion & Recruitment Manager on 0411 382 617.

More information about Aspect: www.autismspectrum.org.au.

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.

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