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Access Services Educator

  • 499250
  • Hawthorn, Vic
  • CIRC National Services
  • Education & Training
  • Part Time Permanent

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About The Role

Scope has an exciting and unique opportunity for an Access Services Educator to work within our Communication and Inclusion Resource Centre (CIRC).

The position is responsible for delivering training, community activity workshops, Communication Access assessments and leading focus groups within Scope’s Access Services: Disability Awareness, Communication Access, and Accessible Information.

Access Services work is conducted using a co-design and co-facilitation model, alongside people with lived experience with disability. It involves effective and timely preparation and presentation of materials for target audiences, including for schools and corporate and community organisations and Scope group staff.

 Position Description

About You

The ideal candidate for the Access Services Educator role is someone who is passionate about education, advocacy and promoting the rights, skills, abilities and opportunities for community empowerment for people living with disability. 

Scope's Access Services Teams in Disability Awareness, Communication Access and Accessible Information comprise team members with backgrounds in teaching, training, allied health (speech pathology), public speaking, writing and communications, design and many more. We are a passionate team and many of us identify as living with disability. The core of our work is co-design, empowerment and ensuring the perspectives and voices of people with disability are front and centre.

The position will be responsible for contributing to the development, planning, and execution of a range of projects and activities across the Access Services (Disability Awareness, Communication Access, and Accessible Information), including:

  • Training and Deliverables
  • Customer Relationships / Account Management
  • Reporting and Administration
  • Providing services in a way that are financially sustainable and meet Scope‘s organisational requirements
  • Actively contributing to  business development opportunities in the Schools, Corporate and Community organisation environments

Essential:

  • Experience in the delivery of education and training programs, public speaking, facilitating groups or conducting clinics within schools and/or adult learning environments
  • Knowledge of common challenges experienced by people who live with a variety of disabilities

Desirable:

  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • Teaching/Training or Allied Health background
  • Experience working with people with disabilities and complex communication needs

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging and purchased annual leave scheme. You will also get the unique chance to work in a sector that is seeing the biggest social reform since the introduction of Medicare.

Take your career on a journey with Scope and work proactively with us to achieve our mission!

Please direct enquiries to Danni Hall on 0438 134 746 or email dhall2@scopeaust.org.au

If at any time you require us to adjust our recruitment process to meet your individual needs please email careers@scopeaust.org.au, this includes support completing your application online.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to hold a NDIS Worker Screening Check Clearance a Working with Children Check and a COVID-19 digital certificate. If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.

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