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NDIS Support Coordinator - North and West Remote Health - Mount Isa

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  • Are you a qualified Support Coordinator passionate about assisting NDIS participants in rural communities?
  • Relocate to the Oasis of the Outback!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration package circa $55,000 – $70,000 based on experience!
  • Join a well-established organisation providing allied health, in-home and community-based supports

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

North and West Remote Health Ltd (NWRH) are currently seeking a full-time NDIS Support Coordinator to join their passionate team in Mount Isa.

Reporting to the Community Programs and Contract Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for facilitating the implementation of all supports identified in a participant's NDIS plan. You will also be assisting in the development and achievement of a participant's goals to maximise opportunity and independence.

Your day to day responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Supporting NDIS participants to build capacity and coordinate their NDIS plans while negotiating appropriate support and services;
  • Coordinating services as defined in the participant's NDIS plan, utilising a capacity-building approach;
  • Preparing, implementing and reviewing service agreements and goal outcomes to ensure it meets the appropriate standards;
  • Resolving crises that impede a participant's ability to achieve their goals; and
  • Developing relationships with key stakeholders and community organisations to grow the demand for Support Coordination services and potentially source new clients

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About You

To be considered, you must have at minimum a Cert IV in Disability Support or similar (or significant NDIS sector experience) or lived experience of disability and have demonstrated experience with case management and the provision of support coordination activities.

Your comprehensive knowledge of the NDIS will prove valuable in your ability to locate, coordinate, manage and facilitate a range of relevant supports and support providers to connect participants with them.

As an agile and process-driven Support Coordinator, you will have the skills necessary to work autonomously or as part of a community-based multidisciplinary team to organise structured and comprehensive case management plans. You will also build a strong rapport with participants and develop networks with other service providers throughout the process.

You will also demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and communicate with a high level of cultural sensitivity and confidentiality, which will translate through to your record-keeping and data control.

North West Remote Health is ideally looking for a candidate with experience working in rural communities and who demonstrates a commitment to supporting people with disabilities to achieve their goals and has an astute awareness of the complex issues impacting Indigenous communities.

Please note: Due to the nature of this role, you will need a current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence; be comfortable travelling by road and small planes and staying for one week every month in neighbouring remote communities.

We love our work – so will you!

The successful candidate will receive an attractive remuneration of $55,000 – $70,000, commensurate with skills and experience and inclusive of super and salary sacrificing options.

A fantastic range of additional benefits will also be provided, including:

  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • Relocation assistance and rental subsidies (negotiable).

NWRH is one of the largest health service providers in North and West Queensland. You'll be joining a vibrant community and a close-knit team where you will be well supported and have plenty of learning, ongoing professional and career development opportunities!

Use your knowledge and passion to make a valuable contribution to NDIS participants throughout the region - Apply Now!

For any further enquiries about the role or requirements, contact Sarah Docherty - Community Programs Manager on Sarah.Docherty@nwrh.com.au using the subject line: NDIS Support Coordinator - North and West Remote Health - Mount Isa enquiry via EthicalJobs or 07 4744 7600.

About Mount Isa

Also known as the 'Oasis of the Outback', Mount Isa offers the relaxed lifestyle and close-knit, supportive community of a small town without sacrificing the amenities of city living. With various stores, restaurants, and entertainment options, but none of the traffic or pollution, it's a fantastic place for a sea change offering something for everyone, regardless of their interests.

Home to the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere and drawing visitors from around the world, Mount Isa offers the perfect jumping-off point to explore the nearby national parks and Lake Moondarra reservoir, located just 17 km north of the city centre, fantastic water sports facilities with a ski jump, pontoons, facilities for water sports, and excellent stocks of barramundi and sooty grunter.

Please note

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia; and
  • A Working with Children and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance;
  • All final applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check; and
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply
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