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Support Coordinator - Alice Springs

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services
  • Job No: ARRCS308
  • Location: Alice Springs

About the business

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory. Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.

About the role

ARRCS Community Care programs deliver disability and aged care services 365 days across the Northern Territory. We now have a permanent opportunity in Alice Springs for Support Coordinators on CHSP in-home care programs.

The Support Coordinators are responsible for coordination and case management of clients and participants within the funding streams of CHSP, NDIS - CA, DVA - VHC.

Benefits of working for us;

As ARRCS is a Not for Profit organisation, we have great benefits including;

  • Salary Packaging - Tax-free money to pay debts such as Rent & Mortgage
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services
  • Online Learning Library

Skills & experience

  • Certificate IV in Aged Care / Individual Care / or Disability Care
  • Knowledge and experience of the Support Coordination function and why it is important in building a Clients social capacity and to the overall success of the funded programmes.
  • Knowledge of relevant service providers across mainstream and other community service sectors, including mental health, dementia services and disability providers.
  • Demonstrated experience in working as a team within human services – Aged Care, Disability, Mental Health, Housing or experience in another relevant sector
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of MS Word, Excel and other online client reporting systems
  • Demonstrated ability to respond and adapt to competing priorities whilst working unsupervised
  • Demonstrated ability to empathise with Aged People, their families and Personal Carers
  • National Police Check and/or ability to obtain and hold
  • Bachelor in Health, Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Social related Discipline (Desirable)

Before applying you need to have these things;

  • You must have a National Police Check within the last 3 months (Apply now via https://cvcheck.com/)
  • Provide Evidence of 2020 Influenza Vaccination
  • Ochre Card (Working With Children)
  • First Aid Certificate (Or proof of enrolment)

Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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