Hours: Full time, 38 hours per week
Applications close: Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 5pm
Local Area Coordination (LAC) is a pivotal function in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). LAC provides planning and coordination to support people with disability in exercising choice and control over the services they use. LAC promotes community inclusion and supports the development of mainstream services that are accessible to people with disability.
The role of LAC is to assist people with disability to advocate, plan, organise and access the support and services needed to live an ordinary life. This includes assessing each person’s eligibility for the NDIS and (where eligible) helping to establish a NDIS plan with reasonable and necessary supports. Local Area Coordinators build community capacity and assist people with disability to access mainstream services regardless of NDIS eligibility.
The Executive Assistant (EA) to General Manager Local Area Coordination will provide high level executive administrative support to the work of the General Manager in providing strategic and operational leadership of the LAC department. This involves a thorough understanding of service operations in order to proactively manage the business and processes of a complex and diverse department and to work closely with the General Manager and senior management.
Bringing skilled and thoughtful application and adaptation of a range of administration systems, quality frameworks and tools, this position will support leadership across the LAC department to ensure continuous improvement in designing and implementing consistent and effective systems and work practices. The EA also supports the General Manager’s external role in representing the Brotherhood at senior levels in Government, community and business while internally maintaining and creating positive relationships with the executive team, senior managers and staff across the oragnisation.
To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:
The position is full time at 38 hours per week. Salary will be between $59,000 to $63,000 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.
For further information about the role please view the Executive Assistant to General Manager Local Area Coordination position description (PDF, 276kb) or phone Daniel Leighton on (03) 8681 2531.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »
Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
Applications Close: Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 5pm
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.
In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:
Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible.
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Police and Working With Children Checks
The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.
If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.