Deaf Services is a leading not-for-profit organisation, providing support to Deaf and hard of hearing Australian’s across all age groups.

About Us

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

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

With over 110 years of experience working with Deaf Australians, Deaf Services continues 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.

 

Service Information and Life Skills Facilitator

Mackay

Part-time, 10 hours per week

The CommUNITY team is passionate about working with communities to provide opportunities for individuals to be empowered, connected and achieving.  The CommUNITY service plan specialised services and supports that culturally and linguistically meet client needs through Community Access, an information, referral, advocacy, and awareness service.  The service also delivers resources through community information workshops, and seeks to understand the aspirations of the community through engagement events.

The Lifestyle Support Service (LSS) assists adults under the age of 65 with and without disabilities, and who primarily use Auslan to communicate.  LSS provides Deaf and hard of hearing participants with access to one on one life skills development, helping them learn and develop the skills and the confidence to live independent lives. Life skills development is available as a fee for service, or as part of an NDIS package.

The Role

The Service Information and Life Skills Facilitator will be pro-active in enabling Deaf Services to respond to the service requirements of Deaf and hard of hearing individuals through the provision of Community Access – an information and referral service.  The position is also responsible for working in partnership with Deaf and hard of hearing individuals with a NDIS package to enable them to gain skills and knowledge to live independently through facilitation and provision of learning opportunities.

The Service Information and Life Skills Facilitator is a member of the CommUNITY and Lifestyle Support Services teams and works collaboratively with others to ensure the effective administration of systems and processes that support Community Access, Life Skills and other community programs and services with a focus on clients, quality and continuous improvement.

Interested applicants can view the position description and application process below.

To apply you must submit the following:

  • Application for Advertised Position Form.
  • Cover Letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description.
  • An up-to-date Resume, including name, position and contact details of two work-related referees.
  • You must email or post the application by the closing date. If your application is short listed you will be contacted for an interview.      

For further information please contact Jacqui Cooper, Human Resources Support Officer on 07 3892 8534, or email hr@deafservices.org.au

Applications close once the position has been filled.

Deaf Services Limited is an equal opportunity employer. 

Application for Advertised Position

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