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Support Coordinators

Flourish Australia

Flourish Australia has multiple exciting opportunities for Support Coordinators to join our Marrickville team providing support coordination services across the Marrickville and Bankstown areas!

The positions available are:

  • Closed-term full-time ending 30 June 2022
  • Monday to Friday
  • Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018)

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

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.

Selection Criteria

  1. A diploma or degree in the behavioural sciences or a health-related discipline.
  2. Demonstrated time management skills.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and how providing a recovery oriented service is of benefit to people.
  4. Understanding of the public sector and community based service systems relevant to people with a lived experience of a mental health issue and psychosocial disability.
  5. Demonstrated experience in the provision of support and coordination for people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
  6. Demonstrated strong communication, advocacy and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  7. Current Australian Driver's Licence.

For further information, please contact Laurence Gagnon, Manager. E: laurence.gagnon@flourishaustralia.org.au, using the subject line: Support Coordinators - Marrickville enquiry via EthicalJobs (please do not email applications).

The Benefits

  • Attractive hourly rates starting at SCHCADS equivalent Level 4 $74,000 p.a.
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% leave loading and 2 additional days of personal leave
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Opportunities for professional development and training such as Mental Health First Aid and ASIST

How to apply

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