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Community Development Coordinator

Feros Care
  • Facilitate and implement a range of innovative capacity building
  • Provide positive outcomes for people with disability
  • Full time, fixed term contract - covering maternity leave

Feros Care is proud to partner with the NDIS to deliver Local Area Coordination services in your community.

The role

We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to facilitate and implement a range of innovative and educational activities within your local community.

As a Community Development Coordinator (CDC), you will facilitate and implement a range of innovative capacity building employment activities such as awareness raising, information sharing, stakeholder liaison and community engagement activities which will support and assist people living with a disability to link into supported and mainstream employment and/or volunteering opportunities.

The position plays a pivotal role in engaging with people living with disability, their families, carers, and broader community to increase awareness and remove barriers to employment and volunteering opportunities for people living with a disability.

This position is a full time, fixed term contract to June 2022.

What will I be responsible for?

  • Develop, coordinate and implement community capacity building project plans and project management schedules related to employment and/or vocational
  • Coordinate and participate in a range of employment related engagement activities including: workshops, information sessions, presentations, expos, festivals and employment conferences
  • Through community engagement activities and stakeholder liaison, identify opportunities for community capacity building projects which focus on employment and/or vocational
  • Promote effective strategies to increase social inclusion and employment opportunities for people with disability both locally and nationally
  • Collaborate with key regional stakeholders to establish Feros Care’s participation in reference groups or steering committees, which influence access and inclusion for people with disability within the community

About you

  • Significant proven experience working in community development roles
  • An understanding of community capacity building models
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting people living with disability to gain supported or mainstream employment opportunities
  • Exposure and/or experience in Disability Employment Services (DES)
  • Demonstrated project management experience and administration
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, communication and presentation skills
  • High level computer literacy
  • Ability to work flexible hours, dependent on work requirements
  • Experience in new program development, implementation and roll out
  • Experience and knowledge of the disability sector and NDIS legislation and Strategic Directions

About us

We want our team to be made up of people from all walks of life. Feros Care would not be where we are today without the unique make up of Game Changers, Dream Makers and Vibrant Creators that help us to thrive every day. We actively seek to include, welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We harness a culture that embraces individual differences in all its glory and values cultural intelligence.

Feros Care is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability. If you would like to discuss accessibility requirements, preferred communication methods and/or adjustments please contact talent@feroscare.com.au.

Feros Care acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work.

When successful, you will be required to undertake a national police check, Working with Children Check and provide evidence of your right to work in Australia.

Work perks:

  • Daily travel allowance
  • Technology kits including a laptop and smart phone
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum)
  • Discounted gym memberships for applicable gyms
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing training and development (face-to-face and online learning)
  • Plus, meaningful experiences through empowering people with disability, their families and carers, and the wider community

About us

We want our team to be made up of people from all walks of life. Feros Care would not be where we are today without the unique make up of Game Changers, Dream Makers and Vibrant Creators that help us to thrive every day. We actively seek to include, welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We harness a culture that embraces individual differences in all its glory and values cultural intelligence.

Feros Care is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability. If you would like to discuss accessibility requirements and/or adjustments, please contact talent@feroscare.com.au.

Feros Care acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work.

When successful, you will be required to undertake a national police check and provide evidence of your right to work in Australia.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please call 07 5669 0559 - option 3 for recruitment, quoting Ref No. 954974.

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