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Local Area Coordinator - Toowoomba

Carers Queensland
  • Position within an organisation that offers a tradition of support and care
  • Chance to join an organisation that is making a difference
  • Full-time position contracted to 30 June 2021 - possibility of extension!

The Organisation

Carers Queensland is the peak body representing carers throughout Queensland. They are proud to be Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Program in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency and they seek to employ suitably qualified & experienced staff to assist people with disability, their families and carers to exercise choice and build a positive life in the Toowoomba Service Delivery Area.

About the Role

This position will deliver the NDIS LAC PITC program, providing information and support to participants, families and carers to develop, record and implement their NDIS Plan and build community inclusion and capacity. Local Area Coordinators provide guidance and support, build capacity and provide information, and utilise activities funded by the NDIA to provide targeted options to participants.

About You

  • Mandatory: Certificate III in Disability or similar
  • Mandatory: Current & valid Blue & Yellow Cards
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals of people with disabilities (lived experience will be highly regarded)
  • The ability to develop a positive relationship with participants and to support the development of an Individual Personal Plan
  • Good communication skills including the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (including families of participants)
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Excellent phone manner and accurate data entry skills
  • Current Queensland open driving licence and ability to undertake regular travel as required
  • References and suitability clearance/s required by legislation

What's On Offer

As an employee of Carers Queensland, you will work with people who are passionate about making a difference; are target focused; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, resilient, and believe in equity and opportunity for all.
You'll be provided opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and innovative organisation. You will be given the chance to do work that makes a genuine difference in your community.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for a peak industry body in Queensland
  • Attractive Remuneration Package of CSW4.1 $72,609.37 plus super with excellent tax benefits available
  • Flexible and supportive workplace environment where your contribution is valued.

How to Apply

The position description and the full key selection criteria are available via our website http://carersqld.com.au/job-vacancies.

Submit your resume and a 2-page (maximum) application letter that addresses the key selection criteria to the Human Resource Team by clicking Apply Now.

It is a Mandatory requirement for successful candidates to hold current & valid Blue and Yellow Cards to commence employment with Carers Queensland Ltd.

Carers Queensland is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support. Carers Queensland is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQ community. Carers Queensland encourages applicants to advise this information in their cover letter, so that we can meet the needs of each applicant. Carers Queensland actively seeks to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients.

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