- Fixed Term Full Time – 9 Months
- Based at Springwood
We are currently seeking to appoint a Program Support Officer – Disability to lead our NDIS work across the Metro South (Brisbane) Region.
You will work closely with our Leadership team and Service Managers to provide operational support to our services implementing services funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). You will lead the maintenance, review, and update (when required) of supporting processes and systems that enable effective service delivery. This role also delivers peer supervision for a community of practice of around 6-7 staff that work closely on boarding and reviewing participants through the NDIS system.
We’ll look after you too:
As the largest not-for-profit provider of Hospital, Family, Aged and Community Services in Queensland, UnitingCare delivers services in over 400 locations - offering the opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:
- Charity salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-income tax
- Flexible work arrangements, where we emphasise a work-life balance
- Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
- Learning and development to support you in your role
With our family including The Wesley Hospital, Lifeline and Blue Care, we’re an organisation committed to service, offering our people a values-based culture and benefits.
- A tertiary qualification within a Social Welfare, Human services or a health related discipline.
- Previous experience within the disability sector preferably within a leadership role.
- Contemporary understanding of NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) systems and processes.
- Current registration (if applicable) with relevant professional body.
- Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, including intermediate computer skills.
Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.
Our process includes undergoing a Federal Police check and some positions will require you to complete an online medical assessment. We pay for both of these and it’s an easy process. You also need full working rights for Australia.
We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.
Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.
Essential: Do you hold a tertiary qualification in Social Welfare/Human Service/Health Discipline?
Essential: Have you developed significant experience from working within the disability sector?
Desirable: Can you demonstrate contemporary understanding of NDIS systems and processes?
Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Desirable: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
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