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HR Administrator

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation
  • Excellent opportunity for a skilled HR administrator to make a positive impact
  • The position can be worked in a part-time or full-time capacity (30 to 37.5 hours per week)

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a leading social enterprise committed to ensuring ongoing empowerment and independence for people living with a spinal cord injury in the community.  We are passionate about continually improving our service offerings and driving innovation to provide maximum opportunity for those whose lives are affected by traumatic injury.

SCIA is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced HR Administrator to assist the Head of Corporate Services with the implementation of human resources best practice initiatives to further build the positive culture that exists at SCIA.  This vital and challenging role will be responsible for all transactional HR administration through the employment life cycle.

Main duties:

  • General HR administration
  • Adhoc office support such as providing assistance with facilities management
  • Act as the initial point of contact for general HR queries
  • Preparation of advertisements for new job roles and providing support for all phases of the recruitment process including the on boarding of new employees
  • Reviewing HR policies as required
  • WHS responsibilities
  • Conducting pre-employment checks and maintaining electronic files
  • Compiling HR metrics reports
  • Assisting with HR projects
  • Managing the car fleet

Skills required:

  • Previous experience in a HR Administrator role
  • A strong interest in people, their professional development and personal wellbeing
  • Demonstrated understanding of the employee life cycle process
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, highly service oriented
  • Capacity to prioritise without supervision and report regularly on progress
  • Strong MS Office skills with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Strong organisational, time management and analytical skills
  • Exceptional administration skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships at all levels of an organisation
  • Commitment to improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and family orientated work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

The position can be worked in a part or full-time capacity (30 to 37.5 hours per week) and is based at our Little Bay office.   

If you are interested in this rewarding career opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jodie on 8347 3005 for more information.

People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.


Community Services Coordinator

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation
  • Be part of a passionate and person centred team
  • Full-time role based at Little Bay, Sydney

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our customers, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team in Little Bay as a Community Services Coordinator.  The Community Services Coordinator will positively engage with our customers and assist them to actively identify, plan and access various supports and services available to them.

You will:

  • Provide case management to identified customers 
  • Provide direct support coordination and plan management/financial intermediary services for our NDIS customers 
  • Attend NDIS planning meetings and liaise with NDIS planners as required 
  • Create and complete goal setting and outcome based plans for customers 
  • Collaborate with customers, families, providers, medical practitioners and other stakeholders.

You are an advocate for people living with disability with the following experience and capabilities:

  • Understanding of the NDIS and NDIS participant plans
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Good financial acumen including the ability to review and explain financial statements 
  • Proven ability to work positively with people to reach their individual goals 
  • Excellent documentation skills in particular case records and incident planning and reporting
  • Have a person centred and outcome focused approach 
  • The ability to meet KPI’s in relation to billable hours 
  • Industry relevant formal qualifications or training 
  • Case management / case worker experience 
  • Unrestricted NSW driver’s licence.  

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jodie on 02 8347 3005 for more information.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.

People with a disability are encouraged to apply.  


Exercise Physiologist

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Casual role 
  •  Excellent induction program, training & support 

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

SCIA’s NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves aims to decrease the barriers that arise for people with a disability to access quality exercise services – from the most basic of exercise to the highly specialised and intensive options. NeuroMoves offers the opportunity for people to improve their functional capacity, acquire new skills, prevent secondary health complications and increase their independence and overall health, fitness and well-being in a welcoming, motivating and supportive environment. NeuroMoves is currently operating in Brisbane, Lismore, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth and as a result of the success of the program.

SCIA are looking for an outstanding Exercise Physiologist (EP) to join our team in Lidcombe, Sydney. Exercise physiology is an integral part of the vast majority of our client’s rehabilitation, and we would love to team up with a motivated EP to assist us in providing optimal client outcomes.

The EP role involves working as a part of a team to deliver quality exercise therapy sessions to clients with neurological conditions. The EP will work autonomously under the guidance of their supervisor, manage a case load of clients with varying conditions, assess individual client needs and set goals accordingly, provide guidance to less experienced staff and prepare reports/plans for clients, medical and health professionals and external funding agencies. Weekend work is a requirement of the role.

To succeed in the role you will have the following experience, attributes and capabilities:

  • Tertiary qualification in Exercise Physiology 
  • Accredited with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) 
  • Proven clinical experience with excellent clinical reasoning skills 
  • Experience in working as part of a team, ideally in a rehabilitation or community based setting 
  • An ability to encourage and support clients with an empathic, positive approach 
  • Strong written, administration, organisation and time management skills 
  • Ability adhere to work health and safety protocols and awareness of work health and safety issues 
  • Ability to be involved in work of a highly physical nature 
  • Passionate about working with neurological populations 
  • Availability to work weekends and across multiple sites 

SCIA has a great culture and so we are looking for someone who will fit well into our team by having a positive attitude, strong relationship building skills and a passion for improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The successful applicant will need to provide a National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance.


