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Local Area Coordinator

Feros Care
  • Fixed Term Contract until June 2022 with opportunity for extension
  • Salary range $70k - 80k + Super + Salary Packaging + Travel
  • Be a part of a social reform that's the first of its kind in Australia

At Feros Care, we’re all about helping elderly Australians and people with disabilities live bolder lives through our aged care and disability support services. To do this, we need caring, encouraging, and nurturing team members who embody our vibrant culture so we can continue to do what we do best.

We pride ourselves on living our values. These values drive our behaviour, and as a result people can feel them when they work with us, visit us, or receive care or service from us. To find out more click t.ly/lfiS

Feros Care is proud to working in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency to deliver Local Coordination services in Northern Adelaide, Mackay, Townsville and ACT. We are always on the lookout for superstars and game-changers who align with our mission to bring about real change in our local communities for people with disability. If you’re looking for a meaningful career where no two days are the same, we want to hear from you!

What’s The Role About?

As a Local Area Coordinator (LAC) at Feros Care, you will be the heartbeat of the NDIA in your local community. Our LACs play an essential role working with people with disability and their families to access and navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Our work is varied and diverse, will see you connecting with people from all walks of life and is never short on the ‘high five’ opportunities.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assist Participants to develop a goal-based, individualised Plan
  • Guide and assist Participants to explore options and build capacity to undertake self-management
  • Provide information and linkages to both mainstream and community supports
  • Build and maintain positive partnerships with external stakeholders in the wider community to facilitate effective access and appropriate referral to a diverse range of service providers

What You’ll Need to Have:

  • A genuine desire and modern approach to empowering Australians with disability
  • A relevant qualification in disability, allied health or community services is highly regarded
  • Solid understanding of Windows applications, mobile technology, and remote working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • A person-centred approach to outcomes, confidentiality, and professional integrity
  • As this role has an emphasis on community participation, an unrestricted driver’s license is required
  • An unwavering commitment to upholding the Feros Care values and core pillars of the NDIS

What We Can Do for You:

  • Join a team that strives to grow bold and innovative in our approach – we are constantly evolving and growing
  • Stretch your dollars with Salary and Entertainment Packaging options for full time positions
  • Stay at the top of your game with access to Fitness Forever options and discounts on Private Health Insurance
  • Access to Nutrition, Financial Coaching, and Legal and Wellbeing Counselling via our Employee Assistance Program
  • All the tools of the trade, including mobile tech and a daily travel allowance
  • We invest in our tribe; our new recruits are equipped with real-world knowledge to excel in their roles with an in-depth new starter program over four weeks delivered either virtually or in sunny Coolangatta, all expenses paid
  • Comprehensive peer-to-peer mentorship until your training wheels are ready to come off

Diversity and Inclusion:

Feros Care is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

Feros Care acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work.

If you have a disability and would like some support through the Recruitment process, please do not hesitate in contacting Feros Care’s Recruitment Team to ensure all your individual needs and communication requirements are met on either phone 07 5669 0559 (option 3) or email talent@feroscare.com.au, using the subject line: Local Area Coordinator - ACT enquiry via EthicalJobs.

If this all sounds like you, we can’t wait to hear from you! A full copy of the Position Description including Selection Criteria can be found on our website; please be sure to really show us who you are and what you can do by addressing the Selection Criteria in your cover letter.

To apply online, please click Apply Now start your application process.

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