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NDIS Practitioner

Advertiser: KLC Recruitment Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Nov 2019
Location
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
  • Full Time until June 2020
  • Blackburn Location
  • Not For Profit Organisation

 

Our client works alongside people of all ages in local communities in Victoria. They are currently seeking an NDIS Practitioner to support children with disabilities who have been or are at risk of being relinquished from their families care. This role allows for an innovative and creative response to the needs of children  adn their families and assists in linking families with third party support.

 

To be successful in this role your must have;

  • A Degree in Disability, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experiences in case management related to the field of family services dealing with families with complex needs
  • Demonstrated experience supporting children and young people with complex needs related to their disability implementing positive behaviour support
  • Experience with disability navigation and negotiation with NDIS
  • Demonstrated understanding of the DHHS Child Protection and experience working with them directly or in a community service setting
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills, with a capacity to communicate effectively and in a timely manner
  • High level of planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Strong administrative skills, including data management and program reporting
  • The ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of children, young people and families
  • A valid Drivers Licence and Employment Working with Children’s Check
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check and DWES Check

 

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Provide support to families and children with complex disabilities through case management
  • Address a range of factors impacting on the safety and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Undertake therapeutic assessments of children and families using the Best Interests Practice Framework
  • Assist families navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) advocating for plans that contain parenting and disability support
  • Build relationships with local disability services to encourage the early identification and support of families
  • Coordinate monthly care team and professionals’ meetings to support collaborative work with the families and stakeholders
  • Broker services where appropriate to the family’s needs

 

What KLC can do for you:

  • Interview Skills Technique Training 
  • CV Writing Sessions 
  • Matching you to the perfect role for your situation
  • Ongoing support to further your professional career 
  • The chance to win vouchers, hampers and prizes through KLC's Refer a Friend program! Valued up to $500!! 

 

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please APPLY NOW or for more information on this role and other roles KLC Recruitment may have, call 9857 6756

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