Ndia Aps6 Practice Officer

National Disability Insurance Agency

Geelong, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

  • Both Ongoing & Non-Ongoing 18 months with the possibility of extension of up to 3 years total - Full Time
  • $83,624 - $92,451 (plus 15.4% superannuation)
  • Role located in VIC - Geelong
We would like to confirm that NDIA Recruitment is fully operational throughout the COVID-19 event. During this time of uncertainty we have implemented appropriate measures to ensure the safety and support of our people and candidates remains our top priority. Our Recruitment team are fully equipped to work flexibly and can be contacted during business hours via email. For job interviews and assessments that are held virtually, adjustments have been made to ensure we continue to deliver an optimal experience for our candidates.

About the NDIA

The purpose of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability. The NDIA will also provide great benefit to the families and carers of Australians living with a disability. The NDIS is designed to enhance the quality of life and increase economic and social participation for people with disability and will mean peace of mind for every Australian, for anyone who has, or might acquire, a disability.

About the Role

The APS6 Practice Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.
The role is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.
The position will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the NDIA’s objectives to “build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme”.

About the Team

The Independent Assessments (IA) Branch manages the performance of the Independent Assessment Panel and provides support to ensure consistency and best practice in independent assessments.
The IA Contracts Team manages contracts and relationships with assessor organisations and ensures contractual obligations are met.

For more information on NDIS including our values, capabilities and behaviours along with our application process, please refer to our website.

Position Specifics
  • NDIA is committed to becoming a model employer for people with disability who are specifically encouraged to apply
  • Recruitability applies to this position: The RecruitAbility scheme supports people with disability applying for jobs in the Australian Public Service (APS) by giving you a better opportunity to put forward your skills and experience during the selection process.
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment National Police History check, and provide evidence of Australian Citizenship. Failure to do so may jeopardise your offer of employment.
  • Dependent on the role the appropriate Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People check may be required as per State/Territory legislation. In addition to these checks, a Worker Screening Check issued by the relevant State/Territory worker screening unit will also be required for any role for which the normal duties are likely to require more than incidental contact with people with disability.
Applications Close 11.30PM AEDT on 21 April 2021

If you have any queries, please contact:

Pamela Ryan

0436 695 086


NDIA welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. Except where otherwise provided by law, it is the policy of NDIA to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, NDIA will provide reasonable adjustments for qualified individuals with disabilities.

National Disability Insurance Agency

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