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Excellent opportunity for an experienced Support Coordinator to join a growing service within a medium-sized Not For Profit organisation.  

  • Contact Name: People & Culture
  • Location: Parkdale

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Support Coordinator to join a growing service within a medium-sized Not For Profit organisation.

 

About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

Please visit our website for more information  www.cbchs.org.au

Purpose of the Position

CBCHS are currently seeking an experienced, motivated Support Coordinator, with knowledge in housing options, to join our Disability Services team. This role assists NDIS participants to understand their NDIS plans, genuinely exercise choice and control to select their preferred service providers, enhance their capacity to manage / direct their own supports and implement their plan. The NDIS Support Coordinator works creatively and resourcefully with participants towards optimal utilisation of their NDIS plans, to maximise opportunities for participants to fulfil their support needs to best achieve their goals.

This is permanent, full time position based at our head office in Parkdale.

Job Benefits

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive salary based on experience;
  • Join a team of like-minded, passionate and supportive individuals working together to make a difference for our clients;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership and health insurance;
  • Easy street parking and access to public transport;
  • Salary Packaging.

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Responsibilities

Some of the key deliverables of this role include:

  • Work collaboratively with NDIS participants to improve their capacity and capability and build their independence using a person-centred solutions oriented approach and capacity building framework;
  • Network and stay connected with mainstream and community service providers e.g. housing, education, transport, health etc. in the region;
  • Assess a variety of suitable service providers to offer a range of support options to participants, providing choice and control to participants for selection of their preferred NDIS service providers.

 

Key Selection Criteria

About You

As an experienced Support Coordinator, you will be passionate about empowering our NDIS clients to exercise choice and control. You will have a qualification within Community Services, Disability, Social Work, Nursing or Allied Health, with Professional Registration if relevant.

Your previous experience working with NDIS clients with complex needs will ensure you:

  • Bring extensive experience working in the housing space and / or life stage transition space focusing on independent living choices;
  • Demonstrate strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to communicate with families, carers and other professionals from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds, including the ability to prepare concise written correspondence;
  • Have a flexible, progressive and agile approach with excellent organisational, team and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and deliver results in an uncertain environment influenced by Government policy changes.

How to Apply

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All applications require an up to date resume and cover letter to be submitted.

To successfully apply for this position you will be required to attach a copy of your qualifications within the application process.

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