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A REWARDING CAREER
WITH IGNITE COMMUNITY NETWORK

Working at Ignite Community Network

Working at Ignite Community Network means you will have the opportunity to work as part of a progressive and passionate team who are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose. You will enjoy a rewarding career and an opportunity to work with a growing organisation that prides itself on delivering a high quality to its Individuals and the community.

We require you to have good verbal and written communication skills, a National Police Certificate no older than 3 months, a Working with Children Check, an Australian drivers licence and reliable vehicle and full working rights in Australia.

Ignite Community Network embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  If you believe that we can ignite your spark within and you live by Ignite Community Network values of excellent service, creativity, mutual respect and service feedback, please apply to become part of the team.

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WHAT WE DO

Our Services

Ignite Community Network promotes a person-centred approach to ensure that the person with a disability is in control of decision making in relation to goals, service delivery and the team that will deliver services. Ignite Community Network will establish a family network as a vehicle to promote a person-centred approach. Ignite Community Network will provide services within the Individual’s tenancy or where the person is sharing with another person. Support Workers will be employed in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award and the Disability Support Workers Award. 

Independent Living

Ignite Community Network promotes a person-centred approach to ensure that the person with a disability is in control of decision making in relation to goals, service delivery and the team that will deliver services. Ignite Community Network will establish a family network as a vehicle to promote a person-centred approach. Ignite Community Network will provide services within the Individual’s tenancy or where the person is sharing with another person.

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Mentor Support

Ignite Community Network will support Individuals to access the community, participate in activities and social groups. The mentor will work with the Individual to identify key goals and develop strategies together. Activities that Ignite Community Network will provide include:
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Skill Development

Ignite Community Network will support Individuals to develop key life skills. The mentor will work with the Individual to identify key goals and develop strategies together. Ignite Community Network will support the Individual to develop skills including but not limited to the following:
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Access to Employment

Ignite Community Network will support Individuals to develop skills to identify and participate in economic activities.

Strategies include:

  • Vocational skills development
  • Voluntary activities
  • Employment support/coordination/ workplace orientation (time limited)

Transition & Support Planning

Ignite Community Network will facilitate services to respond to an unexpected event,crisis, life stage transition, interface with mainstream services as well as developing capacity and resilience strategies.

Activities that ICN will provide are:
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Respite

Ignite Community Network will support the parent or guardian in their caring role. Activities that Ignite Community Network will provide include activities identified within the following Services:

  • Mentor Support
  • Daily Living
  • Skill Development
  • Access to employment

The function of the family network

Ignite Community Network promotes a person-centred approach to ensure that the person with a disability is in control of decision making of their goals, service delivery and the team that will deliver services. Ignite Community Network will establish a family network as a vehicle to promote a person-centred approach.

The family network brings together people within the family environment along with friends, health care professionals, community groups and other identified stakeholders to assist the Individual to set and achieve goals. The family network promotes open communication and provides safeguarding to assist the Individual to remain safe. The Individual is at the centre of the family network and has choice and control as to who is identified within the family network and the roles and responsibilities of network members.

The Family Network Coordinator facilitates the family network. The Family Network Coordinator will use the Individual’s Service Plan to develop the network. The Service Plan will define roles and responsibilities of each network member and will act as a agreement. The Service Plan will identify how support staff will be recruited, hours of work and activities to achieve goals. The family network will ensure that Individuals are recruited based on the needs of the Individual and their cultural and religious beliefs.

Let’s discuss your supports and services.

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