We’re Hiring: UP!Club Co-ordinator

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We’re looking for someone to join our amazing team as an UP!Club Co-ordinator.

About the Role

Location: Working from home and in the Community when delivering programs face to face 
Job Type: Permanent part-time (18 to 20 hours per week) 
Closing date: 5pm Friday, 12 November 2021 

This role is responsible for the planning, preparation, implementation and reporting of the UP!Club program which is positioned within a suite of group participation and skills development programs to meet the needs and interests of our members with Down syndrome (aged from 4 years), namely Up, Up & Away, UP!Club and UP!Club’s online sessions, the Staying Connected Program.
The UP!Club Co-ordinator role includes the leading of group outings as scheduled for UP!Club participants aged 18 years and older. 

This role may also involve participation in the self-advocacy and leadership programs and independent life skills training program, weekend camps activities providing social support and capacity building opportunities that operate within the NDIS environment for which UP!Clubbers may also be involved. 

About You 

  • You will be an experienced community / disability worker and will be able to demonstrate the following: 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience 
  • Skills working with adults with intellectual disability/Down syndrome or lived experience 
  • Strong commitment to the inclusion of people with disabilities 
  • Well-developed organisational skills and/or experience in social program management 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to a diverse range of people with different communication ability levels Experience in working for a non-for-profit organisation 
  •  Computer literacy skills using MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint 
  •  Confident online skills to lead Zoom recreation and skill building sessions 
  •  Availability for work on Wednesday (4.5hrs), Thursday (7.5hrs), Friday (3hrs), Saturday (2hrs online or 4.5hrs face to face on rotating roster) 

Interested in Applying? 

Acceptance of the position involves a willingness to work within the philosophies and policy directions of Down Syndrome NSW. The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks including professional referees, completion of a NDIS Worker Screening Check and working with children check. 

You can download the full Position Description.

Send a covering letter outlining your suitability with reference to the selection criteria and your resume to Nicola.Hayhurst@dsansw.org.au 

Applications close 5pm Friday, 12 November 2021 

Any questions please contact Nikki Hayhurst on phone (02) 9841 4444 or email admin@dsansw.org.au