CLASSIFICATION: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 – Social and Community Services Employee, Level 6
HOURS: Up to 38 hours per week (fixed term contract to 31 December 2022, with possibility of extension)
TOTAL REMUNERATION RANGE: $90,100.40–$92,820.00 per year (pro rata where applicable), plus 9.5% Superannuation, with available salary sacrifice option
LOCATION: Brisbane – inter/intrastate travel may be requiredAbout Queenslanders with Disability Network Ltd (QDN)
QDN is a member based representative body of over 2000 people with a disability and their supporters. Our vision is that people with disability are active and valued citizens of Queensland. Our mission is to empower people with disability to be fully included as citizens in the social and economic life of the community.
QDN’s work is centred around a strong state-wide network of people with disability across Queensland, to inform, connect, lead and influence change to deliver an inclusive Queensland community.
QDN exists to:
QDN operates a statewide Knowledge Network by and for people with disability and delivers information to members about issues important to people with disability, as well as gaining feedback from the network to inform QDN’s policy work.
Currently there are 20+ virtual and face-to-face peer support groups in local communities supporting and involving over 1,500 individuals with disability and their supporters.
The Knowledge Network also delivers engagement and consultancy services through ‘QDeNgage’ linking government, business, and providers to QDN Engagement Consultants who are people with lived experience. QDeNgage delivers training, co-design activities, speakers, and consumer representatives.
QDN also undertakes a range of strategic systemic advocacy and policy work to influence and bring about change to key issues important to people with disability.
The organisation also undertakes specific project work which is aligned to QDN’s mission, vision, and goals.PURPOSE
This position is responsible for leading the delivery of specified work focused on peer support and peer groups across Queensland that covers:
The Engagements Lead reports directly to the Policy and Engagement Manager and has line-management responsibilities.POSITION SCOPE
The appointee has reasonable autonomy and is accountable for the delivery of work assignments and projects, recognising when matters need to be referred to senior managers for resolution.ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The roles and responsibilities of this position include a range of activities across specific projects and business development activities that include:
Fulfil the accountabilities of this role in accordance with QDN’s ethics, principles and values.
The essential knowledge, skills, and attributes of the appointee include:
Qualifications and relevant experience in the areas of disability, human services and/or social sciences.
The position is for a fixed term to 31 December 2022 with a possibility of extension. It is based in Brisbane, however travel intrastate and interstate may be required.
QDN operates under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 and the position is paid as a Social and Community Services Employee, Level 6 for a work week of up to 38 hours.
The total remuneration is $90,100.40–$92,820.00 p.a. (pro rata where applicable), plus 9.5% superannuation – the actual pay point will depend on the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications. Salary Packaging is available.PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
The ability to gain a cleared National Police History Check and possess a current Queensland Driver’s Licence.
The appointee must ensure that they hold and keep current the required registration to perform in the role (e.g. yellow or blue card, AHPRA, driver’s licence) and advise QDN of any change in circumstances that may impact on the continuation of registration or licence.PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL PROCESS
A probation period of three months applies. The Senior Manager will provide performance feedback at three months, as part of the process of probationary review. Performance appraisal will apply as per QDN Quality Management System.APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To apply for the position of Engagements Lead – Peer Leaders and Peer Support, you will need to submit:
1. A cover letter
2. A short statement of no more than three pages which addresses each of the six selection criteria
3. Your current Curriculum Vitae or resume including the names and contact details of two referees who have a thorough knowledge of your work performance. These will be contacted only following your expressed permission.
Applications must be submitted before 11:59pm on Friday, 14 February 2020, by email to ************@qdn.org.au with the subject line Application: Engagements Lead position via SEEK
For more information
Please refer to our website www.qdn.org.au for an overview of the services QDN provides.
If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Michelle Moss on 07 3252 8*** or ************@qdn.org.au.