- Job posted on: 4th Aug 2021
- Applications close:
With growing demand for our services, and a growing staff team, we are appointing an additional Supervisor / Senior Support Coordinator to join our dynamic team.
This position will provide direct support and supervision of a small group of Support Coordinators in addition to engaging in direct Support Coordination with complex cases. Support Coordinators are responsible for providing independent support to help NDIS participants and their families understand, build skills and capacity and implement their NDIS plan.
Support Coordinators help people with a disability and their families plan, connect to services, overcome barriers and achieve their goals. For many participants and parents, finding their way through the process of planning and connecting with services can be challenging and time consuming. Our focus is on children and young adults and we have strong multi-cultural links. This position will provide Level 2 Coordination of Supports and Level 3 Specialist Support Coordination.
Extended Families has an excellent reputation in quality practice and a supportive team environment. This position will work with complex families and individuals and is ideally suited to an experienced Social Worker or Case Manager. Whilst our primary cohort is people with intellectual, physical, sensory, neurological disability and Autism, we have an increasing number of people with mental illness so experience in mental health services would be strongly welcomed.
We are seeking a Supervisor / Support Coordinator who has:
We are looking for people with qualifications in Social Work or equivalent.
The successful applicant will have relevant experience in and understanding of Disability Services, a current Victoria Driver’s license and access to a car, and a current satisfactory Police Check and Working with Children Check.
Ideally the position will be full time, but we are also open to a 3 or 4 day a week position.
As a supervisor you will:
As a Senior Support Coordinator you will work with families, carers and NDIS participants to provide independent support, coordinate all aspects of their NDIS plan, help implement their NDIS Plan to achieve goals and to form links with a range of community, mainstream and funded support services.
This includes assisting people to:
Orientation, training and ongoing support provided.
You will be based in the Extended Families office in Coburg (and working at home during social isolation). You will be supporting families across metropolitan Melbourne with an emphasis on the North West. (It may be possible to consider some time at our Box Hill office if required).
Most work is in business hours, although may include occasional after-school or evening visits to connect with relevant family members.
Email enquiries to Ms Rosemary Nicholls, Support Coordination Manager, Rosemary@extendedfamilies.org.au, using the subject line: NDIS Senior Support Coordinator / Supervisor enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A full Position Description is attached below.