NDIS Support Coordinator
- This position specialises in supporting people with psychosocial disability
- Permanent full-time opportunity
- $$32.52 – $33.10 per hour + superannuation
- Based South of the River
Who we are
HelpingMinds is a highly-regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults and families affected by mental illness every year.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities and gives 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 NDIS participants and their support network and assist them to identify, link with and coordinate support to link with local communities, build skills, overcome barriers and achieve goals. You will have the responsibility to ensure the implementation of person’s plans and the achievement of their goals.
You will need to have a strong understanding of the NDIS and will be required to support people who have coordination of support in their plans to access supports more effectively.
What you will need to succeed:
To be considered for this role candidates will need to have the below essential qualifications and experience
Essential qualifications include:
- National Police Clearance (no older than 6 months)
- Current Drivers License
- Working with Children Check
- Relevant tertiary qualification i.e. Diploma Disability Services, Mental Health etc
Essential experience includes:
- Ability to effectively utilise NDIS packages by using their knowledge of the NDIS, the service system, being assertive, and ‘making things happen’;
- Demonstrated excellent communication skills, including advocacy and report writing skills;
- Demonstrated client centred approach with the ability to work in partnership with others to achieve best outcomes for the client;
- Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and function autonomously while working effectively toward team goals;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, including CALD, Indigenous and marginalised clients, adults and young people, family, carers, allied service providers and team members;
- Demonstrated capacity to engage with and empower people to achieve their identified goals within a structured individual recovery plan;
What you’ll receive in return:
In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.
Additional benefits include:
- Salary packaging benefits
- Surface Pro laptop
- Four weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
- Two additional wellness days per year to support your own mental health
- Access to an Employee Assistance Program
- Annual flu vaccination
How to Apply
To apply for this position and take the next steps towards a rewarding career with HelpingMinds, please submit a resume, cover letter and a document addressing the selection criterion contained in the job description.
Applications without a selection criteria will not be considered. For a copy of the Position Description, inclusive of the selection criteria, please click here
For more information, please contact the HR Team on 08 9427 7100.
All applications should be emailed to email@example.com.
** Closing date not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay**
Please note: given the high volume of candidate applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Trading as HelpingMinds Limited.
HelpingMinds Limited is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues