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NDIS Support Coordinator - Talent Pool - Dubbo

Westhaven Ltd

Westhaven is a not for profit, community-based charity organisation, who have been supporting people with disability within NSW for over 60 years. We have a strong focus on quality, flexible and persons centred disability services.

Why Join Us:

  • Attractive remuneration- Attractive salary package with salary sacrifice available.
  • Well-established company- Take pride in working for a highly-regarded and award-winning business.
  • Professional development- Plenty of off the job and incidental training provided to you.
  • Work-life balance- We support and encourage flexibility for a better work-life balance.
  • Diverse team- Enjoy working within a culturally diverse and friendly team.
  • Company allowances- Discounted gym memberships and Employee Assistance Program

We are seeking candidates who are interested in joining the Westhaven talent pool for NDIS Support Coordinator This is a great opportunity for you to be considered for Support Coordinator roles that may come up in Westhaven over the next 6 months. Ongoing and temporary employment opportunities may be offered. This talent pool is to be used for positions located in Dubbo, NSW.

If you are deemed suitable for the position, you may be placed on an eligibility list. Applicants placed on an eligibility list are ranked in order of merit. If the position you applied for, or a similar position, becomes available within the period the list is active, the position may be offered to the next ranked candidate on the list. If you are placed on an eligibility list, you will also be given the opportunity for consideration for other similar vacancies that may occur in this period.

You should prepare a succinct application demonstrating why you believe you are the best person for the position. Your application should include your resume / CV and cover letter addressing why you are the right candidate and should include your claims against necessary skills and experience required for the position. As you progress through the recruitment process, you will be requested to provide further information and documentation at the appropriate stages of the process.

About the Role:

As an NDIS Support Coordinator, you will develop and coordinate a wide range of supports which empower participants to live the life they choose.

You will monitor and maximise participant NDIS budgets to enhance their quality of life, and build long-term respectful relationships with participants, guardians and other key stakeholders.

Responsibilities include

  • Assist with implementing and monitoring NDIS plans
  • Delivering professional customer service and understanding of the needs of a person so you can support them achieve their life goals and aspirations.
  • Establishing community links and partnerships that facilitate client capacity to connect and participate in their community.
  • Facilitate meetings to negotiate and establish service agreements with providers; including quotable services
  • Prepare plans specific to the audience and their communication needs.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years' experience working with vulnerable people
  • A relevant Qualification i.e. Social Work, Allied Health, or other registered Health Professional, Certificate IV in Disability or Mental Health will be highly regarded
  • Demonstrated understanding of client eligibility criteria for different sources of funding and ability to translate this understanding into a service plan that reflects the maximum utilisation of funding
  • Sound understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Knowledge of "Reasonable and Necessary" criteria and a strong working knowledge of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Demonstrated organisational skills to effectively manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to ensure communication is aligned to the audience
  • Sound technology skills in the use of Google Suite, Client Management Systems and other technical applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and within a small team
  • Valid C Class driving licence
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Completion of the 'NDIS Worker Orientation Module' training.ndiscommission.gov.au is required before commencement.
  • Current Working with Childrens Check a National Criminal Record Check obtained within the last 6 months.

Confidential Enquiries to ellen.zell@westhaven.org.au, using the subject line: NDIS Support Coordinator - Talent Pool enquiry via EthicalJobs.


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