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Baptcare Local Area Coordinator – Gateway Part Time in Launceston TAS

Baptcare

Branch Launceston TAS AU

Position:
Local Area Coordinator – Gateway
Location:
Launceston TAS

Excellent organisational, time management skills, and ability to be self-directed. We are a leading not for profit organisation that proactively responds to…

Gateway Local Area Coordinator
Launceston
Part Time – Fixed Term

About the company:
We are a leading not for profit organisation that proactively responds to human need through advocacy, a diverse range of programs and community engagement. With over 1,900 employees across Victoria and Tasmania, Baptcare supports children, families, people with a disability, financially disadvantaged people, asylum seekers and older people.

Baptcare is a child-safe organisation and has a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse, and indeed to the abuse of any person. Applicants will be carefully screened and will need to demonstrate a commitment to the safety of children and vulnerable people.

About the role:
We have an exciting part time position vacancy in our Launceston location. This position will work with participants and their families to build capacity to exercise choice and control and support them to achieve their goals by building new community networks and accessing support and services in their community.

The LAC will also work with local organisations and communities to build awareness and improve opportunities for people with disability to access and actively participate in community activities.

Duties:
Engage in person centred planning, support and life skills development with people with a disability, according to their goals and immediate needs

Build individual and family capacity to clarify their goals, exercise choice and control, and to participate in the community

Engage with service providers and assist people with a disability to access their services.

Skills and experience:
Relevant qualification

Demonstrated comprehensive assessment and planning skills

Demonstrated ability to support people with a disability to set and reach their goals

Excellent organisational, time management skills, and ability to be self-directed

Able to work within complex environments and be outcome focused

Comprehensive understanding of the Disability, Child, Youth and Family Services sector, including Child Protection, the requirements of the Disability Services Act 2011, and the Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 and other key legislative reforms.

Level 2 first aid certificate or willingness to obtain

Current licence to drive a motor vehicle

Benefits:
Not for profit salary packaging available

[email protected] exclusive staff benefits

Discounted health insurance

How to apply:
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below

Applicants who don’t address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Please forward queries to:
Cathi Towns
Email: [email protected]

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Criminal History check.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Launceston, TAS, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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