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Community Services Officer

Deaf Connect
  • Hours: Permanent Part time
  • Location: Adelaide, SA
  • Pay: $32.21 p/hour
  • Supportive and inclusive environment working for a leading NFP organisation
  • Permanent Part-Time position (2 Days per week)
  • Work/Life Balance (Mix of work from home/office) 

About Us

Deaf Connect is the largest, whole-of-life service provider and social impact organisation for Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Australians. We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language. 

Our organisational values of Heart, Courage, and Discovery stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture, and language.  

We offer an attractive benefits program including:   

  • Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay   
  • Flexibility regarding working arrangements  
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia   
  • Free annual flu vaccinations   
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal  
  • Free financial wellness support through our default super fund  

About The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Community Access, the role supports our friendly and collaborative Information Services team with a range of tasks that supports our community access service and programs. Key duties include responding to enquiries, developing networks and coordinating a range of client engagement activities to support, advocate and represent the deaf and hard of hearing community. 

If you pride yourself on your customer service, communication skills, strong administration skills and drive to deliver the best outcomes, we want to hear from you. 

About You

In your application, let us know if you have these key skills and experience: 

  • Ability to communicate in Auslan and knowledge of Deaf culture and community   
  • Experience in provision of human services   
  • Experience in information and referral services   
  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues  
  • Organisational and time management skills, ability to plan and prioritise workload 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to interact positively with all levels of stakeholders 
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as autonomously 
  • Current driver’s license and reliable vehicle 

You should also let us know if you have these other great skills:  

  • Qualifications in Human Services or other Community Services discipline  
  • Understanding of relative State and Federal Disability Services Acts 
  • Understanding of human rights conventions and anti-discrimination legislation 
  • NDIS work experience and understanding of the NDIS Code of Conduct  

Apply Now

Apply today!

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

To apply you must submit the following within this form:  

  • Either a Cover Letter or a link to your Auslan video recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description (no more than 1.5 pages or 5 min Auslan video recording)     
  • An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.  

If you have further questions about the role, you can contact our friendly People and Culture team at [email protected] using the subject line: Community Services Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. All successful applicants may be required to provide a current, NDIS WC prior to commencement. 

A position description is attached.

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