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Reference Number 11963
Position Title Community Access Facilitator
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Wesleycare Jindalee
Location WesleyCare Jindalee
Classification Residential Disability Services Care and Support - RDS Off Scale
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Community Access Facilitator

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see

WesleyCare Jindalee offers a supported, vibrant community and home to people living with a disability who have high and complex care needs.  We are currently seeking a Community Access Facilitator to develop and implement community access experiences that are the choice of our residents.

This role is pivotal to the continued growth and development of the Community Access programs for our residents. You will ensure the team provides a positive and person-centred service to enable individuals with disabilities to reach their own potential and become integrated into their community. 

 Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Oversee the development of NDIS Community Access programs and plans for each resident.
  • Liaise with residents/primary support networks to develop and implement and review NDIS Community Access plans monthly.
  • Develop, submit and oversee NDIS Community Access Service Agreements.
  • Document and report ongoing progress and budget of resident's Community Access programs.
  • Complete risk assessments for all new community access activities for individual/groups of residents and review existing risk assessments annually.
  • Engage and train personal carers/volunteers to provide a high-quality community access experience either in house or in the community.
  • Access and support volunteers and link them to the needs and interests of residents.
  • Oversee and mentor personal carers/volunteers involved in the community access program.
  • Liaise and engage with Support Coordinators in the development of the Community Access Program for each resident.
  • Liaise and engage external organisations/providers to meet the individual needs of residents, so they can attend mainstream community access activities, with appropriate supports either internally or externally.
  • Ensure the team, activities and programs are in accordance with relevant WMQ policies and procedures.   
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings held by the Community Access Coordinator and other Community Access Facilitators to enhance program delivery.
  • In consultation with the local Manager order and maintain necessary equipment in line with operational and budgetary constraints.
  • Ensure adequate staffing levels are always in place by coordinating staff rosters in compliance with the relevant Award and client individual funding packages.

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Guy Malghem
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Alternate Contact Person Deb Ward
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Closing Date 14/07/2020
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.