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Company:
Life Without Barriers

Category:
Community Services >
Other

Job Type:
Temp / Contract

Location:
Brisbane
Australia

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Support Coordinator, NDIS.

Job Reference: 3235474

Assist NDIS participants in the support coordination and implementation of their plan, including informal, mainstream and community supports.

  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • Based in Shailer Park | On Site Parking
  • Support the customer to implement their NDIS plan

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5600 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role  

The Support Coordinator assists NDIS participants in the support coordination and implementation of all supports in their funded plan. The NDIA funds 3 levels of Support Coordination including;  
  • Level 1 - Support Connection
  • Level 2 - Coordination of Supports
  • Level 3 - Specialist Support Coordination
This role will also support young people within Out of Home Care (OoHC). This position is being offered on a full time contract period of 12 months.
  
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide Level 1 or 2 Support Coordination 
  • Support the client to implement their NDIS plan within budget
  • Strengthen and enhance the customers abilities to self-direct their own supports and participate in the community 
  • Ensure mainstream services meet the obligations to the customer (Housing, education, justice, health) 
  • Build or support the capacity of teams to develop relationships and partnerships in local communities 
  
Skills & Experience
  • Certificate III, IV or Diploma in Disability or Certificate III or IV in Mental Health 
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a disability 
  • Experience in facilitating personal planning processes
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to engage with clients and their families
  • Knowledge of local providers across Ipswich
  • Strong written and computer skills for the creation of plans, programs, reports, correspondence and other documents 
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
     
Benefits

  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Life Without Barriers offers ongoing training, support and career advancement opportunities
  • Excellent Salary packaging tax benefits
  • Monthly RDO
  • Excellent Employee Benefits Scheme 
  
How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au with the subject heading 'Support Coordinator - Shailer Park'.

Applications close at midnight on 28th January 2019

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