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Support Coordinator - Adelaide

Australian Foundation for Disability

About Afford

Afford is an innovative, passionate and genuine not for profit organisation. Our primary focus is supporting people with disabilities to live exceptionally joy-filled lives.

We have been established for 69 years and successfully offer services across 5 states and expanding to increase our national footprint as Australia’s number 1 disabilities services provider

About the opportunity

Due to our continued national growth, we are looking to recruit a Support Co-Ordinator to assist clients who require services under their NDIS plans. As the successful candidate we are looking for you to utilise your knowledge of the NDIS to deliver timely and effective support services to our clients to ensure they are receiving the best options available and they are connected in a way that supports their goals.  Some of your responsibilities will include;

  • Provide a centralised planning and co-ordination point related to NDIS enquiries for clients on an ongoing basis
  • Assist clients, families and carers to connect with services both mainstream and within disabilities
  • Assist during times of crisis with the ability to prioritise your tasks
  • Accurately record all progress and agreed outcomes and actions
  • Respond to new support co-ordination enquiries for new participants
  • Build up a reliable resource base of service providers across Central and northern Adelaide and surrounding areas
  • Ensure all new information from the NDIA is filtered to the appropriate people with Afford

About You

This is a pivotal role within Afford and we are looking for someone with the following;

  • Strong knowledge of the NDIA, NDIS plans and funding categories
  • Ability to work autonomously as part of an overall team
  • Previous, sound experience working within the disability industry
  • Strong administration skills
  • Ability to manage and deliver to multiple deadlines
  • Clear, effective communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Highly computer literate
  • A clean, unrestricted drivers licence

Why be part of Afford?

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Enjoy great benefits
  • Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options
  • Great company culture of reward and recognition, flexibility and career development

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