Diversity and Inclusion Traineeship Program Coordinator


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Blue Mountains, Parramatta and Western Suburbs
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Healthcare & Medical

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  • Join an industry leading not-for-profit organisation
  • Full Time Fixed-Term Contract until 30 June 2023
  • Position based in Penrith
  • More information about Uniting LAC Careers can be found here in our video: Uniting LAC Careers – “We are you”

About LAC Partners in the Community (PITC)

Uniting is a partner of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in local communities across the NSW.

Uniting LAC support people aged 7-65 who have NDIS plans and are eligible for the scheme, as well as connect people, who are not eligible for the scheme, to services and supports in their local community.

About Uniting

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.


As a member of the Stakeholder Engagement (SE) team, you will work with communities and mainstream services to build awareness and become more inclusive of the needs and aspirations of people with disability.

Your role as Diversity & Inclusion Traineeship Program Coordinator is to inspire and motivate your team, to provide timely, quality and innovative services consistent with performance expectations in an ever-changing environment. You will support the Stakeholder Engagement Manager in delivering the outcomes and meeting the requirements contained in the NDIA Contractual Agreement along with the Uniting and LAC Services Strategic and Operational Plans.

You will mentor and support your team to improve their skills in a work environment and ensure that they are completing their training obligations. Part of your role will be to form partnerships with Hiring Managers across Uniting to ensure that opportunities are made available to the Trainees to experience other Uniting Streams as part of their career goal development.

Are you the person we are looking for?

Do you have:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience supervising a team
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of barriers and obstacles individuals face when moving into employment and training
  • An ability to create and build partnerships with external agencies
  • Good understanding of equality and diversity and its application in the learning environment
  • An ability to empathise with Trainees and also challenge negative behaviours
  • Demonstrated self-leadership and utilise your excellent time management skills to meet tight deadlines

Benefits & Culture:

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging (visit https://accesspay.com.au/ for more information)
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing
  • Ongoing career development opportunities

How to apply:

Click the application link if you're interested in this amazing opportunity!

Please read the position description attached below for more information about the role and ensure you address all the selection criteria when applying.

Position Description: Diversity Inclusion Traineeship Program Coordinator

Applications close Sunday 9th May 2021

Employment with Uniting LAC Program is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Reference Checks, State and National Police Checks and entry level checks conducted by Services Australia.

More information about Uniting LAC Careers can be found here in our video: Uniting LAC Careers – “We are you”

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