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NDIS Support Coordinators - Darwin / Nhulunbuy

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

Your opportunity – Be part of something bigger

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal health care. Our incredible team provides remote health services and support to more than 10,000 people across East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

We’re connected by passion

We share a passion for the rich history of the Yolngu culture and a commitment to ensure that the work we’re doing is instrumental in ensuring self-determination for Indigenous peoples. We’re a people place where going above and beyond is in our nature. We’re not just offering jobs, we’re offering a way to shape Australia’s future. Do you share our passion?

We need you

Miwatj Health are pleased to offer this position as a Full Time opportunity. Based in Darwin, NT, you will oversee the implementation of NDIS Participant care plans ensuring that they are monitored, actively managed and, where identified, barriers are addressed to meet the participant’s NDIS plan aims and outcomes for participating more fully in the community.

Core aspects of your role will include:

  • The Support Coordination (NDIS) position will oversee the implementation of NDIS Participant care plans ensuring that they are monitored, actively managed and where identified, barriers are addressed to meet the participant’s NDIS plans aims and outcomes for participating more fully in the community.
  • The support coordinator will also work with people with disabilities in the East Arnhem region to establish and support connections with providers and resources. As a support coordinator you will record billable hours as set out by fee-for-service model, monthly billable targets determined by program need.

Why Miwatj?

Whether working with a remote healthcare provider is in your bucket list, or something that is tried and tested, we’d love for you to reach out. East Arnhem Land offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a community where the richness of Yolngu culture is in the air you breathe.

A competitive salary of full remuneration $79,695 - $91,486 PA (dependent on skills and experience) is available with this full-time position.

How do you know if you’re the right fit?

In order to deliver on our mission, we know that a collaborative, supportive team is critical. We’re looking for people who are committed to not only growing their capability, but willing to step in and support other team members and clients. Whilst knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is helpful, what will really see you thrive in our communities is an open mind, willingness to be exposed to culture, and curiosity. Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • An understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control and self-determination.
  • An understanding of the issues faced by Yolngu people living in remote settings.
  • Current Ochre Card (Working with Children’s Check NT) and Covid 19 vaccination.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and experience in utilising a range of community based supports to achieve client goals within a framework of person-centred practice.
  • Previous experience working as a NDIS Case Coordinator.
  • Demonstrated experience working with individual financial and budgetary packages, monitoring expenditure and paying service providers based on the NDIS-funded services provided.
  • High level of interpersonal, communication skills, including the ability to negotiate and work collaboratively and successfully with community based stakeholders.
  • Proficient use of IT systems and processes including Microsoft, Outlook, Excel, and client management systems.
  • Current NT class drivers licence or equivalent and the capacity to travel regularly to remote community including flying in small aircrafts, including multiple overnight stay in community.

For more information, please contact the NDIS Operations Manager at [email protected] using the subject line: NDIS Support Coordinators - Darwin / Nhulunbuy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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