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Supported Independent Living Coordinator

The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of SA Ltd

Due to our ongoing commitment to provide quality services for our clients, we have created a new position of Supported Independent Living (SIL) Coordinator to join our team in Adelaide in a permanent capacity. You will be performing a variety of duties pertaining to SIL funding, rosters of care and SIL submissions. The successful applicant will also be responsible for delivering comprehensive and up to date client profiles ensuring funding is reflective of individual client needs. These functions are paramount to the overall operations success of the business unit.

Who we are

PQSA and HomeCare+ are known by South Australians for their specialised disability services. We empower people with a spinal cord injury and other disabilities to choose how they live their potential. PQSA is run by a team of passionate and dedicated staff and volunteers who work together to enable everyone to fully participate in the community. We operate six offices around South Australia and employ approximately 700 staff.

About the role

This role would require the successful applicant to:

  • Oversee the funding and associated administrative requirements of HomeCare+ SIL facilities
  • Act as a consultant/expert across HomeCare+ with respect to the funding and rostering of SIL facilities
  • Liaise with operational teams to ensure agreed services are delivered to HomeCare+ clients within our SIL homes, within their NDIS approved funding
  • Monitor and discuss funding changes and how this impacts clients’ services with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Compile relevant documentation for new and existing clients to ensure individual and shared support needs met
  • Build effective and trusted relationships with our clients, workers, and all other key stakeholders.

Who you are

You will have:

  • Extensive working knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Extensive experience in the disability and finance sector, with a focus on client centred funding
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to communicate with a diverse range of people and maintain a high level of customer service
  • A passion for making a difference, value genuine long-lasting relationships and enjoy creating a cohesive and productive team environment.

You will be required to have a DHS Working with Children Check and Disability Services Employment Screening and any relevant Screenings as stipulated by DHS/NDIS with at least 6 months’ validity. You must also hold a current full South Australian drivers’ licence and be an Australian Citizen or hold a current work visa. This role may require intrastate travel and work outside of normal business hours as required.

Benefits of working with us

You will be working in a newly created, rewarding role within a supportive team. We offer you flexible working options, a competitive pay rate and fantastic Salary Packaging options through our partner Community Business Bureau.

A detailed Position Description is available on our website www.homecareplus.asn.au and enquiries in strict confidence can be made to: Annie Davis-Ross or Gavin Watson, Operations Managers, HomeCare+ on (08) 8355 3500.

HomeCare+ is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer.

PQSA/HomeCare+ empowers and enables our clients to exercise choice and control, while ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place for workers to deliver high quality support in a safe environment.

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