DCA Seeking Family Support Worker / NDIS Supports Coordinator

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    Deaf Children Australia is seeking a Family Support Worker / NDIS Supports Coordinator for an immediate start. Applications close 9 AM 8 Jan 2018, with interviews commencing 9 Jan 2018. Please view the captioned Auslan video at the end of this post or on YouTube, and download the position description here.

    • Case Management /NDIS Support Coordination Position
    • Up to full-time position
    • January 2018 – 30th of June 2018, with the possibility of extension to January 2019 dependent on funding.
    • St Kilda Road location.

    Successful non for profit organisation requires support from a skilled individual to provide case management and other support to deaf and hard of hearing children, young people and families in Victoria.

    Deaf Children Australia is a national organisation whose purpose is to remove barriers to the personal development and social inclusion faced by children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Deaf Children Australia provides a range of support services, information, and community development programs.

    We are seeking a Family Support Worker/ NDIS Supports Coordinator to provide individualised casework and coordination for deaf and hard of hearing children, young people and their families. The role is within a small case management team.

    The role is supported and supervised by the Victorian Children, Youth and Families Team Coordinator, and works collaboratively with other Deaf Children Australia services, team members and other community services to achieve positive outcomes for clients.

    Successful applicants must have proven and effective experience in working with children, young people and families. It is desirable that applicants have:

    • strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • strong organisational skills
    • experience in providing person-centered case management in a community services / social work context
    • have an understanding of the issues experienced by deaf and hard of hearing children, young people, and their families
    • Strong understanding and experience in the deaf sector and deaf community and culture, will be highly regarded
    • Auslan skills, or the willingness to develop them, would be highly regarded

    This is a great opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving better opportunities for all deaf or hard of hearing children, young people and their families.

    Deaf Children Australia is a child safe organization and has a no tolerance policy to the abuse of children and young people.

    The successful applicant will be required to undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

    Pay and conditions as per the SCHADS Award, Level 5 and Deaf Children Australia pays above award rates for this role and provides 9.5 % superannuation.

    Please send your cover letter and resume to Emma Gale at jobs@deafchildren.org.au or telephone or sms 0430 385 267 for further information. Download the position description here.

    Please note:

    Applications close 9am, Monday 8th January, 2018.

    Interviews will be held at 597 St Kilda Rd, between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Tuesday 9th January, 2018.

    www.deafchildrenaustralia.org.au

    Deaf Children Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer