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NDIS Support Coordinator

Communify

THE ORGANISATION:

Communify Qld is an established community organisation based in Bardon, Brisbane. We provide a range of services with a focus on reaching disadvantaged and vulnerable population groups in the Inner North/ Inner North Western suburbs. We offer an innovative, creative and flexible workplace setting.

THE ROLE AND NDIS:

The overall purpose of Support Coordination is to strengthen the abilities of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to coordinate and implement supports and participate more fully in the community. It includes initial assistance with linking participants with the right providers to meet their needs; assistance to source providers; coordinating a range of supports both funded and mainstream and building on informal supports; resolving points of crisis; and developing participant resilience in their own network and community.

Part of the role is performed in a retail market environment where customer satisfaction with service quality and outcome is essential for customer retention and attraction, and business sustainability.

The NDIS will support choice and control by providing needs-based, individualised funding to be used in a market-based environment.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work or Human Services and technical knowledge and practical work experience in mental health and psychosocial disability, social work, community services, or related field.

  • Knowledge of NDIS Legislative Framework and Support Coordination Processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with initiative and judgement and as part of a team
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Community Services, in particular mental health is essential
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, develop, implement and evaluate flexible and innovative responses to supporting individuals in a community context

A full position description is attached.

How to apply

Please read the position description and apply on our careers website. Include a resume and cover letter outlining why you are the right person for this role.

Applications accepted by COB 29th May 2020.

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