About the Role
- Relocation Assistance Available
- NFP Salary Packaging
- Work Life Balance (Permanent Part-time Position)
This unique and rewarding position will see you promote connectivity and build community engagement with the Deaf and hard of hearing community in the Northern Territory. If you are passionate about creating impact on the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing Territorians, this could be the perfect next step for you.
Reporting to the Chief Impact Officer, with your in-depth understanding of the needs of communities you will be proactive in creating impact to the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing Territorians through connecting them to Deaf Connect services, building partnerships with key stakeholders and building community engagement.
Over a three-year plan, your goal will be to increase the number of Territorians accessing Deaf Connect’s various service offerings as well as building the number of local partnerships and connections. You will also support the development and implementation of Deaf Connect’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategy.
In your application, let us know that you have these key skills/experience:
- Demonstrated experience in working with Indigenous communities
- Acknowledgment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and sign language
- Fluency in Auslan
- Knowledge of Deaf and/or Indigenous heritage
- Strong relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to conduct external engagement
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Polite and flexible attitude.
- Full Drivers Licence
It would also be advantageous if you have:
- Experience in working within the Deaf sector
- Knowledge of NDIS
- Qualifications in any discipline
- Knowledge of Human Rights
Deaf Connect is a newly formed organisation, born through the merger of two of Australia’s largest Deaf support organisations – Deaf Services and the Deaf Society – and the transfer of services in South Australia
Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and NSW, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.
We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language.
We offer an attractive benefits program including:
- Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay
- Flexible working arrangements, including working from home options
- Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia
- Free annual flu vaccinations
- Free comprehensive online learning portal
- Financial support to learn Auslan and gain nationally recognised qualifications through our own Registered Training Organisation
- Free financial wellness support through our default super fund
Join our innovative, collaborative and supportive team and know that your contribution is making a difference to the lives of Deaf Australians.
How to Apply
Please submit your application by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply you must submit the following:
- Either a Cover Letter or Auslan recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description (no more than 1.5 pages or 5 min video)
- An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.
If you have further questions about the role you can contact Human Resources on email@example.com
Application closing date: Friday 22 July 2022
Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate will require a NDIS WC and to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencement.