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NDIS Mental Health Officer - Broken Hill

Flourish Australia

Flourish Australia has an exciting opportunity for a NDIS Mental Health Officer to work within the Far West Local Health District!

The position available is:

  • Based in Broken Hill, with travel across the district, noting the role will be district wide
  • Closed-term full-time (1 year)
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • $86K + Super + Access to Salary Packaging

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

About the Opportunities

The NDIS Mental Health Officers will:

  • Work with local health district (LHD) mental health services to identify people who are or are likely to be eligible for the NDIS, and assist them to obtain the appropriate support through the NDIS
  • Work across all aspects of the NDIS journey, including access, planning, plan implementation and plan utilisation
  • Focus on building the capacity of LHD mental health service staff around the NDIS.
  • Work with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), Local Area Coordinators, NDIS Support Coordinators, NDIS Psychosocial Recovery Coaches and other NDIS providers as required to ensure people are connected to the NDIS and the supports they will benefit from.

There will be 18 NDIS Mental Health Officers (NMHOs), one for every local health district (LHD) and specialty health network (SHN) across NSW. While the NMHOs will be employed by Flourish Australia, they will be located onsite within mental health services in LHDs and SHNs.

While the role will vary across NSW, with each LHD/SHN having a specific focus, the overall aim of the NMHOs is to improve the access to and experience of the NDIS for people with psychosocial disability.

For more information on the NDIS Mental Health Officer role, please read the Position Description and Role Requirements documents within the advertisements.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  1. Qualifications in human services or relevant field and/or relevant work experience in psychosocial disability.
  2. Demonstrated experience of working with people with psychosocial disability and supporting them to access and utilise the NDIS.
  3. Current unrestricted Australian driver's licence (P2 licence acceptable).

The Benefits

  • Classified at Level 5 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018) - Equivalent to Level 5 Pay Point 2 (SCHCADS Award 2010)
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including a mobile phone, fleet vehicles and other resources for work purposes
  • Career development opportunities

How to Apply

Please click on the button below to visit the Careers Page on our website and apply for the role in your preferred location.

For further information, please contact Andre Maddocks. E: Andre.maddocks@flourishaustralia.org.au, using the subject line: NDIS Mental Health Officer - Broken Hill enquiry via EthicalJobs, (please do not email applications).

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