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Support Coordinator, NDIS - Central Coast

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Based in Tuggerah on a 6 month contract, this role will assist NDIS participants in the coordination and implementation of all supports within their funded plan. You will also establish strong rapport and working relationships with a range of stakeholders including People with Disability, their family members and internal & external service providers.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Support LWB customers in the implementation of their NDIS plan
  • Monitor plan outcomes & expenditure to ensure the plan remains in budget
  • Ensure mainstream services meet the customer’s obligations (housing, education, justice and health)
  • Provide LWB customers and the NDIA with reports on outcomes and success indicators
  • Build the capacity of the LWB customer to achieve greater independence to self-direct services and supports in the longer term

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Certificate III or higher in Disability or Mental health or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a disability including supporting them to develop positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to think creatively, use initiative and problem solve both independently and as part of a wider team
  • Current NSW driver's licence

Benefits

  • Attractive salary + vehicle + salary packaging available
  • On-going training and development opportunities
  • We are an organisation that champions diversity, inclusivity, and equality

Successful candidates will be required all state based probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and NDIS Workers Screening Check.

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Hayley Nash at recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Support Coordinator, NDIS - Central Coast enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).

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