Current Vacancies

View our current vacancies across our locations in Albury and the Central West, NSW.
Experienced Disability Support Workers

Selection Criteria:

  • Commitment to individual rights and aspirations
  • Commitment to quality service delivery
  • Ability/understanding of a range of communication styles
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven ability to engage with participants
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Availability to work  rotating roster, weekdays, weekends / sleepovers / active shifts and split shifts (Mandatory)
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to attain one
  • Current NDIS Worker Check  and Working with Children’s check or willingness to attain one (Mandatory before commencement)
  • Ability to pass employment probity checks
  • Qualification in the disability field or working with youth would be an advantage
  • Basic IT skills
  • Smart Phone

Applications must address the above selection criteria.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo standard employment screening.

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Fill out our Careers Form on our website prior to sending application in.

Enquiries and confidential applications with an accompanying resume and response should be directed via email to: careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Speech Pathologist (Full–Time) / Albury

Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Are you a Speech Pathologist looking to make a real difference in people’s lives? Mercy Connect has an exciting opportunity for a Speech Pathologist to join our growing team. We provide services and support to children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities including intellectual disability, autism, physical disability and acquired brain injury.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic clinician who has experience working with people funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Reporting to the Executive Leader Clinical Services, you will deliver timely, evidence-based and person-centred Speech Pathology services in Albury and surrounding areas.

Key Selection Criteria

  • A recognised tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology.
  • Eligibility for membership to Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Clinical experience working with adults and children, particularly those with complex communication needs and swallowing difficulties.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide holistic, person-centred and strengths-based services through effective assessment, planning, case conferencing and review of clients.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the NDIS including NDIS review and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to engage people from all backgrounds.
  • Ability to think strategically, innovatively and practically about ways to support people with disability to live in the community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

 

Why work for Mercy Connect?

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Program

The successful applicant will need to address all the requirements of the key selection criteria and undergo standard employment screening.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Caroline Cummins on 02 6061 0408

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Applications quoting job reference: SP_2020 can be sent to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Occupational Therapist (Full-Time) / Albury

Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Are you an Occupational Therapist looking to make a real difference in people’s lives? Mercy Connect has an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our growing team. We provide services and support to children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities including intellectual disability, autism, physical disability and acquired brain injury.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic clinician who has experience working with people funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Reporting to the Executive Leader Clinical Services, you will deliver timely, evidence-based and person-centred Occupational Therapy services in Albury and surrounding areas.

Key Selection Criteria

  • A recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Occupational Therapy registration with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in person-centred service delivery through effective assessment and a range of intervention strategies to address needs that relate to, activities of daily living, functional performance, fine motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing, perceptual motor, and sensory integration.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the NDIS including NDIS review and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to engage people from all backgrounds.
  • Ability to think strategically, innovatively and practically about ways to support people with disability to live in the community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

Why work for Mercy Connect?

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Program

The successful applicant will need to address all the requirements of the key selection criteria and undergo standard employment screening.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Caroline Cummins on 02 6061 0408

Applications quoting job reference: OT_2020 can be sent to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

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Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Operations Manager, Albury

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager based in Thurgoona.  Reporting to the Executive Leader Operations, the successful applicant will significantly contributes to the execution of Mercy Connect’s strategic plan through the values-based leadership of teams, participants and stakeholders.

Other priorities of the role include:

  • Oversight of the quality and outcomes of all operational functions delivered by your teams, ensuring standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Facilitating the development and implementation of Business Plans and budgets to meet Participant and service goals and objectives
  • Minimising risk by contributing to the review and implementation of organisational quality and safeguarding systems, processes and procedures.
  • Creating an empowered team through instruction and mentoring to ensure team members have role clarity, supportive working relationships and are accountable for their performance and behaviours.
  • Contributing to the achievement of strategic goals through the effective management of assets, properties and environment.

To be successful in this role, the applicant must have demonstrated:

  • Values based leadership capability
  • Experience managing budgets, quality and risk
  • Experience in change management
  • High level communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to critically think, research and problem solve
  • Commitment to service delivery and cultural awareness
  • Tertiary qualifications preferred or relevant leadership experience
  • Social Services / NDIS sector experience is preferred

The successful applicant will be required to undergo standard employment screening including but not limited to:

  • A current drivers licence;
  • NDIS Worker Screening

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Applications can be sent to Jessie Arney, Executive Leader People and Communications, jessie.arney@mercyconnect.org.au

Closing date: Friday 5 March 2021