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February

Ageing And Disability Abuse Senior Helpline Consultant

Ageing and Disability Commission - Far Meadow, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

The NSW Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline Consultant is the first point of contact for enquiries and reports to the ADC. The Consultant provides timely and quality intake, assessment and response to enquiries and reports about abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults with disability and older adults and mentors and trains Helpline Consultants undertaking this role.

The role is situated in the ADC’s Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline, comprising a team of Consultants a Senior Consultant and a Manager. The Senior Consultant receive enquiries and reports, and provides a timely, educated and person-centred response, including by providing information, advice, referrals to appropriate services, and support.

The role identifies risks and makes timely decisions, including obtaining an emergency response, to protect the safety and wellbeing of the involved adult, and works collaboratively with involved parties and key stakeholders.

This is an ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013. The successful applicant will commence in the role on 1st April 2021 - subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment checks.

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

What we can offer you/Benefits

  • Location: suburb – Parramatta
  • Clerk, Grade 7/8
  • Salary range $97,443pa - $107,864 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Four weeks of annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and internal career progression

Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent industry or professional experience in a relevant area.
  • A valid driver's licence and a willingness to travel 

Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check.

How to apply

To apply, candidates are to answer the targeted questions (maximum 400 words per question), provide a covering letter (one-page maximum) that clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role, and submit an up-to-date resume.

Targeted questions

1. Please provide an example of a time when you have used policy or legislation to respond to a challenging situation involving vulnerable people. What was the situation and how did you use and apply policy and/or legislation?

2. Please provide an example of when you have assisted a colleague to master a difficult task. What challenges did you and your colleague experience, and how did you seek to overcome them?

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore, you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

Find out more

Click here to view the role description.

Please submit your application online, including the information outlined above.

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact Tijana Poletanovic on 9765 5317 or email [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday, 7th March 2021 at 11:59 pm

For enquiries: please contact Kerry Marshall, Manager ADC Helpline, on P: (02) 4904 7520 E: [email protected]

IMPORTANT

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit

ADC continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and other diversity groups.

If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact Tijana Poletanovic on 9765 5317 or email [email protected] and advise us of your preferred method of communication.

If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

Far Meadow, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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