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Support Coordinator - NDIS - Alice Springs

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services
  • Job No: ARRCS298
  • Location: Alice Springs

About the business

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is a not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that was established in July 2014. ARRCS operate residential aged care facilities and community care support programs within communities across the Northern Territory including Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Mutitjulu and Docker River.

With over 750 staff across the Northern Territory, we are a true community partner and our team members live our values of Compassion, Justice, Respect, Working Together, and Leading through Learning.

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 for Support Coordinator - NDIS based in Alice Springs. This position is responsible for supporting National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to achieve their NDIS Plan goals, by coordinating informal supports, mainstream support and funded supports.

Skills and experience - essential

  • Certificate IV in Aged Care / Individual Care / or Disability Care
  • Knowledge and experience of the NDIS Support Coordination function and why it is important in building a Participants 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
  • Travel – Ability to travel with overnight stays between Darwin / Alice Springs and to remote locations in Communities
  • Current NT Drivers’ license
  • First aid certificate and/or ability to obtain and hold
  • OCHRE Card and/or ability to obtain and hold
  • Flu Vaccination and/or ability to obtain and hold
  • National Police Check and/or ability to obtain and hold

Skills and Experience - desirable

Bachelor in Health, Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Social related Discipline

Benefits and perks

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

  • Base salary between $65,000-$75,000
  • CBB Salary Packaging - Tax-free money to pay debts such as Rent & Mortgage
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services

How to apply

To apply please fill out the personal details below, address the selection criteria questions and upload your current CV and cover letter. Please note you cannot save and edit your application later so we would strongly recommend typing your responses on a word document and then copy and paste.

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