NSW CID is a small but exciting organisation, led by people with intellectual disability that has a strong track record in advocating for positive change.
My Choice Matters (MCM) is an award winning capacity building project for all people with disability in NSW, as well as family members and carers, managed by NSW CID. MCM delivers a wide variety of initiatives, including events, resources, workshops and on-line information.
NSW CID offers a positive and rewarding working environment with work that is varied and challenging, with plenty of opportunities for professional development.
The role will be focused on working with people with disability and their families to support them to have more choice, voice and control in their lives. Through group workshops, information sessions and one-on-one planning your exceptional interpersonal and facilitation skills will be key to supporting people tobecome empowered and lead better lives.
To be perfect for the role you will be able to demonstrate that you have:
- Commitment to the human rights of people with disability and the principles of participation and inclusion
- Demonstrated experience in facilitation and/or training environments, preferably with people with disability, including people with very high support needs
- Ability to achieve results and operate effectively in a dynamic environment of organisational change, ongoing sector reform and competing demands
- Highly developed interpersonal, communication, facilitation and negotiation skills including demonstrated ability to build rapport with an audience.
- Demonstrated experience in productive working relationships with colleagues to achieve required outcomes
- Demonstrated understanding of marginalised communities in NSW
- Willingness and ability to travel regularly across NSW, including a current driver’s licence
- Excellent computer literacy including in Microsoft Office suite
- Experience working with people who use augmented communication methods and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Qualifications in teaching, adult education, training or similar field will be highly regarded. Experience using person-centred planning will also be highly regarded. Persons with disability or living with mental illness strongly encouraged to apply.