- Job posted on: 4th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Synapse is Australia’s leading brain injury organisation – and we’re making Australia a more supportive and understanding place to live for people experiencing brain injury.
Our people are what make us who we are, and we have built a strong, supportive culture. So, it’s incredibly important that we find the right person to join us.
Synapse provides a range of services for people who have been impacted by brain injury and disability. We promote quality of life, self-determination and choice through information, specialist supports, NDIS services, advocacy and targeted research activities.
The role of the Local Engagement Officer (Ageing Focus) aims to engage and to build the capacity of Ageing Australians with a Brain Injury, Carers and Industry professionals who work in the Aged Care sector. This role is key for increasing awareness of the issues associated with brain injury among the ageing population through linkages to education, resources and where appropriate, to Synapse services.
The Local Engagement Officer (Ageing Focus) is also responsible for:
*This role will be a 12 month Fixed Term contract working 5 days a fortnight. This role will be connecting with the Sunshine Coast and Caboolture regions but can be performed remotely in either locations.
As the ideal candidate, you demonstrate personal alignment with Synapse’s core values. You will value a person-centred approach, positive and respectful relationships with other members of the Synapse team, you will be confident and driven to contribute to positive change within the sector and enjoy networking opportunities. You will have demonstrated excellent work ethic throughout your employment history and present yourself in a professional, friendly and engaging manner. It is also important you are able to work autonomously with the support of your team.