SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Part-time (3 days per week)
12 month contract

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Support Coordinator based at our Head Office in Thurgoona. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting NDIS Participants in the choice, provision and delivery of services and supports which are focussed on achieving their goals and objectives. Other key responsibilities to support NDIS Participants and their support network include:

  • Building capacity to coordinate their NDIS pans, negotiate appropriate support and services and connect with community support and mainstream services;
  • Providing expert advice and consultation on the changing NDIS environment;
  • Monitoring expenditure and supports to ensure Participants remain informed as to their rate of expenditure and potential impacts;
  • Increasing opportunities to connect with local communities, services and supports

Key Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience within the disability sector and knowledge of the NDIS
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or extensive demonstrated experience in Care Management or Care Coordination or similar role
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Participants and their support network, executive management, management, staff, families, funding bodies and other stakeholders.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication and negotiation skills.

The successful applicant must address all the requirements of the key selection criteria and undergo standard employment screening.

For the full position description, click here

Enquires and confidential applications with an accompanying resume should be directed via email to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Applications close on Sunday 7 April 2019

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

EXPERIENCED DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS 

Selection Criteria:

• Ability to provide service to people of all ages
• Experience in supporting people with behaviours of concerns and complex needs
• Ability/understanding of a range of communication styles.
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven ability to engage with clients
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Committed and passionate and dynamic
• Availability to work weekends
• Availability to do sleepovers
• Current unrestricted drivers licence
• Current First Aid
• Current Working With Children’s Check (WWCC)
• Qualification in the disability field or working with youth would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo standard employment screening.
Applications must address the above selection criteria.

For a full Position Description go to: dsw-position-description

Enquiries and confidential applications with an accompanying resume should be directed via email to: careers@mercyconnect.org.au