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Support Coordinator - Elizabeth Vale

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  • Part time position based in Elizabeth Vale, South Australia
  • $81k - $99k pro rata inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH & part time options available

Our Organisation

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.

As part of The Benevolent Society's vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

About the role

As our Support Coordinator, you will support people with a disability and their family or carers to design, coordinate and monitor the delivery of services to enhance an individual's quality of life. Use strengths based practice to support your clients to identify their specific needs, preferences and goals; to promote their independence and participation in the community.

Duties

  • Coordinate and link clients with services in line with their NDIS plan and disability needs
  • Establish and maintain network relationships with key agencies, other service providers, and referral services.
  • Provide information and referrals to support clients to access appropriate resources and services, both within The Benevolent Society and with external agencies and service providers.
  • Monitor the budget of the NDIS plan and allocations to service providers
  • Build participants capacity to understand their NDIS plan and how the plan can support their needs

Our Benefits

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes:

  • Salary Benefits -You can package up to $15,900 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
  • Work/Life Balance - Enjoy flexible work arrangements, including hybrid home/office options, and accrue an additional day off each month (a bonus of 12 days per year) as a full-time employee.
  • Recognition and Reward -Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years.
  • Wellness - Stay fit with a Fitness passport, utilise our Employee Assistance Program, and even purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development -We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth.
  • Our Reconciliation Commitment - First Nations employees have access to cultural and ceremonial leave, as well as the options to be a voice on our First Nations Staff Reference Group & RAP working group and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification and/or minimum 1 year experience in a Support Coordination role
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of people with a disability and their carers
  • Strong evidence of relationship building skills
  • Strong evidence of communication and report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong commitment to customer service
  • Current driver's license and willingness to travel to clients where required

If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.

Apply today!

Contact Emma Thomas on 0423 010 166 for a friendly and confidential discussion.

*Internally this role is called a Client Support Partner

The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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