Employer: Me Well
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Job posted on: 22 February, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible
- Me Well North East Melbourne Area
About Me Well
Me Well (Mental Health & Wellbeing Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Neami National, one of the largest providers of community mental health services in Australia. Our vision is for full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society. Our mission is to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities.
About the NDIS
The NDIS is a person centred, market driven, social insurance scheme established to provide support for people who have a permanent or likely to be permanent disability for the whole of their lives. Its intent is to give individuals:
- Empowerment to choose supports and services
- Holistic person centred planning
- Tailored individual funding packages and portability
About the role
The Support Coordinator will provide assistance to strengthen customers’ abilities to coordinate and implement their own supports and participate more fully in the community.
A key function of the role is to coordinating access to the required services identified in the participants’ individually funded package. Coordination and support will vary within the role from more basic level coordination to more specialised support coordination for customers with specific higher level needs and/or risks.
The successful applicant for the Support Coordinator position will bring solid experience in the human services environment. In particular, they will bring support coordination skills and stakeholder engagement ability and demonstrate an understanding of how best to access, advocate for, and maintain services for customers living with a mental illness/psychiatric disability who have complex needs.