Physiotherapist

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation
  • Casual role 
  •  Excellent induction program, training & support 

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

SCIA’s NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves aims to decrease the barriers that arise for people with a disability to access quality exercise services – from the most basic of exercise to the highly specialised and intensive options. NeuroMoves offers the opportunity for people to improve their functional capacity, acquire new skills, prevent secondary health complications and increase their independence and overall health, fitness and well-being in a welcoming, motivating and supportive environment. NeuroMoves is currently operating in Brisbane, Lismore, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth and as a result of the success of the program.

SCIA are looking for an outstanding Physiotherapist (PT) to join our team in Lidcombe, Sydney. Physiotherapy is an integral part of the vast majority of our client’s rehabilitation, and we would love to team up with a motivated PT to assist us in providing optimal client outcomes.

The PT role involves working as a part of a team to deliver quality exercise therapy sessions to clients with neurological conditions. The PT will work autonomously under the guidance of their supervisor, manage a case load of clients with varying conditions, assess individual client needs and set goals accordingly, provide guidance to less experienced staff and prepare reports/plans for clients, medical and health professionals and external funding agencies. Supervision and management of a specialised gym for individuals with a variety of neurological conditions is a requirement of the role, as is weekend work.

To succeed in the role you will have the following experience, attributes and capabilities:

  • Tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy 
  • Membership with Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) 
  • Proven clinical experience with excellent clinical reasoning skills 
  • Experience in working as part of a team, ideally in a rehabilitation or community based setting 
  • An ability to encourage and support clients with an empathic, positive approach 
  • Strong written, administration, organisation and time management skills 
  • Ability adhere to work health and safety protocols and awareness of work health and safety issues 
  • Ability to be involved in work of a highly physical nature 
  • Passionate about working with neurological populations 
  • Availability to work weekends and across multiple sites 

SCIA has a great culture and so we are looking for someone who will fit well into our team by having a positive attitude, strong relationship building skills and a passion for improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The successful applicant will need to provide a National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance.


Therapy Assistant

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Casual role 
  • Excellent induction program, training & support 

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get ‘back on track’ and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

SCIA’s NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves aims to decrease the barriers that arise for people with a disability to access quality exercise services – from the most basic of exercise to the highly specialised and intensive options. NeuroMoves offers the opportunity for people to improve their functional capacity, acquire new skills, prevent secondary health complications and increase their independence and overall health, fitness and well-being in a welcoming, motivating and supportive environment. NeuroMoves is currently operating in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Lismore, Melbourne and Perth and as a result of the success of the program.

SCIA are looking for an outstanding Therapy Assistant to join our team in Lidcombe, Sydney.

The Therapy Assistant has responsibility for working as part of a team to assist in the delivery of quality exercise therapy sessions to clients in the NeuroMoves program.  In this role you will be responsible for assisting a lead therapist with sessions ranging from locomotor training, activity based therapy and strength and conditioning.

To succeed in the role you will have the following experience, attributes and capabilities:

  • Proven relevant clinical placement experience
  • Currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in either exercise physiology or physiotherapy
  • Experience in working as part of a team, ideally in a rehabilitation or community based setting
  • An ability to encourage and support clients with an empathic, positive approach
  • Strong written, administration, organisation and time management skills
  • Ability adhere to work health and safety protocols and awareness of work health and safety issues
  • Ability to be involved in work of a highly physical nature
  • Passionate about working with neurological population.
  • Ability to work on weekends and across multiple sites

SCIA has a great culture and so we are looking for someone who will fit well into our team by having a positive attitude, strong relationship building skills and a passion for improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The successful applicant will need to provide a National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance. 


Board Director Vacancy

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a leading social enterprise committed to ensuring ongoing empowerment and independence for people living with a spinal cord injury in the community.  We are passionate about continually improving our service offerings and driving innovation to provide maximum opportunity for those whose lives are affected by traumatic injury.

About the Role

SCIA is seeking a voluntary board member who has the capability to contribute to the effective governance of the organisation that will in turn make a difference in achieving the SCIA mission.

The board works to monitor and improve organisational performance, identify and implement growth opportunities and achieve results aligned with the organisations 2020 Vision.

The skills and experience we currently seek in a new Director include:

  • Expertise in scaling organisations to a high level of success
  • Knowledge of the not-for-profit sector
  • A direct or indirect understanding of disability
  • Strategic marketing and networking skills
  • An understanding of the NDIS and relevant legislation
  • A commitment to social justice
  • Governance experience and/or an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of board members
  • Business acumen

As a national organisation, SCIA invites expressions of interest from professionals across Australia. The Board meets on the last Thursday of the month from 4 to 6pm at Little Bay. If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity please email your expression of interest to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact Brad O'Hara, Chairman on 1800 819 775 for more information.


Community Fundraising Collectors

SCIA is looking for committed and outgoing individuals to join our team to collect donations and raise awareness for people whose lives are affected by traumatic injury. We are looking for candidates that are passionate about the cause and enjoy having conversations. If you are interested in this opportunity please email your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jenny on 1800 819 775 for more information.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.

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