JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

 

A medical centre is seeking a Remote Community Connector to join the team on a part time basis.

 

The Remote Community Connector aims to engage, inform and assist people living in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote communities through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) pathway process.

 

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

The preferred applicant will be required to hold a valid Western Australian Working with Children Check Card, valid Driver’s License and a National Police Clearance as well as:

 

Be approachable, positive and respectful;

Reside locally and have extensive local knowledge about the community;

Have the ability to cultivate professional working relationships with participants and their families;

Have demonstrated skills to communicate culturally and appropriately with community members;

Build strong relationship with local organisations, the NDIA and mainstream services;

Respect confidentiality and build trust;

Comply with legislation;

Manage potential conflicts of interest and if required seek assistance to do so;

Be a resident of community;

Be accepted in their role as a Remote Community Connector by the community;

Attend and engage in NDIA schedule of training and support.

There is a requirement to undergo and successfully pass NDIS screening for this position

 

Employee Benefits

 

Company employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

 

5 weeks annual leave;

10 days paid study leave and training/professional development opportunities;

Air conditioning allowance;

Airfare allowance;

Discounted gym membership and employee assistance program;

Generous salary packaging options.

 

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