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Disability Transition Officer
  • Join a supportive and passionate team
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Newly created opportunity to make a difference
  • Commencing salary: $73,772 per annum plus 11.5% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Full-time and Fixed Term until February 2028

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and engaged Disability Transition Officer to create a seamless and positive experience for students with disability who are transitioning from secondary school into tertiary study at TAFE.

This pivotal position will provide first tier of personalised support services, improve outcomes of successful completion and preparedness for employment and assuring a genuinely inclusive study experience.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide advice and support to secondary students with disability and their families/carers especially to assist in understanding the difference between secondary and TAFE learning environments.
  • Work with eligible students and their families and provide information and guidance with understanding their rights regarding reasonable adjustment and the process in a TAFE context.
  • Work with students and key stakeholders to develop a Transition plan for students with disability entering the TAFE system.
  • Arrange and facilitate transition support meetings with student.
  • Build and foster collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, networks and services.
  • Work with other William Angliss Institute student support units to establish an approach for transition support.

Please view the position description for further information about the duties and responsibilities required for the role.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Reward and Recognition Programs
  • Learning and Development Programs and Opportunities
  • Myki Commuter Club
  • Onsite Medical Centre (Melbourne Campus)
  • On Campus Café and Restaurant
  • Novated leasing
  • Employee Counselling Services
  • Education Assistance and Study Leave Program
  • Cultural and Ceremonial Leave for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Relevant Degree and relevant experience; or lesser formal qualifications with substantial experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical and administrative fields; or a suitable combination of relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the experiences that young people with a disability, mental health and/or medical condition may have during educational and life transitions.
  • General awareness of, and familiarity with, the secondary school and Victorian Vocational education and Training environments, and the capacity to source specialist information from other areas within Institute to resolve concerns associated with the student’s transition.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Reasonable Adjustments in the context of higher education, the ability to solve problems independently, make decisions, and collaborate when necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver information, resources and training to build the capacity of others in support of people with a disability undertaking educational and life transitions.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written) with the ability to provide expert and authoritative advice.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing productive relationships with key stakeholders that fosters a co-operative and collegiate approach and ability to influence others in the provision of Access and Disability services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and sound organisational ability, with the capacity to balance demands of simultaneous assignments and managing competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated behaviours that align with the William Angliss Institute Values.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 23 July 2024 at 5pm.

Please note, this is a re-advertisement and therefore previous applicants need not apply. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

  

FURTHER INFORMATION:

For enquires regarding this role, or if you will require reasonable adjustment to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Carol Maurici, Access and Disability Coordinator on (03) 9606 2232 or email at Carol.Maurici@angliss.edu.au

 

ABOUT US:

William Angliss Institute is Australia’s largest specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events education and training. The Institute operates locally and internationally, delivering short courses and VET in Schools through to Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters Programs across its Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and off-shore campuses and local and off-shore workplaces.

The Institute prides itself on its passionate and dedicated people who reflect the organisation’s values:

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Inspiration
  • Empowerment
  • Community
  • Expertise

 

William Angliss Institute is a Child Safe organisation and the successful candidate will be required to submit an appropriate Working with Children Check card and National Police Check prior to commencement of employment.

The Institute is fully supportive of the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

The Institute is fully committed to providing a safe, culturally appropriate, and inclusive service for all people, regardless of their ethnicity, faith, ability sexuality, socio-economic status, gender identity or gender.

 

Job Ref: EY000370
Submitted: 09-07-2024
Applications Close: Tuesday, 23 Jul 2024
 

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