Current Vacancies

View our current vacancies across our locations in Albury and the Central West, NSW.
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.

Community and Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Albury

The Community and Stakeholder Engagement Officer (CSEO) is an exciting, newly created role (24 month contract) and will be responsible for designing and delivering activities aligned to Mercy Connect’s Social Impact Framework and other Community and Stakeholder Engagement plans and will:

  • Develop sustainable programs that engage and empower the community to participate in Mercy Connect life through volunteering;
  • Implement relevant strategies for growing Mercy Connect’s fundraising revenue to ensure the organisation can continue to fund and implement Mission based activities; and
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the People and Communications Team by  being accountable for own performance and assist in the delivery of Mercy Connect’s Marketing and Communications Strategy.

 

Based in Thurgoona, NSW the CSEO will be required to develop and lead agreed plans across all operational sites, including Albury and Surrounds and Central West NSW.

About You

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience in developing and delivering strategic plans in Community and Stakeholder Engagement, Communications or other related discipline;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Skilled networking with the ability to promote the interests of Mercy Connect;
  • A high level understanding of Social Impact research, analysis and reporting;
  • The ability to foster relationships across all levels of the organisation.

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To apply

Applications, including a cover letter, resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria can be sent to Careers@mercyconnect.org.au by Friday 19 March 2021.

Assistant Team Leader - Full Time (Albury)

Mercy Connect Limited is inviting application for Assistant Team Leader roles in Albury area to provide accommodation, outreach and day program support to adults with a disability.

The role of the Assistant Team Leader is to support the Team Leaders and Operational Management to ensure quality services are provided in accordance with approved plans, policies and procedures which safeguard the health, safety and well being of others.

Working across a 7 day per week rotating roster and supporting the On-call Team, Assistant Team Leader will be responsible for supervising staff, and ensuring participants are being supported effectively across all Mercy Connect sites by effectively implementing participant plans.

To be successful in this role you must address the following selection criteria;

Demonstrate your commitment to the Mercy Connect Values.
Proven ability to apply person-centred active support.
Proven ability to accurately complete all participant documentation in a timely manner.
Ability to review and implement skill development plans.
Ability to coach staff to deliver positive outcomes for participant.
Solution focused and strong problem solving skills.
Good level of computer literacy.
Well developed organisations skills including attention to detail
Availability for shift work, including evening (afternoon) shifts, night shifts and shifts on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, and required to work sleepovers / actives.

This role is predominantly a hands on role, with an element of administration time built in.

To apply, you must;

Submit a well written application letter.
Attach a CV outlining your work history and experience.
Submit a document evidencing each of the selection criteria.

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Please submit your application quoting job reference: ATL_2021 via email to careers@mercyconnect.org.au by Friday 2 April 2021

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Finance Manager - Full Time (Albury)

Mercy Connect

As a not-for-profit organisation, Mercy Connect delivers programs to the vulnerable, to improve, advocate and lead the way in meeting the ever-changing needs of people in need.  We do this, by supporting those in our care to live a more connected and meaningful life, through offering values-driven and participant-centered programs.

The Role

The Finance Manager is accountable for overseeing all accounting activities and responsibilities for Mercy Connect under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and in accordance with the principles of sound financial management and good governance.

The Finance Manager is responsible for the effective operation of the Finance Support and NDIS Specialist teams, including ensuring all members work effectively as a team. As a leader in the organisation, the Finance Manager works closely with other internal and external stakeholders to implement Mercy Connect’s strategic goals in line with organisational values.  Other key priorities include:

  • Contributing to the achievement of Mercy Connect’s strategic goals by enabling effective decision making through the provision of high standard, compliant and timely financial processing and reporting;
  • 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. Managing and leading the team in a supportive and collaborative way; and
  • Managing financial risk as the business executes on its strategies and initiatives as well as maintaining strong internal controls environment and financial reporting processes.

About You

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key selection criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, CA or CPA preferred.
  • Exemplary interpersonal and team management skills.
  • Demonstrated project and system development and management ability.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

To Apply

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

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Applications can be sent to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Applications close on Friday 9 April 2021.