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Support Coordinator - NDIS


Employer: Wellways
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 10 January, 2019.
Applications close: 21 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Full-time opportunity based in Frankston, South-East Melbourne
  • Make the next step up in your career, access to ongoing support and training/developmental opportunities
  • Join a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits

About this opportunity

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new service that provides support, care and access to services and technology for Australians with disabilities as well as their families and carers.

As a Support Coordinator, you will coordinate a variety of services for participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community. The Support Coordinators will facilitate effective working relationships and communications with the carers, family, external services and other key stakeholders to help provide the most well-rounded support available for participants.

Your working day may include, but is not limited to, assistance and/or support with daily life including personal care, domestic activities, social and community participation and varying skill development activities.

About you

  • Minimum Certificate 4 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care, Home and Community Care or other related fields
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage successful relationships with consumers, carers and services
  • Experience and skills in working with people living with a disability or mental illness is desirable
  • A current valid Driver's License and a registered vehicle (including insurance)
  • You will also be subject to a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check. This is a check of an individual's name against a DHHS database that records individuals who pose a proven risk to the health, safety or welfare of people with a disability. If your name is on the list, you will be ineligible to work for Wellways Australia.

About Wellways

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a lived experience are encouraged to apply.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people.

All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.