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Specialist Support Coordinator

Rubix Support
  • * Wage Range: $73,000 - $84,474 (plus superannuation)

WHO WE ARE:

Rubix Support’s Mission is to improve the personal wellbeing of people with cognitive impairments with complex support needs through specialised, coordinated assessments and support; and to provide extensive training and support to its empathetic, experienced, energetic staff.

Like all Rubix Support team members, our support coordinators have a strong passion for supporting people with a disability and their families.

WHAT WE DO:

Rubix Support’s Vision is to be a leader in the provision of evidence-based, practical, individualised behaviour assessment and support for people with intellectual impairments with complex support needs.

AS A SPECIALIST SUPPORT COORDINATOR YOU WILL:

  • Provide support to people at risk, including young people in out of home care and people involved in the criminal justice system
  • Assist people to find specialised services and support in keeping with their NDIS plan goals and funding
  • Use your knowledge and skills to ensure that the person's goals are being achieved through advocacy and support
  • Research, coordinate and manage a range of supports to suit the participant's needs across multiple providers
  • Actively support participants to connect with their communities and encourage participation in both mainstream and community options
  • Work closely with the person's family and support network
  • Maintain documented evidence to demonstrate that Rubix Support and NDIS procedures are followed
  • Communicate professionally and be responsive when working with external providers within complex care teams
  • Be effective in advocating for positive outcomes and ensuring service providers are meeting timelines
  • Be able to work independently in remote settings but maintain effective communication with management
  • Have strong administrative and record-keeping skills, ensuring adherence to privacy and confidentially legislation
  • Ensure completion of NDIS participant service agreements and other related documentation

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • A tertiary qualification in one of the following; social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology or developmental educators
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people with disability across home and community settings
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families, community agencies and other professionals
  • A focus on supporting someone to increase their quality of life through self-determination and person-centred thinking
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and prioritise tasks in an efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Have a valid driver’s licence
  • Willing and able to use own vehicle for work purposes
  • A current Working with Children’s Check
  • A cleared National Police Check (under 6 months old)

Rubix Support operates a stringent safety screening procedure for all preferred candidates including:

  • An identity check,
  • A satisfactory national and international (where applicable) police check
  • A current Working with Children's Check
  • A cleared Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check
  • Two professional references

A full position description is available below.

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