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Name of Employer

The LMC Group

 

Title of Role

Disability Consultant

 

Location

Flexible- but mostly based in South East Melbourne

 

About the Role

From October 2022, we are looking to welcome a new full time member to our dynamic team of Disability Consultants at the LMC Group.

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to embark on a meaningful career, and deepen your commitment to helping people with disability have a good life. The role is extremely active, engaging and deeply satisfying, supporting individuals with a disability and their networks to flourish and grow along their journey. You will be part of a supportive and fun loving team, balanced with a role that requires self-motivation, creativity and autonomy. 

As a Consultant, your core role will include:-

  • Facilitating mentoring sessions with each individual on a weekly basis 
  • Planning and coordinating new valued roles for each mentee in community 
  • Consulting with key stakeholders including family, supporters, friends and community
  • Working within South Eastern suburbs and remotely (telehealth -as required)

 

We offer:

  • Generous remuneration (above industry award wage) 
  • Dynamic role with flexible working hours and locations
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning 
  • Regular supervision and team gatherings
  • An opportunity to genuinely make a long-lasting impact in someone’s life

 

You must have:    

  • Ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously  
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders from various background
  • A deep commitment to and belief in all people with disability having a genuinely good life in community
  • Good written communication skills and experience in planning and report writing 
  • Experience using Microsoft office packages
  • Understanding of community and community development
  • Experience in working with vulnerable people, particularly those living with a disability
  • An understanding of, or willingness to learn about Social Role Valorisation, The National Disability Insurance Scheme, Customised Employment, Microbusinesses and Indiviudalised Living Arrangements
  • ABN, insurance and satisfactory safety screening checks 

 

Qualifications/Skills Required

It would be desirable for you to have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Social Work, Disability Studies, Counselling, Allied Health) 

At least 3 years of relevant industry experience

 

Working Hours

Full time

 

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

If you need assistance applying for a role, please contact the Jewish Care Employment Centre at 8517 5999 and ask to speak to a consultant.