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Support Coordinator

Hartley Lifecare

About Hartley Lifecare

Hartley Lifecare have been supporting people with disability to live their best life in the Canberra community since 1962. Hartley Lifecare operates under a person centred, family governance model with a strong focus on active support. We value respect, integrity, quality, leadership and person centered.

About the position

Working closely with the Senior Manager– NDIS & Service Development, the Support Coordinator will:

  • Consult and support clients and their families to exercise choice and control, strengthen individual capacity and enhance independence by coordinating and supporting access to informal, mainstream and/or specialist services and supports. This will be achieved by:
    • Supporting and assisting clients and their representatives manage and implement their National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plans;
    • Identifying supports and services that align with individual client goals;
    • Engaging and coordinating relevant support and service providers on behalf of clients;
    • Ensuring planned supports and services are maintained to a satisfactory standard and followed up as required.
  • Support clients to maximise the value of their NDIS Plans in terms of achieving personal goals and financial efficiencies;
  • Assist the Senior Manager – NDIS Service and Development in preparing for NDIS planning meetings.

About the successful candidate

  • An ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong communication skills, including strong written, oral and presentation skills
  • Excellent coordination skills, with the ability to plan well and complete tasks in accordance to organisational priorities and project parameters
  • Experience in and a sound knowledge of the NDIS, Disability Act and the requirements of a NDIS Support Coordinator including an understanding of individual planning
  • An ability to build quality relationships with external service providers and other stakeholders

Essential requirements for the position

  • Certificate III in Disability, or higher and/or equivalent experience working in the community sector or a similar field
  • A current Australian driving licence
  • A WWVP card and First Aid certificate or the ability to obtain
  • Personal mobile phone and email address to receive important communications
  • Understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and possess a NDIS certificate of completion https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/login/index.php

If you require further information on this position or would like an application pack, which includes the position description and employee application form, please contact [email protected] using the subject line: Support Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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