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QDN is a member based representative body of over 2000 people with a disability and their supporters. Our vision is that people with disability are active and valued citizens of Queensland. Our mission is to empower people with disability to be fully included as citizens in the social and economic life of the community.
QDN’s work is centred around a strong state-wide network of people with disability across Queensland, to inform, connect, lead and influence change to deliver an inclusive Queensland community.
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QDN undertakes systemic advocacy and policy work, runs an industry consulting practice (QDeNgage), and delivers funded projects, all aligned with QDN’s vision, mission, values and principles.
The Project Officer reports directly to the Engagements Lead – Peer Support Groups, Consumer & Community Engagement. This position works as part of a team where interdependencies and collaboration with colleagues, QDN members and internal and external stakeholders are critical to the successful delivery of projects, services and activities.
The appointee is accountable for the delivery of work assignments and projects, recognising when matters need to be referred to management for resolution. They will work to ensure the timely achievement of deliverables, within agreed budgets and performance levels. The position may require some travel.
The appointee will work within the requirements of relevant legislation including the Queensland Human Rights Act, and QDN’s Quality System, demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement and contribute to internal and external auditing processes as required under ISO9000.
Fulfil this role in accordance with QDN’s policies and procedures, and:
Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) and relevant experience in the areas of disability, human services and/or social sciences.
The position is based in Brisbane, however travel may be required.
QDN operates under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 and the position is paid as a Social and Community Services Employee, Level 5 for up to 38 hours per week.
The ability to gain a cleared National Police History Check and possess a current Queensland Driver’s Licence.
The appointee must ensure that they hold and keep current the required registration to perform in the role (e.g. yellow or blue card, AHPRA, driver’s licence) and advise QDN of any change in circumstances that may impact on the continuation of registration or licence.
QDN is a proud employer of people with disability, and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions. We are an EEO employer and we embrace the diversity of our people, such as diversity in disability, race, cultural background, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or intersex status.
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