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Advertiser: Headstart ABI ServiceMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support


                                  Full Time

                          Two (2) Year Contract

We are seeking a motivated and resourceful person as an addition to our existing team to work creatively supporting people with an Acquired Brain Injury to become more independent in life. The team at Headstart ABI Service assists people re-develop life skills and renew community involvements. You will be responsible for initiating and co-ordinating new opportunities and providing a range of diverse and individually tailored supports under the NDIS for individuals living with an ABI. You will be working with a team committed to the concept of individualised supports, community inclusion and consumer driven services.    



  • Tertiary qualifications in health, welfare, or similar

  • Minimum 2 years experience in case management

  • An understanding of the effects of brain injury on the psychological, social, physical and cognitive functions

  • Understanding of the purpose and functions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

  • experience in the design and implementation of supports and services around individual needs

  • ability to work effectively with families and extended social supports

  • working knowledge of the individualised planning processes

  • experience in human resource management as required including selection and interview of potential new staff,  reference and probity checks.  

  • excellent written communication,and the ability to prepare detailed reports and assessments

  • well developed interpersonal skills including leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution

  • demonstrated experience in using these skills in dealing with complex issues and sensitive situations

  • the ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals, families and services

  • skills in support and supervision of direct staff

  • ability to prioritise and co-ordinate a complex case load

  • working knowledge of the National Disability Service Standards

  • skills in MS Office, rostering and Client Management Systems (CIMSAbility)

  • First Aid certificate / Working with Children Check/ National Police Check

  • Driver's licence

Salary: SCHCADS Award Level 4

This position may become permanent dependent upon funding. This position is based in Hamilton NSW.

Applications: You must address the essential criteria in your application and provide the names of 2 referees.  Please send your resume, cover letter and a statement addressing the above selection criteria to   

Please note that applications submitted without a statement addressing the selection criteria will NOT be considered.

Previous applicants need not reapply

Closing:  5pm Wednesday 23.10.19






The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support coordinator?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Have you completed a qualification in disability?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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