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NDIS Support Coordinator

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.3 out of 53.3 overall rating (39 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Oct 2019
Location
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Other

NDIS Support Coordinator

  • Multiple positions
  • 12 month maximum-term contract, Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Mount Waverley and Ringwood locations
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Modern new offices

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

As a Support Coordinator at Uniting, you will assist participants to work towards the identified goals in their NDIS plan by navigating the NDIS service system, making informed decisions and obtaining the resources and support they need and want.

Using an individualised approach, you will plan, develop and coordinate services for NDIS clients by:

  • Liaising with internal and external services to maximise participant outcomes.
  • Planning, developing and building capacity in individuals to manage their own supports.
  • Listening, understanding and mentoring participants of NDIS.
  • Monitoring and reviewing plans and goals in consultation with participants on an ongoing basis.
  • Providing support and assistance as appropriate to relevant parties.

Establishing and developing strong relationships with NDIS and other community and mainstream stakeholders.

Position Description

About you

We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting people with disability to build their capacity to manage their own supports and make informed decisions to achieve the goals outlined in their NDIS plans.

You will have demonstrated experience in the role of a Support Coordinator and an excellent understanding of NDIS legislation and guidelines and how they relate to managing an NDIS plan.

To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise competing demands and manage your time effectively.

You will be proficient in the use of technology and systems including Microsoft Office suite, Client Management systems and other online platforms.

The role requires the ability to work autonomously, with a high degree of initiative and problem solving skills and to be able to achieve and maintain monthly billable hours KPI’s.

A qualification at Certificate IV or diploma level in a relevant health / social science course are the minimum professional requirements for a Support Coordinator.

Position Description

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the position– please contact

Kelly Machin, Senior Manager

Kelly.Machin@vt.uniting.org

Applications will close on 16 October 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

 

  • Multiple positions
  • 12 month maximum-term contract, Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Mount Waverley and Ringwood locations
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Modern new offices

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

As a Support Coordinator at Uniting, you will assist participants to work towards the identified goals in their NDIS plan by navigating the NDIS service system, making informed decisions and obtaining the resources and support they need and want.

Using an individualised approach, you will plan, develop and coordinate services for NDIS clients by:

  • Liaising with internal and external services to maximise participant outcomes.
  • Planning, developing and building capacity in individuals to manage their own supports.
  • Listening, understanding and mentoring participants of NDIS.
  • Monitoring and reviewing plans and goals in consultation with participants on an ongoing basis.
  • Providing support and assistance as appropriate to relevant parties.

Establishing and developing strong relationships with NDIS and other community and mainstream stakeholders.

Position Description

About you

We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting people with disability to build their capacity to manage their own supports and make informed decisions to achieve the goals outlined in their NDIS plans.

You will have demonstrated experience in the role of a Support Coordinator and an excellent understanding of NDIS legislation and guidelines and how they relate to managing an NDIS plan.

To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise competing demands and manage your time effectively.

You will be proficient in the use of technology and systems including Microsoft Office suite, Client Management systems and other online platforms.

The role requires the ability to work autonomously, with a high degree of initiative and problem solving skills and to be able to achieve and maintain monthly billable hours KPI’s.

A qualification at Certificate IV or diploma level in a relevant health / social science course are the minimum professional requirements for a Support Coordinator.

Position Description

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the position– please contact

Kelly Machin, Senior Manager

Kelly.Machin@vt.uniting.org

Applications will close on 16 October 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

 

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