Advanced Disability Support Officer, Disability Accommodation Services

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO2A
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/463986
Closing Date: 24-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $51,828 - $69,906
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: WD463986 Adv Disability Suppport Worker DDSO2A PD.pdf (PDF, 320KB)
Job Specification

WD463986 Adv Disability Suppport Worker DDSO2A PD.doc (Word, 978KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Irene Gruis
(03) 9229 4105

Position Details

Office Location: Melton

Position Summary:

A Disability Development and Support Officer Level 2A manages and provides leadership to a team (up to 12) of Disability Development and Support Officers in a community group home.

The role is required to liaise with managers and staff of government and non-government services providers, community groups, and other interested parties in relation to client related and service delivery issues, and participate in the monitoring and evaluation of service performance and client outcomes. The roles requires highly developed leadership, management and practice knowledge to facility are quality service outcomes in more complex environments.

Are You


  • A leader who has a strong ability to lead and manage staff
  • A good communicator
  • Enthusiastic and have a desire to achieve great outcomes for clients


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

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