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NDIS Support Coordinator

Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 13 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Maximum term until March 2020
  • Part time (22.5 hours per week)
  • Based in Cottesloe, WA

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region. Lady Lawley Cottage provides short term accommodation support, transitional care and high needs in home support to children and adolescents with complex disabilities and medical needs.

About the role

You will be responsible to undertake on-going analysis of mainstream, community, informal and provider options for people with a disability, focusing specifically on the needs of Red Cross clients, including children with complex disabilities, newly arrived migrants and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. You will coordinate supports with participants focusing on capacity and relationships building, developing independence and community inclusion. Experience in specialist support coordination is desirable.

Essential to this role will be the ability to enable participants of NDIS to maximise the value for money they receive from their supports and genuinely exercise choice and control.

What you will bring:

  • Detailed understanding of NDIS legislation, rules, Price Guide and flexibility within a budget
  • Significant experience in case coordination, in particular coordinating access to services
  • Demonstrated experience supporting clients with a range of individual needs, including previous experience with Red Cross client groups including children with complex disabilities, newly arrived migrants and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Highly developed skills in liaising with external and internal stakeholders

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Position Description: Download File Support Coordinator_PD_FINAL.docx

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