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Executive Assistant (EA)

The Executive Assistant (EA) provides a high level of professional administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to ensure excellence in customer experience and service delivery across the Organisation. The position analyses and collates information in order to provide executive support to the CEO. The position will liaise with internal and external stakeholders including Senior Management, Government and funding bodies and members of the public. The role will include researching and preparing documentation, and ensuring responses to telephone calls and correspondence are responded to within specified timeframes. In providing this support the position exercises a high degree of communication competence, initiative, discretion and confidentiality.

As an ongoing commitment to the organisation you will be responsible for delivering the best service possible to our participant’s, their families, our staff and community; in the scope of your daily work.

About you:

You will be a proactive, flexible and highly organised individual who can work with minimal supervision to support the administrative needs of senior executives. You show initiative and contribute to the development of a positive team environment. High quality work is delivered in a timely manner, supported by quickly thinking, decisiveness and resilience to pressure. You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software and are able to quickly learn new software packages. Reports are accurate and clear, and are based on solid research and sound analysis. You deliver outstanding customer service, with diverse client groups, based on the development of strong and inclusive relationships.

For a copy of the position description, email rwoodward@amicus.org.au or call Rob Woodward (HR Manager) on (03) 5441 2666 (business hours). 

A covering letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, together with a copy of your CV, including three Professional Referees, can be emailed to Rob Woodward by Friday 26thJuly 2019.

 

 

Quality Project Officer

The Role

Amicus is currently accredited under the Department of Human Services Standards, ISO 9001:2015 and the Home Care Standards. This short term (six month) role will have a focus on ensuring that Amicus meets the requirements of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework. The Quality Project Officer will:

  • facilitate the revision and development of relevant policy and procedure through consultation with key stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement, and processes to support same
  • Undertake document and records management in accordance with Amicus policy and procedure

About you:

With a tertiary qualification in quality management, and experience in the design and implementation of quality systems, you will have sound understanding and experience in the development and implementation of quality management systems, particularly in the human services field. This will include an understanding of the legislative obligations of a community service organization, successfully fulfilling its role as an incorporated body, an employer and service provider. Having a clear understanding of the framework for the delivery of services to people with a disability, disadvantaged youth and people who are frail and aged in Victoria, you will be able to apply innovative thinking to service delivery.  Demonstrating high levels of proficiency in the use of a diverse range of IT and computer software you will deliver high quality work with limited supervision.

For a copy of the position description, email rwoodward@amicus.org.auor call Rob Woodward (HR Manager) on (03) 5441 2666 (business hours). 

A covering letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, together with a copy of your CV, including three Professional Referees, can be emailed to Rob Woodward by Friday 26thJuly 2019.

 

 

Committee Prospectus

Behavioural Specialist

 

The Role 

This key position has responsibility for providing a range of services based on referrals, including: Functional Behavioural Assessments; development of Behaviour Support Plans, including comprehensive proactive and reactive strategies; design and delivery of training packages; and, individual consults.

About you

Tertiary qualified in Psychology, or related discipline, and with previous experience in a similar role, you are able to draw on your experience in the disability sector (or other relevant environment) to effectively work with people with complex and challenging behaviours including the assessment, development, monitoring and review of behavioural interventions. You have extensive knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Disability Act 2006 and the Disability Amendment Act 2012, and a sound understanding of service sectors (NDIS, disability, mental health, criminal justice, community, education, health etc.) and how individuals will interface with these sectors. In particular, you are focused on building capacity and empowering individuals and their carers, which is underpinned by the development of strong professional relationships with all those you work with.

 

For a copy of the position description, email rwoodward@amicus.org.auor call Rob Woodward (HR Manager) on (03) 5441 2666 (business hours). 

 

A covering letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, together with a copy of your CV, including three Professional Referees, can be emailed to Rob Woodward by Friday 26thJuly 2019.

 

 

Committee Position Available

Join the Amicus Committee of Management

Now is exciting time to join our organisation, surpassing our 30 years of service milestone, and preparing to deliver our new three year strategic plan.

The Amicus vision is of “A community that welcomes everyone for who they are and what they bring” and our purpose is to “Support people with a disability or are disadvantaged”.

Amicus has consistently demonstrated, and projects to the future a solid financial record and service growth through our innovative vision and internationally recognised leadership, as we strive to enhance the lives of the individual participants the we represent. We believe it is a privilege to be part of our participant’s lives, and are extremely proud of the organisation and employees that we represent and empower.

If you are keen to contribute your acumen and governance experience to a positive organisation where you will be required to demonstrate:

  • A willingness to put the participant at the centre of decision making,
  • A “can do attitude” that often sees Amicus providing support when no-one else will
  • An appetite to innovate and try new ideas

We invite you to view our Committee of Management Prospectus and submit your interest to Ann-Maree Davis (CEO) adavis@amicus.org.au