QDN has a range of part-time and full-time positions which become available from time to time. We are an equal opportunity employer.

People with disability are at the centre of all the work that we do. We believe there is ‘nothing about us without us’ and we encourage people with disability to apply.

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Engagements Lead

Applications close on the 11 July 2022.

Role Scope

The appointee has significant delegated autonomy and is accountable for the delivery specified work focused on peer leadership, peer support and peer engagement of people with disability across Queensland that covers:

  • stakeholder consumer and community engagement in specific communities across Queensland.
  • strengthening, growing and building the leadership capabilities of QDN’s leaders with disability and members across the State through established organisational mechanisms of groups, programs and projects.
  • membership growth and contributing to the strategic work of the organisation.

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 ISO9000.

Key responsibilities of this role

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

  1. Develop, deliver and lead activities focused on consumer and community engagement and capacity building that enable people with disability to develop, grow their peer leadership skills and sustain engagement activities to enable them to be informed and connected, and participating socially and economically in their communities.
  2. Influence the growth and development of QDN, including peer leaders, groups, programs and organisational business sustainability.
  3. Deliver on the management and governance responsibilities to coordinate:
  • internal resources, recruitment, management and direction of project staff and volunteers
  • project planning, implementation and review, and
  • compliance with relevant State and Commonwealth legislation and frameworks including QDN’s Quality Management System, NDIS Quality and Safeguards and Queensland Human Rights Act.
  1. Produce content for and provide expert advice on information and feedback content for QDN’s peer leadership and group activities, project plans, reports, submissions, presentations, newsletters, website content, publications and communication material.
  2. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with relevant government, private and not-for-profit organisations and agencies 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.
  3. Other duties as directed by the CEO or Director, Policy & Strategic Engagement.

Project Officer - Engagement

Applications close 11 July 2022

Role Scope

The appointee is accountable for the delivery of work assignments and projects, recognising when matters need to be referred to management for resolution.  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 ISO9000.

Key responsibilities of this role

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

  • Coordinate the delivery of projects for engagement with people with disability, seeking assistance where required from the Projects Manager;
  • Use a high level of relevant knowledge to establish programs & procedures, set priorities, monitor workflows, ensuring successful delivery of projects;
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise activities for the benefit of people with disability and other stakeholders, including meetings, workshops, and other resource development;
  • Successfully engage and manage relationships with key stakeholders and allies, including QDN members, people with disability, government and community organisations to deliver project outcomes where required;
  • Ongoing input of QDN’s systemic policy work, and into the format, content, processes and resources of the organisation’s activities, meetings and workshops for people with disability and key stakeholders where required;
  • Participate actively in QDN specific team meetings and other internal processes and compliance with relevant State and Commonwealth legislation and frameworks including QDN’s Quality Management System, NDIS Quality and Safeguards and Queensland Human Rights Act;
  • Other duties as required by CEO or line manager.

Project Support Officer - Applications have now closed

Role Scope

The appointee is accountable to work closely with the Project Lead in delivery of all aspects of projects and engagement with customers, consultants, and other external project stakeholders where applicable.

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. Assist and support Project Leads with the delivery of engagement activities to ensure  projects are delivered to align with agreed objectives and requirements
  2. Assist and support the delivery of pieces of work through QDeNgage and other projects including delivery of activities, carrying out duties to coordinating payments with consultants, tracking data and information and administration of the contract for pieces of work in conjunction with Project Lead and QDN accounts team
  3. Support effective communication and liaison with broad range of stakeholders in the work of QDeNgage and other projects including internal staff, management, customers, consultants, and other external project stakeholders,
  4. Assist with the preparation of project reporting mechanisms and ensure they are communicated with internal and external stakeholders as required
  5. Contribute to commitment to continuous improvement culture through identifying and executing appropriate change
  6. Contribute to growth and reputation of QDN including QDeNgage brand, identifying opportunities for business development and marketing
  7. Administrative duties as required, such as recording and production of agenda/minutes, managing a mailbox, booking interpreters and other project support functions as required
  8. Fulfil this role in accordance with QDN’s policies and procedures
  9. Carry out other duties as deemed reasonable and appropriate to the role as directed by the Project Lead

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