- $47.50 - $49.65 per hour
- Job posted on: 21st Nov 2023
- Applications close:
ADA Australia is a statewide, not-for-profit, independent, community-based advocacy and education service, supporting and improving the wellbeing of older people and people with disability. ADA Australia has nine offices throughout Queensland, with its head office located in Geebung.
ADA Australia is seeking applications for a full-time Community Connector in Toowoomba or Dalby. The role is a SACS level 5.1 position under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. The role will commence as soon as possible.
The care finder program was announced in the 2021-22 Commonwealth Budget as part of the Connecting Senior Australians to Aged Care Services measure. Care finder services will:
The Community Connector will provide specialist and intensive assistance to help people within the care finder target population to understand and access aged care and connect with other relevant supports in the community. This will involve utilising an assertive outreach approach to engage and build rapport with potential clients as well as local intermediaries, stakeholders and networks.
A recent staff engagement survey reported 97% of our staff voted ADA Australia as a truly great place to work. We believe that every employee brings a unique perspective, opinion and life skills that not only serves as a foundation for the work we undertake, but truly help form the way we conduct our business. ADA Australia offers a flexible, family friendly and inclusive workplace, where diversity is celebrated, and our workplace culture is built on respect, dignity and fairness.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ community and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes. Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact our Human Resource Department.
For a copy of the position description and comprehensive application package, or for further information regarding ADA Australia, please see our website at adaaustralia.com.au.
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