Assistive Technology – Individual and Community Capacity Building Project
Full time/ Part Time – 18 Months Fixed Term Contract
Commencing September 2016
This project will link closely with the principles of the NDIS Assistive Technology Strategy.
The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) provides information and advice, assessment, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.
We are currently seeking to recruit a motivated and organised project officer with excellent communication, networking, resource development and public speaking skills to support the delivery of an exciting new project, to build assistive technology knowledge and capacity in the WA disability sector. Project coordination and management skills are key to this position, along with in depth knowledge of the disability sector and experience delivering training and information sessions to small groups.
The project officer will research, develop and implement a range of initiatives and ideas to build capacity for individuals and the broader community to understand how assistive equipment and technology can impact the lives of people living with a disability. The project will involve employing people with disabilities who are assistive technology users to develop and deliver participant-led capacity building initiatives that will increase choice and control in the area of assistive technology for WA people with disabilities.
This position would be well suited to a person who uses assistive equipment and technology and/or someone with project management, training and marketing skills. It may also be suited to an allied health professional with a passion for assistive technology and previous project management experience. Part time applications may be considered.
Our organization is constantly improving and evolving. If you enjoy a challenge and are passionate about improving access to assistive technology this is an exciting opportunity to consider joining the team at ILC.
Register your interest today by submitting your resume, a cover letter, ILC Application form and a separate document addressing each selection criteria, in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the full position description and selection criteria, please click on the ” 2016 Project Officer Individual Community Capacity Building” link below. We encourage you to contact Kelly Savage, Service Manager on 08 9381 0600, to discuss the specifics of the position.
Please note applications that have not addressed the selection criteria will not be considered.
Applications close Monday 26th September; 9am.
Only those with the right to live & work in Australia need apply.
No agency applications at this time.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.