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Community Engagement Coordinator

Latrobe Community Health Service

Located in Vermont, full-time, permanent

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Working within a dedicated Community Capacity Building Team to support access and inclusion for people with a disability in the local community
  • Build the capacity of community and mainstream services to enable people with disability be engaged in the community

At LINK Health and Community operated by Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

In this role you’ll be working within the NDIS Directorate to support the local community to enable connection of people with disability with the services and programs that will make a real difference to their quality of life on a scale never seen before.

This is an exciting opportunity to raise awareness of the issues that affect the social and economic participation of people with disability and support the community to understand how they can create opportunities for greater social and economic participation of people with disabilities, their carers and families.

As a Community Engagement Coordinator you will support inclusion in the local community for people with disability, ensuring they have opportunities to be actively engaged and valued members of their community.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in early childhood teaching, allied health, community development, communications, or related discipline
  • Experience in community capacity building and development
  • An ability to successfully engage with and influence stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for improving the lives of people with a disability
  • A strong work ethic and be a contributor to team success
  • A current Employee Working with Children Check www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/individuals/applicants/how-to-apply

Other requirements:

You will be required to undertake the NDIS Worker Screening check if you are successful for employment with Latrobe Community Health Service.

For more information please contact Carol Tulberg, Manager Community Engagement and Capacity Building on 0427442043 or via email at carol.tulberg@ndis.gov.au, using the subject line: Community Engagement Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click the Apply Now button.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

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