Job Details
  • Reference394498A_1655973963
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted7 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in multiple APS6 Technical Advisory Positions for a 12 month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

About the Team

The Technical Advisory Branch is part of the Operations and Support Division and is responsible for providing specialist technical, clinical and operational advice in relation to complex cases and support requests. The branch drives consistency in the application of the NDIA reasonable and necessary planning Position Description for: APS6 Technical Advisory decisions and access decision-making frameworks to facilitate the achievement of Participant and Scheme Outcomes.

The Technical Advisory Branch plays a critical role in providing support and building the capability of NDIA staff and partners to make complex decisions where technical or clinical advice is required. The branch is also a key contributor to policy development and practice guidance for the Agency.

About the Role

The APS6 Technical Advisory is a team membership position within the Agency and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. It will provide detailed technical, policy and operational support in relation to complex problems.

The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing subject matter expertise using a coaching and mentoring approach, advising on the most appropriate supports to achieve participant outcomes.
  • Managing complex and sensitive conversations and situations associated with approval of funding.
  • Liaising and working with stakeholders, delegates, partners and providers to ensure consistent decision making and outcome achievement.
  • Supporting NDIS staff conducting internal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of decisions.
  • Contributing to provision of subject matter expertise to inform Agency guidance and policy.
  • Providing high quality written and telephone advice and record keeping.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • APS6 $58.50/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

****Applications close by Sunday 3rd of July 2022.****

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below.