We’re looking for Local Area Coordinators to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a full-time basis, working 38 per week. Positions are available in the following areas offices – Footscray, Niddrie, Melton, Werribee and Sunshine.
Local Area Coordinator – Empower People with Disability!
The Brotherhood of St Laurence drives changes that promotes a compassionate and fair society where everyone has a sense of belonging. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), administering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out is partnering with the Brotherhood of St Laurence to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in the North East Melbourne, Hume Moreland, Bayside Peninsula, Brimbank Melton and Western Melbourne areas.
LAC is pivotal in the NDIS, providing planning coordination and capacity building support for people with disability to maximise their choice and control over services they receive to live an ordinary life. This role also supports people with disability to access mainstream services and to increase the community’s capacity to be accessible to people with disability.
We are looking for people who have a positive approach to disability, regardless of your professional background. You may be working in the disability field currently or are outside of the sector and looking for a new role to challenge you, we welcome an application form you! Your highly developed customer service and relationship building skills, as well as your strong work ethic will see you improve the lives of people living with a disability. Priding yourself on your approachable nature and ability to be a team player, you enjoy interacting with a wide range of people. Don’t miss out on these outstanding opportunities at the centre of some of the biggest changes in the disability sector in Australia’s history!
People with lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
This is a full time position working 38 hours per week.
We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect. We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics. Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.