Senior Local Area Coordinator

Hours: Ongoing positions

Location: Positions available in Bayside Peninsula area

An exciting opportunity has become available in a key leadership role helping to improve the lives of people with disability.

Summary of program and its objectives

The Brotherhood of St Laurence drives change that promotes a compassionate and fair society where everyone has a sense of belonging. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), administering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out is partnering with the Brotherhood of St Laurence to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in the Bayside Peninsula area. 

LAC is pivotal in the NDIS, providing planning coordination and capacity building support for people with disability to maximise their choice and control over the services they receive. This role also supports people with disability to access mainstream services, regardless of NDIS eligibility, and to increase our community’s capacity to be accessible to people with disability.

Main responsibilities of the role:

You have a proven track record in developing and leading highly capable teams to deliver crucial services to the community. Highly knowledgeable around disability principles and practices, you are a subject matter expert on one or two key areas of disability and know how to develop the capacity of the community to be inclusive. You thrive in an environment of accountability, where measures are also used to drive genuine improvement in services. Making a difference to the way disability services are delivered is more than a job – it is a passion. Don’t miss out on these outstanding opportunities at the centre of some of the biggest changes in the disability sector in Australia’s history!

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Salary will be in the range of $79,170 to $83,230 per annum plus superannuation, plus allowance in lieu of vehicle. Attractive salary packaging options are available.

For further information about the role please view the Senior Local Area Coordinator position description (PDF, 86 kb)

To apply

Apply for this position by submitting your resume in word format via the SACS website.

For further information or a confidential discussion call 03 8622 8500 and one of the friendly SACS staff members will be happy to help.

You will receive an automated response via email once your application is complete.  We will be in touch over the next 15 working days with an update, this may be via email or phone.

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.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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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.