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Coordinator - Disability Services

Advertiser: Community First StepMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
25 Feb 2019
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

Make a Difference, Create Opportunities, Support the Community

Are you looking for a new challenge in 2019? Would you like to work as part of a dynamic team? Then maybe a career in Community First Steps is for you. Community First Step is a growing organisation that responds to community need, empowering our clients to be engaged, useful and robust citizens.

 

Who We Are

With a history that spans over 40 years, CFS aims to support and empower the communities of South West Sydney to overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth by delivering inclusive and innovative services. We are a growing community organisation that encompasses child, youth and family services, community development, disability services and children’s services. As a community partner Community First Step work with the community, business and government, to strive for excellence in meeting the holistic needs of our clients through the provision of high quality supportive, recreational, cultural, sporting and welfare programs.

Our disability Services are currently being transformed, responding to NDIS and prioritising person-centred models of care. We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Coordinator of Disability Services to support this transformation. If you are passionate, self-motivated and committed to supporting the best in Disability Care then this may be an opportunity for you.  

We have an exciting opportunity for a   Disability Services Coordinator to join our hardworking and supportive team on a full-time basis.

 

Disability Services Coordinator (Fulltime)

Reporting to the Executive Manager-Disability Services, this position is responsible for coordinating the day to day operations of varying disability programs. On a daily basis, this position will be responsible for assessing and supporting clients and their families in relation to developing best practice/high-quality programs, enabling program participants to reach their potential, addressing gaps/issues that impact negatively on program participants and/or program outcomes. In addition, this position will be accountable for the growth, expansion and development of our disability services offering and the development of our staffing body. This position will promote Community inclusion, independence, decision making and personal choice by ensuring support, with a focus on individual needs.

To be considered for this role, you will need to have extensive experience managing a team (10+) within the Disability sector, relevant qualifications in Disability, Mental Health or Welfare. You also require a current First Aid, CPR, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within the last 12 months. 

 

If you are interested in joining the team at CFS, you can submit your application by clicking "Apply" or send your resume and a cover letter to Jobs@cfs.asn.au.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please call Lesley Jordan on 0431270551.

Community First Step is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Have you completed a qualification in disability?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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