May 24, 2018

Area Manager Local Area Coordination

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An exciting opportunity is available for an Area Manager Local Area Coordination. This position oversees over 100 staff across seven locations and will lead a team empowering people with disability. This is an ongoing position which will be based at our Broadmeadows office with the requirement to travel to other offices in the North on a regular basis.

Summary of program and its objectives:

The Brotherhood of St Laurence drives change that promotes a compassionate and fair society where everyone has a sense of belonging. The Brotherhood of St Laurence delivers Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in North East Melbourne, Hume Moreland and Bayside Peninsula areas as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. High quality LAC is essential in delivering good lives for people with disability, and provides planning and capacity building support for people with disability to maximise choice and control over the services they receive. LAC also support people with disability to access mainstream services and to increase our community’s capacity to be inclusive and welcoming of people with disability.

Main responsibilities of the role:

The Area Manager LAC is responsible for the oversight and delivery of NDIS Local Area Coordination in a contracted area. The position is responsible for leading and ensuring:

  • contractual and organisational KPIs are met (including participant satisfaction)
  • high levels of customer service are provided and resolving any issues that arise
  • processes are continuously improved so that services continue to meet participant expectations; and
  • the continued development of a highly effective workforce.

The Area Manager LAC is also responsible for overseeing the development and strengthening of community, business and disability sector relationships and will contribute to the development of the Brotherhood’s understanding of and approach to ensuring that people with disability are included at all levels in Australian society.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be at the centre of the largest social reform and the biggest change in the disability sector in Australia’s history. People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This is a full time position working 38 hours per week. Salary will be in the range of $115,000 to $125,000 per annum plus an allowance in lieu of a vehicle, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

A copy of the position description can be downloaded at . For further information about the role phone Daniel Leighton on 0490 434 742.

How to Apply

To apply:

Applicants are required to submit a resume and address the key selection criteria by complete the screening questionnaire. The key selection criteria can be found on the position description. Applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting.

Email written applications to:

Applications close: Monday 11 June 2018 at 5pm


The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.  Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

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