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Newly created position with a growing  community organisationWork with a highly engaged, passionate team and finish each day knowing you have  truly made a differenceAttractive remuneration package  plus performance-based incentives and salary sacrifice optionsThe successful candidate can choose to work  from either Tweed Heads, Lismore, Orange, Dubbo or Bathurst (Tweed Heads or Lismore preferred)Social Futures  is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years'  industry experience,  Social Futures  is a  community service leader, striving to create change through  their  work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.  Social Futures  currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales.For more information about the wonderful ways  Social Futures  works with communities, please  visit their website by clicking  here.About the OpportunitySocial Futures is a NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Partner delivering the NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) Services in the community. The Inclusion Branch provides services for people with disability and their support networks through delivery of the best possible NDIS to NDIS participants, families and the community.Social Futures  has an exciting opportunity available for a Manager, Capacity Building & Engagement (LAC)  to join their team in Tweed Heads or Lismore. While Tweed Heads is the preferred location for this role there are options to work from Lismore, Orange, Dubbo, or Bathurst.  Reporting to the Executive Manager - Inclusion, the primary focus of this role is to  build the capacity of community groups, organisations and other social structures to include people with disabilities in all aspects of community life, and to  develop and ensure accessible, accurate and timely information on LAC services and how to access services.More specifically, day to day responsibilities will  include:Designing and leading the implementation of proactive capacity building and community engagement strategies based on global research, evidence and emerging trends in innovation.Facilitating integrated, local community planning and implementation of a range of capacity building, awareness, information and education activities.Leading engagement and planning strategies for people with disability and their families, NDIS stakeholder organisations and broader community organisations.Providing effective leadership to the regional Community Development Coordinators.Managing, monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of capacity building and community engagement strategies and activities within each local area, adjusting plans to meet KPIs that evolve with NDIS requirements.In this position the successful candidate will have  two direct reports  (Community Development Coordinators). This is likely to  increase  over the next 12 months.About YouThe successful candidate will have a  expert knowledge of the NDIS legislation, frameworks, guidelines and implementation program.Social Futures  is seeking a strong leader, with experience heading up a small team  as well as experience influencing and motivating people who are not necessarily direct reports,  in order to achieve common goals. The role requires a  driven individual who can embrace and deal with change  whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail at all times.Qualifications in  community development, health promotion, social planning or a similar area will be highly regarded, but  are not  essential.Please Note: Due to the nature of this role a  National Police Check and a  Working with Children  Check, along with a current valid drivers license, will be required.  Travel throughout regional NSW (up to  3  days per month) as well as periodic intrastate travel will also be required. Travel requirements may come up at the last minute so the successful candidate will need to be flexible in this respect.About the BenefitsIn exchange for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with an  attractive  salary. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to earn  performance-based incentives, and  salary packaging options will further increase your take-home pay.You can choose to be based in either  Lismore,  Tweed Heads, Orange, Dubbo, or Bathurst. These are some of Australia's most beautiful towns, with beaches, mountain ranges and national parks all within driving distance.If you want to work with a  diverse, ever-changing organisation where there is never a dull day, this could be the role for you. You will join a team of  passionate individuals  who strive to maintain a  happy, healthy, thriving work culture.To apply for this position follow the link below:https://applynow.net.au/jobs/112333For more information regarding the application process please contact:Brad Freeman 0432 218 553 Australia - NSW Dubbo & Central NSW

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