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Senior Policy Officer

Role Scope 

The position has significant delegated autonomy and is accountable for leading the delivery of work assignments, projects and policy direction. They are expected to work under limited direction but recognising when advice may be needed on complex or unusual matters. They will work to ensure the timely achievement of deliverables, within agreed budgets and performance levels. The position may require some travel.
The appointee will work within the requirements of relevant legislation, including the Queensland Human Rights Act, and QDN’s Quality System, demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement and contribute to internal and external auditing processes as required under ISO9001.

Key responsibilities of this role

Fulfil this role in accordance with QDN’s policies and procedures, and:

  1. Lead work to anticipate and identify policy issues, undertake high-level research, analysis and conceptualise solutions with regards to QDN’s policy and systemic advocacy work, with key focus on diverse issues impacting people with disability.
  2. Lead, coordinate, design and deliver engagement activities that build the capacity and leadership of people with disability to engage and have a voice within the policy context.
  3. Establish and maintain productive strong working relationships with relevant government, private and not-for-profit organisations, to influence state and national policy and represent the position and views of QDN to all relevant internal and external stakeholders in a way that enhances the reputation of the organisation.
  4. Develop and coordinate membership growth strategies to influence the growth and development of QDN membership that align with organisational goals.
  5. Produce content for and provide expert advice on QDN’s policy work, including media statements, briefings, reports, submissions, presentations, newsletters, website content, publications, communication material and other sources of information.
  6.  Undertake implementation of membership growth strategies to influence the growth and development of QDN membership, in line with organisational goals.
  7. Project planning, implementation and evaluation, including: 
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Supervision of staff, as required
    • Deliverables within agreed budget and timeframe
    • Compliance with relevant State and Commonwealth frameworks
  8. Ability to work independently, exercising high-level initiative and judgement to solve problems.
  9. Other duties as requested by the CEO or line manager.

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Engagement Lead, QDeNgage

Role Scope 

The Engagement Lead reports to the Chief Executive Officer and may have line management responsibilities.
This position works as part of the overall QDN team where interdependencies and collaboration with colleagues, QDN members and internal and external stakeholders is critical to the successful delivery of funded engagements, projects, services and activities.

Key responsibilities of this role

Fulfil the accountabilities of this role in accordance with QDN’s ethics, principles and values and the following areas of accountabilities outlined below:

  • Research, negotiate and secure business opportunities through actively promoting and marketing QDeNgage activities with QDN’s diverse government, business and community sector stakeholders.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a range of co-designed and co-delivered consumer and community engagement initiatives, in collaboration with QDeNgage consultants with disability.
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people with disability, colleagues and relevant government, business and not-for-profit organisations to attract market opportunities for QDeNgage activities and represent the position and views of QDN to all relevant internal and external stakeholders in a way that enhances the organisation’s reputation.
  • Develop, deliver and lead activities focused on capacity building that enable QDeNgage consultants with disability to extend their skills to participate in funded engagements, projects or services.
  • Manage the scheduling of a calendar of activities on behalf of QDeNgage, including bookings, rostering, and approval of invoices.
  • Provide advice, information and feedback in relation to funding proposals, engagement/project plans, reports, presentations, newsletters, website content, publications and communication material.
  • Work under limited direction, while recognising when advice may be required during development of proposals, and implementation of funded engagements, projects and services.
  • Other duties as directed by the CEO or Director, Policy & Strategic Engagement.

    The appointee will work within the requirements of relevant legislation, including the Queensland Human Rights Act, and QDN Quality System and demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement and contribute to internal and external auditing processes as required under ISO9001.

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P03 Clinicians: Assessment and Referral Team, Disability Connect and Outreach Program

Role Scope 

The role of Clinician is responsible for providing effective, contemporary and evidence based clinical assessments and advice which are required to assist people with disability access the NDIS.

Key responsibilities of this role

  • Undertake comprehensive specialist disability assessments to support a person with disability to access the NDIS.
  • Prepare high quality reports, submissions, briefs and other documentation within specified time frames and in line with relevant practice and procedures.
  • Actively participate in the end-to-end intensive case management approach to support a person with a disability to access the NDIS.
  • Maintain an active clinical caseload of individuals with moderate to high support needs.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members and allied/health providers to support people with disability access the NDIS.
  • Actively participate in training and professional development activities to maintain and develop competencies to ensure that service delivery is of high quality and consistent with current trends and departmental objectives with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Create and maintain client records consistent with departmental and legislative requirements.

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P05 Case Manager: Assessment and Referral Team, Disability Connect and Outreach Program

Key responsibilities of this role

  • Provide general information to enquirers about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) access process.
  • Apply an end-to-end intensive case management approach, including intake and triage, to support people with disability access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively and sensitively with a diverse range of stakeholders including people with disability, government and non-government agencies, General Practitioners, Allied Health professionals and community organisations.
  • Identify informal and mainstream supports that may assist a person with disability outside of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, practices, policies and legislation in relation to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to further assist a person with disability to access the scheme.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client case records in accordance with departmental procedures.

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