Disability Liaison Officer

Job posted: 28/07/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Nursing

Reference: 16581

Reference: 16581

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway


Part Time 20 hours per week until 30/06/2023

Colac Area Health is a values based organisation providing a unique integrated health service comprising of over 500 employees, providing Acute Care, Aged Care, Community and Allied Health Services.

The Disability Liaison Officer (DLO) will be the primary contact point for people with disability to provide support to access COVID-19 assessment and treatment services. The DLO will work to address barriers that prevent people with disability from accessing services.In addition to supporting people with disability to access COVID-19 assessment and treatment services, the DLO will support people with disability to access non COVID-19 services which may have been impeded by the current pandemic. The role may work across multiple sites including community outreach activities.

What’s required? 

  • Good understanding of the needs and issues for people who have a disability and a comprehensive knowledge of the range of generic and specialist service options a valuable to clients including but not limited to; physical, emotional and mental health, accommodation, legal matters, employment and education

  • Recognised experience and knowledge in the field of disability and an ability to apply policies and processes to meet challenges of known or evolving disability support situations would be expected. This includes:

    • (a) Specialised and contemporary of disability and an ability to apply this theoretical knowledge to client support

    • (b) Knowledge of and skill with coaching, supervision and planning practices

    • (c) Knowledge of complex conditions that impact on disability and the capacity to remain up to date with related developments

  • Qualifications in nursing or an allied health discipline, consideration will be given to applicants who have qualifications in disability and appropriate employment experience. 

Applications close Thursday 11th August 2022. 

To apply or for further information visit: https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au

Position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check, Working With Children Check and participation in CAH’s Immunisation Program

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Disability Liaison Officer

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Kelly Reynolds - 5232 5345

Disability Liaison Officer