- Job posted on: 14th Jun 2021
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Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our purpose is to support people to flourish, believe in their futures, and become contributing members of the community. 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.
Support Coordination aims to support people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities. As a Support Coordinator, you will establish a positive collaborative relationship with the person and their support network. You will assist the person to identify, link with, and coordinate supports in their local communities, to build skills, overcome barriers and achieve goals.
In this role, you will give people more choice and control over how, when and where those supports are provided. You will be fundamental in the implementation of the person's plans and the achievement of their goals. In this position, you will also be required to ensure that people who have expressed an interest in accessing the NDIS and/or receiving support from Flourish Australia are engaged and supported to access suitable services.
To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of the NDIS and relevant supports available in the regional network. You also need to be able to effectively utilise NDIS packages while also obtaining knowledge of all Flourish Australia programs.
In addition you will possess:
All appointments with Flourish Australia's Mental Health Services are subject to an NDIS Worker Screening clearance, a National Criminal History Check, a Working With Children Check, previous employment reference checks, satisfactory Australian residency status and other background checks.
For further information, please contact Trevor Matthews, Cluster Manager. E: email@example.com, using the subject line: Support Coordinator - Hervey Bay enquiry via EthicalJobs.