- Committed to deliver the best possible support and advocacy for people living with disability?
- Keen to use your broad knowledge and experience of the disability sector?
- Looking for a challenge?
ABOUT MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION OF WA
MND WA provides information, advice and support services for people living with motor neurone disease (MND).
Members, clients and their carers are our prime focus. We strive to understand and meet their needs to enhance the quality of life care for people living with MND. Our mission is to lead in the specialist support, enhancement of quality of life, awareness raising and promotion of research for people living with MND.
We are an innovative, resourceful and agile organisation that works to improve the lives of people living with MND. We offer a friendly working environment with good peer support.
We are looking to add another member to our existing team.
About the role
We are seeking an experienced health professional to work with people at MNDAWA to:
- Provide information, advice and support to people living with MND, their families, carers and health professionals
- Provide support coordination for NDIS participants
- Plan, refer and assist people with MND to navigate the service system
- Represent the needs of people with MND with NDIA, Disability Services, service providers and funded agencies
About the role
The Coordinator of Support is responsible for providing person centred, responsive and timely advice and support that includes:
- Assessing the needs of people living with MND
- Planning to address current and future needs
- Pre-planning for participation in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
- Coordination of Support for NDIS participants with MND
- Making appropriate referrals
- Assisting with negotiation of the service system
- Acting as an interface with health professionals and service providers.
- Provision of education to community groups and allied health professionals
Benefits and perks
- Salary packaging is available
Skills and experience
Essential for this role:
- A Bachelor of Nursing or other Allied Health related tertiary qualification with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge of case planning, assessment and referral in the health services and disability arena
- Highly developed interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
- Demonstrated computer literacy
- Current Western Australian Driver's Licence
- Demonstrated experience working with people living with progressive degenerative neurological conditions
- 2 years experience in a relevant role