Various APS Level 5 Opportunities (Affirmative Measure Indigenous Employment)

National Disability Insurance Agency

APS Level 5 - $71,261 - $76,715

Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time

Midland - WA

Closing date: Monday, 1 January 2018

20 days to apply

Job description


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.

We are seeking candidates to fill a range of Non-Ongoing APS Level 5 opportunities both immediately and in the near future in our Midland Regional Office. Roles offered will be for a term of up to 18 months with a possible extension up to three years.

Opportunities available are across the following job families:
• Accounting & Finance
• Administration
• Communication & Marketing
• People (Human Resources)
• Service Delivery
• Strategic Policy, Research, Programme and Project Management

Possible vacancies may include the following business streams:

• Corporate Support
Responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the main office and associated office sites. This area is responsible for ensuring delivery of all office support functions to meet the objectives in the NDIA Service Charter and Regional business plans and provide high engaged front of house activities meeting the broad range of needs of NDIA participants.

• People (Human Resources)
Responsible for supporting and developing the capacity and skills of our employees in the region and supporting new and existing staff with their ongoing learning needs in a dynamic and evolving environment. In addition, responsible for providing consistent advice on learning and development options in the Agency.

• Funding Management
Responsible for ensuring the insurance principles of the NDIS are financially and sustainably viable, statutorily compliance and assurance risks are controlled, accounts are processed and stakeholders are confident. Also provides management, support and assistance to ensure timely and accurate processes of financial transactions, month end duties and maintenance of NDIA’s financial systems and processes.

• Complaints
Working in a virtual environment, the Complaints team works within the Regional Quality teams to ensure feedback influences continuous improvement. The team supports the National Complaints Team and regional hubs to provide timely and proactive advice for complaints management across the agency and provides guidance and support on processes, deadlines and responsibilities supporting the National Complaints Team and staff.

• Finance Support
Responsible for a broad range of financial related support duties including data entry and verification of finance related elements of participant plans and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the financial elements of a participants plan are handled in accordance with NDIS and Commonwealth policies and procedures.

• Provider Engagement
Responsible for the design and implementation of initiatives for the region working closely with the State Government, disability sector, mainstream and community agencies and others. The team needs to have an understanding of communicating and engaging with people with disability, their families and carers across the region, including Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and work with service providers to explain how to do business with the Agency.

• Community Engagement
Responsible for working with the local leadership group to ensure the proactive and strategic delivery of the NDIA’s regional community and stakeholder engagement, develop and deliver external communications and engagement activities to drive national consistent and locally tailored solutions and provide support on projects and activities across the National Communications and Engagement Branch as required.

• Partner Relationships
Responsible for monitoring and guiding the relationships with Partners based in the region who are responsible for Partner in the Community delivering such services as Local Area Coordination (LAC) and/or Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services and Information, Linkages and Capacity building (ILC) functions.

• Community Events
Responsible for providing support to the regional hub and community engagement team with supporting the implementation, management and delivery of the NDIA’s regional events. The team assist with smaller Agency events in partnership with the regional engagement team and play an important role in assisting to build targeted Agency capacity in regards to events and public enquiries.


These vacancies are to be filled under an affirmative measure to improve employment opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Public Service. They are open only to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

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 and/or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken as per State Legislation.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This position will be offered for a specified term of up to 18 months, with the possibility of extension up to three years.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

For more information:

DFP Recruitment, 1300 138 337

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10717138

Agency website:

National Disability Insurance Agency website