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NDIS Specialist Service Coordinator


Employer: Inhousing
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Social Work, Housing & Homelessness
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 18 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Are you a dynamic, self-motivated, well organised individual who is interested in working with individuals to navigate a complex system to achieve their housing related goals?

inhousing is an innovative housing provider focused on the needs of people living with disability. We believe that individuals can live with who they choose, in environments where they have power choice and control. We achieve this by constructing and renting fantastic independent living homes across Adelaide, metro and some regional areas. Tenants live in their own home, they access any daily living support arrangements, provided by a third party service provider of their choice.

Our housing services are based around a customer-centred philosophy, in which all team members and external consultants collaborate to achieve the goals identified by individuals and their families. The successful candidate will possess strong professional and ethical values that align with this philosophy.

The role is offered on a full-time, 2 year contract. Hours are flexible and reduced hours are possible.

Summary of the Role’s Aim

The NDIS Specialist Service Coordinator- Housing, is responsible for:

  • Increasing the capacity of people living with disability to plan for their current and future NDIS housing related needs.
  • Contribute to the development of contemporary innovative housing models
  • Delivering inhousing’s Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) planning services

Selection Criteria

  1. Qualification in Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology
  2. Capacity to engage with people living with disability, families, support agencies and government officials to achieve contemporary housing outcomes.
  3. A self-starter driven to achieve genuine measurable outcomes relating to the growth and development of an effective project.
  4. Ability to interpret the rules of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to guide contemporary housing solutions for individuals.
  5. Deeply felt value base in support of improving the life chances for people living with disability and their families being active valued members of mainstream community life
  6. Demonstrated capacity to build effective relationships with a wide range of people, including people living with disability (and the families, friends and supporters in their lives), support agencies, government staff, and others.
  7. Demonstrated capacity to render complex concepts into manageable resources for a targeted audience.
  8. Demonstrated capacity to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deliverables relating to budget and timelines.
  9. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the maintenance of a harmonious, safe and healthy workplace, free of harassment, unlawful discrimination and bullying and where diversity is valued.

A full Position Description is attached below.

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