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Community Services Coordinator - Alstonville

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia
  • Northern Rivers
  • Can be worked Full Time (37.5 hrs) or Part Time (30 hrs) per week
  • Work for a leading national for-purpose organisation
  • Join an amazing team working to break down barriers for those with a disability
  • Based in Alstonville and may be blended with working from home

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national for purpose organisation promoting independence for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities.  We provide NDIS and other services to support and assist our clients to achieve their goals with improved independence. Working together with our customers, our aim is to eliminate the barriers that restrict workplace and social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, developing a society which is accessible in every way.

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team in the Northern Rivers district as a Community Services Coordinator. The Community Services Coordinator will positively engage with our customers and assist them to actively identify, plan and access various supports and services available to them. Based from our Alstonville office, communication with clients is mostly via the telephone, travelling to client sites on occasion when essential.

You will:

  • Provide case management to identified customers
  • Provide direct support coordination and plan management/financial intermediary services for our NDIS customers
  • Attend NDIS planning meetings and liaise with NDIS planners as required
  • Create and complete goal setting and outcome based plans for customers
  • Collaborate with customers, families, providers, medical practitioners and other stakeholders.

You are an advocate for people living with disability with the following experience and capabilities:

  • Highly conversant with the application of the NDIS scheme and NDIS participant plans
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Good financial acumen including the ability to review and explain financial statements
  • Proven ability to work positively with people to reach their individual goals
  • Excellent documentation skills in particular case records and incident planning and reporting
  • Have a person centred and outcome focused approach
  • Be a good self-manager
  • The ability to meet KPI's in relation to billable hours
  • Industry relevant formal qualifications or training
  • Case management/caseworker experience
  • Unrestricted NSW driver's licence.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options

The position can be worked full-time (37.5 hrs p/w) or Part-Time (30 hrs p/w).

This role can be worked blended from the office and home.  SCIA operates according to the NSW government COVID-19 guidelines in respect of social distancing requirements and will review operational policies as required. 

You may contact Judith on 1800 819 775 for more information.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including an NDIS Worker Screening Check.

We encourage people with a disability to apply for roles and talk to us about opportunities with SCIA.  

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