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Support Coordinator

Uniting (NSW.ACT)

About the Opportunity

This is a full time (38 hours / week), 12-month contract opportunity (with likely extension).

The successful applicant will be required to work across our Campbelltown, North Parramatta and North Strathfield sites with the Flexibility to WFH and travel reimbursed.

In this role you will be responsible for assisting National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to reach their goals. The role focuses on the delivery of Support Coordination to NDIS participants. Support Coordination includes the delivery of capacity building support to participants, nominees and their families in engaging reasonable and necessary supports, including informal, mainstream, community and funded supports, in line with their NDIS Plan.

What you need to succeed:

  • Diploma or higher tertiary qualifications in disability/community services/social sciences/allied health and/or equivalent knowledge/experience.
  • Knowledge of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014, Disability Service Standards and NDIS Act 2013 and rules including provisions relating to reasonable and necessary supports, NDIS price guide;
  • Sound understanding of the complex needs of people with disability and their families/carers;
  • Sound knowledge of effective and contemporary disability support models;
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable;
  • Experience in developing and implementing person-centred approaches that support people to build their capacity for choice and control over their own lives Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;
  • Proven ability to establish active partnerships and achieve common desired outcomes with communities and other organisations;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and client database systems, and excellent report writing, time management and record keeping skills.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current drivers licence and willingness to use own or private vehicle (with comprehensive insurance) for work related travel and to transport people we support if required;
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel within area;
  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • National Criminal Record Check
  • NDIS Workers Check

Working to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice brings its own rewards, but there’s more.

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate. 

Further to this we offer: 

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community 
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider 
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata) 
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata) 

Should you have any questions, please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team on; 0466 801 937 / asullivan@uniting.org using the subject line: Support Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs for more information.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.  

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. 

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