- Job posted on: 11th Mar 2020
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Please note, that to perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person and is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25, 104 and 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD).
The NDIS offers funding to people with a broad range of physical, intellectual and psychosocial impairments. Some of these people have complex challenges in their lives that reduce their capacity to utilise that funding in the best way possible. This is where you come in!
A Support Coordinator assists these people to make the best out of the funding they receive in a complex care coordination/complex case management way. You may be surprised to know we support people with a broad range of issues including significant work in the mental health, corrections and child safety space.
Based in Cairns you will be responsible for assisting people in a clinical and practitioner led framework to connect with and maintain a variety of relationships which will enable them to implement their NDIS Plan and achieve their goals and aspirations. This will be done by way of a specialist Case Management model of support.
Mercy Community is a not-for-profit organisation, focussed on the provision of innovative and responsive services in the areas of child protection, multicultural community support, family mental health, community and residential based aged care and disability support services. We are a strongly committed team that works hard and truly lives our values – Mercy, Acceptance, Excellence, Dignity, Empowerment and Integrity.
If this sounds like the role for you, apply here now. Please ensure your application includes a resume and cover letter.
Please Apply Immediately – Interviews will commence on receipt of applications.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Support Coordinator - Identified Position - Cairns enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0419 126 653 for a confidential chat or to express your interest.
We encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds and recommend you visit our website at www.mercycs.org.au to find out more about Mercy Community.
Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. Employment is conditional upon maintaining a clear personal history screening checks throughout employment.