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Local Area Coordinator - Community Development

  • 504488
  • Success, WA, Australia
  • Full Time

Local Area Coordinator – Community Development

Working either full time or part time, based out of Success location, you will engage people with disability, families, local governments, community groups, mainstream agencies, and businesses to help them understand the NDIS. You will improve their knowledge of the NDIS and work with them to develop sustainable solutions to access and inclusion barriers including employment and all types of community involvement and recreation.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with people with disability and families including from diversity groups (First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQA+) to assist them to access, prepare and benefit from the NDIS
  • Leading, developing and implementing local projects in collaboration with community stakeholders

To be successful in this role…

Having knowledge of the local community and of the available options (and barriers) for social and economic participation for people with disability, will see you build and nurture relationships within the community to achieve sustainable solutions.

You will have:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience and or lived experience with people with disability or First Nations or CaLD or LGBTIQA+
  • The experience to assist people with disability to identify and achieve the positive outcomes and community links they desire.
  • The commitment and ability to work with local stakeholders to undertake community projects
  • The ability (or interest) to give virtual and group presentations
  • Demonstrated computer skills including capability with Microsoft Office 365
  • Access to your own transport
  • A current Working with Children Check

 

Be rewarded for your success

You will have access to:

  • Professional development including training in presentation and project management skills
  • Ability to purchase additional leave
  • Flexible working arrangements and variety
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Discounted health insurance benefits

 

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We are looking to have these positions commencing on the November? 2022. 

We will be holding a virtual information session on Wednesday 26 October 2022 at 9:00am AWST to talk about what it’s like to work with LAC. You will be sent an invite once your application has been received.

 

About APM Group

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too.

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services.  

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

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