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Team Leader - Ethnic People with Disability Program

Ethnic Community Services Co-operative

The Ethnic Community Services Cooperative (ECSC) (www.ecsc.org.au), an EEO employer, seeks applications for a Team Leader – Ethnic People with Disability Program (EPDP). You will be responsible for providing leadership and support, and work as a part of a team to increase awareness and understanding of disability and multicultural issues within CALD communities, government departments, and mainstream and ethno-specific disability service providers. The role also includes facilitating access to culturally and linguistically appropriate services for CALD people with disabilities and their carers through information dissemination, consultation, advocacy and training for service providers and CALD communities.

This is a part-time (30 hours per week) position until 30 June 2021, with the possibility of an extension subject to funding.  

SELECTION CRITERIA (ESSENTIAL)

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s - social science, health or related discipline
  • Extensive knowledge of disability sector in Australia
  • Demonstrated experience in community development, advocacy, networking and stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to manage, facilitate, promote and evaluate projects and events including meetings, training and information sessions
  • Experience in working with people with disability and their carers from CALD backgrounds
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of Multiculturalism, Access and Equity, and human rights
  • Experience in research
  • Experience in supervising team members from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prepare project reports
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and proven capacity to priorities work commitments
  • Effective IT/computer literacy including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

DESIRABLE

  • A second language
  • Current driver’s license and access to a car

SALARY:

The position will be paid under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award at Level 5 Pay Point 1 plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5%. Salary packaging is available.

For more information please contact Shikha or Bharat on 9569 1288 or email: admin@ecsc.org.au using the subject line: Team Leader – Ethnic People with Disability Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To request for Position Description, please contact Abella on 9569 1288 or email: admin@ecsc.org.au.

To apply, please click Apply Now to review the application instructions and submit your application. Written applications must address the selection criteria and include a resume and contact details of 2 referees.

Employees for the positions will need to undergo a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Record Check prior to commencement. ECSC welcomes applications from people with a disability and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

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