- Job posted on: 18th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Inclusion Melbourne is a uniquely innovative organisation based in Armadale, Sunshine & Malvern East that supports people with a disability in personalised community arrangements. Through our community visiting program we also provide volunteer support for older people at risk of social isolation. At Inclusion Melbourne we have a vision for people with intellectual disability to share the benefits of living in and contributing to the broader community. We want to give people the opportunity to realise their potential, build long-term freely given relationships and be welcomed as equal and respected citizens.
We are seeking to fulfil this full time role, primarily based in our Armadale office, with a focus on supporting volunteers and service users in Melbourne’s inner, eastern & southern municipalities. The opportunity will allow you to manage a caseload of our dedicated volunteers who support adults with intellectual disability, as well as volunteer tutors providing support in one of our classrooms.
The primary objective of this role is to recruit, induct, train and provide ongoing support for volunteers. The Community Support Coordinator will also play a strong role in promoting and marketing Inclusion Melbourne’s work, with a focus on recruitment of NDIS participants and eligible older persons, developing strong relationships with community groups, and facilitating community connection between volunteers and the people we support.
Salary is based on the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4 (Pay Point Range 1–4) from $36.62 to $39.40. Rate of pay will be based on qualifications and experience. Generous salary packaging benefits (reduce your taxable income) which means more take home pay!
Prospective candidates will need to undergo a series of safety screening checks before appointment to any position with Inclusion Melbourne. Inclusion Melbourne's recruitment procedures reflect our commitment to the safety of the people we support. Safety screening includes a National Police history check, proof of identity and a check of employment history. From 1st February you will also need to have a NDIS worker screening check clearance (NDIS clearance) before commencing work.
Applications for the NDIS check can be made from 1 February 2021 online through Service Victoria: https://service.vic.gov.au
For more information regarding this position, please phone Tess on 0404 859 569 or visit our website inclusionmelbourne.org.au
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Inclusion Melbourne is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support. Inclusion Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQ community.
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CONSIDERATION WILL ONLY BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA Inclusion Melbourne's website.
You must visit our website and complete an on-line application form, attach your resume and a covering letter that addresses the key selection criteria.
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