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NDIS Support Coordinator - Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation - Katherine

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  • Bring your emotional & social wellbeing experience to one of the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in the NT!
  • Highly attractive salary circa $72,560 plus super, salary sacrificing, additional allowances & relocation assistance!
  • Amazing work/life balance, with 6 weeks annual leave giving you the chance to explore the wondrous Australian outback, as well as return home for holidays!

About Sunrise

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

The Sunrise approach involves Aboriginal communities taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service is currently looking for a full-time NDIS Support Coordinator to join their team based in Katherine, NT. You'll be travelling regularly to the Wellbeing Centre in Ngukurr

Travelling regularly to Ngukurr, where the NDIS program is based, this is a hands-on role that will see you providing information and person-centred, culturally-secure support to participants, using a strengths-based approach to help build capacity, connect with services, and navigate the NDIS.

Your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Support design - Conducting needs assessments, working with participants to identify their goals, designing support solutions, and assisting them in understanding their plan, funding, and its purpose. This includes ensuring participants are informed about the range of mainstream and specialist services available to them, helping to develop competencies and resources to enable the participants’ wellbeing and development.
  • Connection - Supporting participants to identify support options, creating a support/action plan where practical, and helping them to develop connections with the community, mainstream services, and broader systems of support.
  • Reporting - Providing accurate quarterly reports to the NDIA on each participant's progress, as well as providing timely reports to the Program Manager as required. This also includes developing, reviewing and updating the Participants’ Service Agreements or Service Bookings, and making accurate Portal Claims, maintaining detailed notes or records to substantiate these.
  • Budgeting - Tracking expenditure for each participant, ensuring services are billed correctly and tracking funds against the participant's plan.
  • Collaboration - Establishing strong and effective links with other NDIS and non‐NDIS Service Providers, as well as contributing to the NDIS Program team, and proactively communicating with the Program and Compliance Managers where a concern exists for abuse or neglect, according to mandatory NDIS reporting requirements.

For more information and the selection criteria, please click 'Apply' now!

About the Benefits

This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity to work with an organisation that's building the capacity of remote Aboriginal communities in order to improve their health and wellbeing. You'll have access to plenty of information and resources, and the privilege of working with an amazing local team, with the opportunity to learn from highly experienced and knowledgable members of the Aboriginal community.

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive base salary circa $72,560 (highly negotiable depending on your skills and experience) plus super and additional remote area allowances.

You will also have access to a wide range of benefits including:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per year;
  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Remote area travel allowance; and
  • Relocation assistance.

If you are proficient in any of the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander languages, including Kriol dialetcs used in the Northern Territory, you will also be entitled to an additional bilingual allowance circa $1,450 - $2,900 a year, depending on your level of competency.

Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

This is a unique opportunity to support some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Territory, and help lead the role out of the "Sunrise Way" - Apply Now!

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