- Job posted on: 27th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.
Since 1977, we’ve provided services in some of the most disadvantaged in our community.
We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.
Jesuit Social Services operates a range of programs for disadvantaged young people, families and communities from various operational sites. We provide a number of practical programs to participants with multiple, complex needs, often including disability and interactions with the justice system.
The organisation is seeking registration and accreditation for NDIS by the new financial year, including a range of support activities related to our residential Specialist Forensic Disability Accommodation program (Perry House). A large number of participants we work with across a range of programs have NDIS plans, with NDIS supports being delivered by other providers. We do not currently deliver services as an NDIS provider, and we recognise that there is an opportunity to provide our participants with strong, cohesive supports by stepping into this space.
Sitting within the Business Support unit and reporting to the General Manager Business Support, this role will be responsible for managing the transition to NDIS service provision. Initially the transition will be limited to some Programs within the Housing and Complex Needs portfolio, and will progress to other programs as appropriate and viable.
We are seeking a self-starter who can drive the transition process to full NDIS service provision, including:
This is a newly created position with the option to work full or part time (0.8 EFT). The successful applicant will have the option to be based at either Richmond (Central Office) or Sunshine offices, with travel between sites as required. During the COVID-19 pandemic they will need to work remotely until we can resume regular office routines in early 2021.
Whilst this role is not participant-facing, it is expected to develop strong knowledge of our Practice Framework and Our Way of Working. The position is initially for a two year period, with the option for it to be extended subject to operational requirements.
An attractive salary plus salary packaging is offered, together with ongoing professional and career development.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
The position description is available from our website, www.jss.org.au.
For further information please contact Kerry Durrand on 03 9421 7600.
Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter. Please apply in confidence.
Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.
Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation.
Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.
You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.