APS6 Local Area Coordinator

Posted 30 October 2023
Salary$60.26 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

DFP Recruitment are currently seeking an APS6 Local Area Coordinator for a Federal Government Agency in Karratha. These are 18-month casual assignments; therefore, the hourly rates are inclusive of casual loading and in lieu of leave entitlements.
APS6 Local Area Coordinator, $60.26 per hour + superannuation
This is a team leadership position with the responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. The role is required to provide leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making, along with providing detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. Where required, the role will coordinate and assist in strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the agency.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Working with service providers and participants to gather and verify information to facilitate access decisions and/or plan development. 
  • Monitoring participant plans, ensuring effective implementation and supports expenditure throughout the life of the plan.
  • Developing outcome-based plans reflecting participant choice and control within a reasonable and necessary framework.
  • Undertaking reviews of plans with participants, delivering and submitting plans. 
  • Providing information to members of the community, mainstream services  and community supports to improve participation and inclusion.
  • Collaborating with team members and assisting in the development of specialised knowledge in areas of expertise,
  • Coaching and mentoring staff and monitoring team capacity and workflow activities.
  • Contributing to and leading quality improvement activities to enhance service delivery practice, processes and systems.
Successful Candidates:
  • Able to engage with stakeholders and community members, including travel to remote communities
  • Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. 
  • Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment  
Candidates must have a strong understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and proven culturally appropriate engagement and communication skills.

As these roles are within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship to be considered.

If you are interested in the position, please APPLY NOW with a current resume and cover letter in MS Word format. If you have any questions, please email me on dcargin@dfp.com.au or call on 08 9287 9812

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.