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Exceptionally Complex Support Needs Practitioner

  • Part-time Maximum Term (0.8 FTE 30.4 hours per week)
  • Sunshine location
  • Make a difference in the lives of others!

So why cohealth?

We may be a little biased, but we love where we work - really! cohealth aims to provide a rewarding work culture that encourages personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits including Not for Profit ‘Salary Sacrificing' benefits on top of your salary, and career development training opportunities for people who really want to soar! We value recognising the incredible things our teams do and we like to have fun together - so yeah having a great work culture really matters to us here.

About the Role

The Exceptionally Complex Support Needs Practitioner will support the delivery of all three ECSN functions the Lead Practitioner will principally support the Specialist Team Support - Capacity Building and Specialist Team Support - Crisis Response.

The ECSN Lead Practitioner -South and East will be primary relationship contact for ECSN in the southern and eastern regional and metropolitan areas of Victoria. They will work closely with the ECSN Lead Practitioner -North and West and the ECSN Lead Practitioner -Resources and Mapping.

Your daily duties will be diverse however, will include:

  • Lead and/or actively contribute to knowledge exchange opportunities with other organisations including communities of practice, to share data and practice learnings to optimise service development and evidence-based best practice aligned with the NDIS operating environment
  • Work with NDIS providers to provide guidance on how to respond to participants with exceptionally complex support needs
  • Document better practice and share findings in a way that is useful for NDIA, other ECSN Providers and service providers across the sector
  • Share knowledge and experience of risk management strategies and practices related to participants with exceptionally complex support needs; advise on evidenced-based recruitment and workforce management programs to build market capability and capacity including availability of suitably skilled staff
  • Assist services to identify training needs and support to develop skills and expertise in working with the client group
  • Monitor and document the availability of universal and specialised mainstream services and community participation opportunities for participants

About You

Our ideal candidate for this candidate will have:

  • Completion of a University degree level qualification. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to- Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing
  • A comprehensive understanding of the key issues affecting people with multiple and complex needs
  • A sound understating of trauma-informed practice
  • A sound understanding of risk management
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to contribute to a positive team environment
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and the ability to self-regulate during difficult situations

For more information please see Position Description attached.

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