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Disability & Access Advisor

TAFE Gippsland - Morwell, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Full Time (38hrs per week) Ongoing
  • Campus negotiable – Traralgon or Yallourn
  • Job Reference No. 2157

About Us:

TAFE Gippsland has played a key role in the social and cultural development of the Gippsland region, empowering local students and enabling local businesses though the delivery of high quality vocational education and training. TAFE Gippsland is located in the idyllic regional setting of Gippsland in Victoria, with campuses from Warragul to Lakes Entrance. TAFE Gippsland is a Child Safe Organisation.

About the Role:

We are seeking a self-motivated and professional individual to step into the exciting role of Disability & Access Advisor. You will be responsible for planning and providing specialist case management to students with disabilities, within programs funded through Commonwealth and State agreements. You will provide support and assistance to students either directly and/or via referral to external agencies and are the first point of contact for prospective and enrolled students within the Institute who are seeking disability and/or access specific support, advice and assistance.

The Disability & Access Advisor will build and maintain linkages with internal and external service providers to assist students to obtain the required life and study skills to make decisions and seek assistance, advice and support.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in the provision of support services to people with a disability, preferably in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated commitment and experience in person-centred practice
  • Familiarity with best practice models for disability support within an educational context- planning, case management, strengths-based coaching, reasonable adjustments, mediation, conflict resolution, and supported referral
  • An understanding of the NDIS and other supports and local service providers available to people with a disability
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and engagement skills

Mandatory Requirements:

  • A formal tertiary qualification in a disability or community related discipline is mandatory
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • A valid Working with Children Check (WWC)
  • Current (less than 12 months old) satisfactory National Police Check

What we offer:

  • Employment with Gippsland’s leading Training Provider
  • Benefits and conditions under the PACCT Agreement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Work Arrangement options

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online and include a current resume and address the Key Selection Criteria.

For specific enquiries relating to these positions please contact Bonnie Healey, Acting Manager Student Services on 0438 802 125.

For assistance with the online application process please contact Human Resources on 03 5152 0705.

Applications close 2pm on Friday, 25 June 2021.