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Support Coordinator Vacancy

Advertiser: Flourish Australia3.4359 out of 53.4 overall rating (39 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Location
Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Salary
$35.64 p/h + Super + Salary Packaging!
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Support Coordinator Vacancy

Flourish Australia has an exciting opportunity for a Support Coordinator to join the team at Taree!

The position available is closed-term full-time ending 30 June 2021 working Monday to Friday. This position is classified at Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018).

About the Opportunity

Support Coordination includes a variety of activities that supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities giving people more choice and control over how, when and where those supports are provided.

The Support Coordinator will be responsible for establishing a positive collaborative relationship with the person and their support network and will assist the person to identify, link with, and coordinate supports in their local communities, to build skills, overcome barriers and achieve goals. The Support Coordinator will have the responsibility to ensure the implementation of the person's plans and the achievement of their goals.

The position is also required to ensure that people who have expressed an interest in accessing the NDIS and/or receiving support from Flourish Australia are engaged and supported to access suitable services.

More information and full position description/s within the application.

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our vision is to create communities where everyone’s mental health and wellbeing flourishes. Our purpose is to support people to flourish, believe in their futures, and become contributing members of the community.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of the NDIS and relevant supports available in the regional network. You also need to be able to effectively utilise NDIS packages while also obtaining knowledge of all Flourish Australia programs. 

In addition you will possess:

  1. A diploma or degree in the behavioural sciences or a health-related discipline.
  2. Demonstrated time management skills including prioritisation of competing tasks and the ability to work innovatively to solve complex issues.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and how providing a recovery oriented service is of benefit to people.
  4. Understanding of the public sector and community based service systems relevant to people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and psychosocial disability and demonstrated experience navigating such systems and using influence to achieve positive results.
  5. Demonstrated experience in the provision of support and coordination for people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
  6. Demonstrated strong communication, advocacy and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, facilitate outcomes and prepare correspondence & reports in clear and concise language.
  7. Current Australian Driver's Licence.

The Benefits

  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900;
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions; and
  • Career development opportunities.

We are actively observing COVID safe work practices and have implemented further flexible working arrangements. We encourage you to get in touch with the listed contact if you have any questions or concerns.

Applications close 5pm 2nd November. Please note; this date may be extended or brought forward as required.

For further information, please contact Chris Cassar, Manager.
E: chris.cassar@flourishaustralia.org.au (please do not email applications)

Flourish Australia has an exciting opportunity for a Support Coordinator to join the team at Taree!

The position available is closed-term full-time ending 30 June 2021 working Monday to Friday. This position is classified at Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018).

About the Opportunity

Support Coordination includes a variety of activities that supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities giving people more choice and control over how, when and where those supports are provided.

The Support Coordinator will be responsible for establishing a positive collaborative relationship with the person and their support network and will assist the person to identify, link with, and coordinate supports in their local communities, to build skills, overcome barriers and achieve goals. The Support Coordinator will have the responsibility to ensure the implementation of the person's plans and the achievement of their goals.

The position is also required to ensure that people who have expressed an interest in accessing the NDIS and/or receiving support from Flourish Australia are engaged and supported to access suitable services.

More information and full position description/s within the application.

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our vision is to create communities where everyone’s mental health and wellbeing flourishes. Our purpose is to support people to flourish, believe in their futures, and become contributing members of the community.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of the NDIS and relevant supports available in the regional network. You also need to be able to effectively utilise NDIS packages while also obtaining knowledge of all Flourish Australia programs. 

In addition you will possess:

  1. A diploma or degree in the behavioural sciences or a health-related discipline.
  2. Demonstrated time management skills including prioritisation of competing tasks and the ability to work innovatively to solve complex issues.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and how providing a recovery oriented service is of benefit to people.
  4. Understanding of the public sector and community based service systems relevant to people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and psychosocial disability and demonstrated experience navigating such systems and using influence to achieve positive results.
  5. Demonstrated experience in the provision of support and coordination for people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
  6. Demonstrated strong communication, advocacy and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, facilitate outcomes and prepare correspondence & reports in clear and concise language.
  7. Current Australian Driver's Licence.

The Benefits

  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900;
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions; and
  • Career development opportunities.

We are actively observing COVID safe work practices and have implemented further flexible working arrangements. We encourage you to get in touch with the listed contact if you have any questions or concerns.

Applications close 5pm 2nd November. Please note; this date may be extended or brought forward as required.

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