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Reference Number 11588
Position Title Program Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Orca Project
Location Community Services K-ESS
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 5
Hours per Fortnight 60
Position Summary

Program Coordinator - The ORCA Project


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 &


Program Coordinator for NDIS-funded work readiness project for young people aged 17 - 21 living with disability. The ORCA Project is growing and looking for an experienced person with a passion for better outcomes in employment for young people.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. 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
  2. A sound understanding of the issues in working with young people who living with disability and the legislative environment of the NDIS
  3. Demonstrated applied skills in program & client management including the development of intervention strategies, negotiation, de-escalation of behaviours and conflict resolution.
  4. Demonstrated skills in consultative processes, group development, facilitation and evaluation.
  5. Experience in establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships with business owners and DES Providers to ensure pathways are developed for employment as a defined outcome of the program.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in an environment requiring flexibility and as part of a small team.
  7. Formal report writing skills and the ability to use current Microsoft Office computer programs.


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. 


For more information, please contact Alison Cox via


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. 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.
Essential: 1. Tertiary qualifications, or equivalent experience, in human services or a related field
Contact Person Alison Cox
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Alternate Contact Person Michelle Hildebrand
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Closing Date 18/09/2019
Position Description
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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.