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Support Coordinator - Disability Services

Support Coordinator - Disability Services

Job Title: Support Coordinator - Disability Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ryde, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: NFP Benefits
Reference: BBBH788_1597989891
Contact Name: Lizzie Ocampo
Contact Email: elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au
Job Published: August 21, 2020 16:04

Job Description

We are seeking a Support Coordinator who is dedicated to supporting the rights of people with disabilities and empowering choice and control.

The Support Coordination team supports people with a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan to connect to their communities and access a range of supports across one or more providers.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Strengthen and enhance the participant's abilities to self-direct their own supports and participate in the community;
  • Support implementation of all supports in the plan, including informal, mainstream and community, as well as funded supports;
  • Support the participant through identifying and selecting providers, monitoring plan outcomes & plan expenditure;
  • Coordinate assessments, reports and service proposals;
  • Capturing any required data for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)

We seek a self-motivated and friendly individual with:

  • Allied Health qualifications; or minimum Certificate IV in Disability or similar; or relevant practical experience
  • Experience in providing services to NDIS participants as a Support Coordinator
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the changing disability sector
  • Strong customer service skills with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with people with disability and/ or their families and support network and service providers
  • High level interpersonal communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Sound time management skills and demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex judgements, prioritise tasks and take initiative
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to write high quality reports

To apply, please follow the link.

For a confidential discussion or any further inquiries please contact Lizzie Ocampo at 0406 832 212 or elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au