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Compass Facilitator

Summary

  • Casual position available
  • Thornbury location
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits 

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the role

The Facilitator supports participants of the Compass Group to build and develop skills by facilitating group skill development and encouraging participants to interact and achieve their individual goals.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with participants to develop and implement Goal Achievement Plans (GAPs).
  • Supporting participants to develop an activity or session tailored to their GAPs, including connecting participants with appropriate resources such as external services providers.
  • Facilitating the activity or session designed by the participant/s.
  • Supporting participants to build resilience, independence, confidence and skills.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Qualification in Community Services Work or related disciplinary, and/or a Certificate IV in Disability.
  • Experience in facilitating group activities and participation.
  • An understanding of acquired brain injury including knowledge of their impacts on people’s behaviours and personality.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people with an acquired brain injury.
  • Understanding of Disability Act 2006.

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 23 October 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    09 October 2019
  • Closing Date

    23 October 2019
  • Location

    Thornbury
  • Work type

    Casual
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