Social Worker, Psychologist, OT or Counsellor – Epilepsy Supports Epilepsy Queensland Inc

JOB DESCRIPTION

Every #33minutes an Australian’s life is turned upside-down by a diagnosis of epilepsy.

You can help us #turnthingsaround by joining our team!

We are gearing up for a once in a generation change in the way support is provided to people living with epilepsy in Australia.  There has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Internally known as a Comprehensive Support Worker this role is offered on a fixed-term full-time basis through to the end of June 2023 (with possiblity of extension).  

You will be the powerhouse of the Living Well Team in achieving our impact statement of an individual understood and supported to live well.  The role provides information, education and psycho-social supports to people living with epilepsy, their families and support networks across Queensland.  The role is based in our Brisbane office and support is primarily via phone or video calls, however we also work in major tertiary clinics and opportunities to spend time on the ground in communities across Queensland is part of the role.

Uniquely – the successful candidate for this role will also be involved in coordinating our Australian first Peer Support program for Queensland.  A national project with local impact this is a very exciting opportunity.

Reporting to the Coordinator, Comprehensive Supports, this role offers challenge, opportunity, and the ability to work with a dedicated, talented, and supportive team. Well-developed knowledge of epilepsy is not essential because we can train you on that, but your attitude and willingness will be key to your success.

For a more detailed Success Profile please reach out to Kelly via email [email protected]

Your new organisation

We are a small and ambitious organisation that blends our 52 year old history with growth and change to meet the demand of our customers throughout Queensland.  We aspire to the trusted partner of the 30,000 Queenslanders living with epilepsy and work hard to ensure our culture helps us achieve great results.

More than 95% of our people consistantly report that the mission / purpose of our organisation makes them feel like their job is meaningful.

More than 90% of our people consistantly report that they routinely recieve recognition and praise for doing good work and that their fellow employees are commited to quality work.

We think its a neat place to work.  Come and check it out.

Consistent with our values of #brave, #agile and #transparent we will be shortlisting applications as they are received so we can make sure to find the best candidate and not let them slip away – so if you are keen now is the time to apply!

Please submit your current CV and a maximum two-page cover letter that outlines how your skills, knowledge and experience will make you successful in this role.  HINT – you might like to consider the key elements of the Success Profile!

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Epilepsy Queensland Inc

Job Salary

Level 4 (SCHCADS Award) + Super + Salary Packaging

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