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Following the annoucement of a merger in February 2020, Deaf Services and the Deaf Society became Australia's largest 'whole of life' service provider, delivering support to Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Australians.

About Us

With a vision of individuals and community that are empowered, connected and achieving, Deaf Services and the Deaf Society delivers programs and supports to enable the Deaf Community to live full and independent lives.

Deaf Services and the Deaf Society works with all Australians to create a more inclusive and accessible community through information referrals, advocacy and education.

With a history  of working with Deaf Australians, we continue to deliver for the community as a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and an approved provider of home care for seniors.

Current Vacancies


Living Well Team Leader (Staffing) 
Parramatta

About the Role:

Deaf Services and the Deaf Society is seeking a Living Well Team Leader to work with and provide guidance, instruction and direction to Community/ Support Workers. The aim of the position is to deliver integrated and culturally appropriate services that develop independence of our customers. You will be responsible for induction of new employees, supervision, training/ coaching staff, developing capacity building skills in the team and ensuring efficient, compliant service delivery.

Selection Criteria:

  • Formal qualification in Human Services and/or extensive experience in the area of disability
  • Ability and experience in staff supervision and managing a team
  • Sound organizational and time management skills
  • Values that are consistent with a person centered model and the ability to apply these to work practices
  • Tolerance, patience and tact in dealing with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
  • Fluency in Auslan—Cert IV in Auslan minimum requirement
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Current Drivers License and motor vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate and Working with Children Check

Applications close 9am Tuesday 11th August 2020.

Interviews will be held on Friday 14th August 2020.


Next steps:

Read through the job advertisment: LIVING WELL TEAM LEADER (STAFFING) - PARRAMATTA
To apply: Please complete a cover letter addressing the selection criteria as listed in the Job Advertisement. Send your cover letter and current resume via email to: awiltshire@deafsociety.com.

For further information please email awiltshire@deafsociety.com.

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Service Development and Information Facilitator
Darwin 

About the Role:

Deaf Services and the Deaf Society is seeking a Service Development and Information Facilitator as part of our recent expansion into the Northern Territory.  

As part of the commUNITY team, the successful applicant will work with local Deaf and hard of hearing communities to support their access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) along with a variety of services offered through the Deaf Services/Deaf Society Auslan Hub. 

This exciting Darwin-based opportunity may include relocation and rental support for suitable applicants. 

Selection Criteria:

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Ability to communicate in Auslan
  • Knowledge of Deaf culture and community
  • Experience in provision of human services
  • Experience in information and referral services
  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues
  • Effective communication and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in Team environments remotely
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Benefits:

As a not-for-profit, Deaf Services and the Deaf Society offers a range of benefits including salary packaging, reduced taxable income and membership to Team Advantage, our staff benefits program.

Next steps:

Applicants are required to complete a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, an application form and a current resume and email to hr@deafservices.org.au.

For further information please email hr@deafservices.org.au.

Internal Candidates 

If you are currently employed by Deaf Services or the Deaf Society, please speak with the HR team in your state about the additional opportunities and benefits provided to existing staff members. 

Applications close when the position has been filled.

Deaf Services and the Deaf Society is an equal opportunity employer.

PD - SERVICE DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMATION FACILITATOR - DARWIN

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