SUPPORT CO-ORDINATOR /CASE WORKER
Advertiser: Headstart ABI ServiceMore jobs from this company
- Job Listing Date
- 8 Oct 2019
- Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support
SUPPORT CO-ORDINATOR / CASE WORKER
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
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 email@example.com
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
- 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?