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Support Coordinator

Job Title: Support Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3133013
Job Published: May 25, 2020 10:00

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Support Coordinator to join a leading non-profit organisation. As part of a large, friendly and supportive team you will have the opportunity to develop and progress. With significant growth plans for the future, there is likely to be considerable career opportunities for the right person.
The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Support Coordination, your role will be to support participants, their family and carers in identifying and connecting with appropriate providers of supports with a view to overcoming barriers, building capacity and developing skills.
  • Assist participants in successfully coordinating their support needs in line with their personal goals and achieving outcomes of their NDIS plan
  • Assist with the implementation and facilitation of NDIS Plans while offering participants choice and control
  • Coordinators will work inclusively with participants, families, and carers to build great relationships and enhance participant supports
  • Assist participants to build capacity and skills to manage their support plans over time
  • Update and provide advice to participants, carers and families on the evolving NDIS environment
  • Build strong relationships with providers and other external stakeholders to ensure options and choice for participants
  • Prepare weekly reports, monitor expenditure and complete all associated administrative work
We are seeking a candidate with:
  • Experience in the coordination of disability supports
  • Working knowledge of the NDIS environment
  • Ability to read and understand support plans, or develop a support plan where it is missing;
  • Experience in the use of the MS Office suite, working knowledge of databases and demonstrated administration skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • A high-level of organisational, time management and planning skills
  • strong problem solving skills
A competitive package (as per the SCHCADS award) will be based on qualifications and experience. Employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities.