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Disability Support Officer (VIC)

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Apply now Job no: 518342
Work type: Part time
Location: Victoria

  • Part time hours (30.4 per week)
  • Maximum term until end June 2022
  • North Melbourne location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and well-being for all. We promote diversity in all its forms and, in particular, we empower people of all abilities to meet life's challenges and participate fully in the community.

About the role

As a Disability Support Officer, you will be a point of contact and support for workforce members living with a disability. You will champion a positive workplace culture focused on disability awareness by providing information and guidance to raise the awareness of disability inclusion across the organisation and connect people with meaningful opportunities to contribute and grow their skills.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing a range of educational programs across the organisation. In addition you will drive and coordinate a range of disability and inclusion related events and develop partnerships with external stakeholders to promote and share volunteering and employment opportunities.

What you will bring

  • Proven highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Proven understanding and commitment to the rights of people with Disabilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office or similar software and experience using databases
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Social Work, Disability Services or Social Science, Health and/or experience in the Disability Sector will be highly regarded
  • A valid Driver Licence is required for this role

Why work with us?

Work for purpose and know that your work fosters a diverse and inclusive organisation.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further Information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below or contact Georgina Brush on 0439 855 581 for a confidential discussion.

Download File PD - Disability Support Officer (VIC).pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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