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Project Manager - Redress Support Service

South Australian Council on Intellectual Disability


The South Australian Council on Intellectual Disability (SACID) works towards achieving a community in which people with intellectual disability are involved and accepted as equal participating members. We do this through consultation with stakeholders, advocating for an inclusive community, promoting the rights of people with intellectual disability and collaborating with like-minded organisations.


The Project Manager, Redress Support Service is primarily responsible for establishment and management of our Redress Support Service, ensuring that our service is accessible for people with intellectual disability and support provided is trauma informed and culturally appropriate. The Project Manager will work collaboratively with the Project Officer and external organisations to support people with intellectual disability to engage with the National Redress Scheme and work through the application process, linking them to necessary supports and services, and connecting them with opportunities to build their resilience.

The wellbeing of our staff is of great importance with the Project Manager playing a key role in ensuring the team have access to the supports they need and opportunities for professional development.

This will be a fixed term contract with an immediate start. The contract ends June 30, 2024.

For further information about the role please see the attached Position Description and summary of the projects this role will support in varying capacities.


  • Demonstrated commitment to SACID’s values of inclusion, voice and rights for people with intellectual disability and their families.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive practice and co-design.
  • Tertiary level qualifications in Disability, Social Work, Community Development or similar area.
  • Experience working effectively with people with intellectual disability, their families and supporters, and representative bodies.
  • Experience in trauma informed practice.
  • Experience working with complex client matters.
  • Ability to maintain a caseload and work collaboratively with clients, families and supports or services.
  • Ability to develop accessible information including Easy Read resources.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive and complex inquiries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format.
  • Knowledge of legislation impacting people with intellectual disability.
  • Experience working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage a team and support a positive working environment.
  • Ability to provide clinical support to the team, identify opportunities for professional development and support them to maintain positive wellbeing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working safely and contributing to maintaining a safe workplace.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must hold relevant Working with Children Check and Police Check or be willing to obtain prior to commencing employment.
  • Must hold a drivers licence.

The services provided at SACID mean that our employees working in client facing roles need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination. If you’re unable to you are encouraged to have a confidential conversation with us about your situation.


To apply for this job please click the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions about the role please contact [email protected], using the subject line: Project Manager - Redress Support Service enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 08 8352 4416 and ask to speak to Felicity Crowther or Laynie Dunne-Heynis.

A position description is attached.

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