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Disability Support Co-ordinator


Aged & Disability Care
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Locum role with potential for permanancy
  • Complex Care specialist
  • Based in Ballarat

About the organisation

Work with a national health care, financial services and retirement living organisation with $1 billion in revenues, and providing services to more than 620,000 Australians. It is a mutual organisation with over 320,000 members and employs over 5,500 staff.

The organisation offers more than quality, affordable products and services. Their ambition is enable millions to enjoy wellbeing.

Duties

We are seeking a Support Co-ordinator to commence ASAP in a locum role that has potential for permanency. This role will be full time, based out of Ballarat, working with clients in the Ballarat / Central Highlands / Grampians region.

Support co-ordinators support clients with a disability by providing holistic and comprehensive services to increase their opportunities of enhanced quality of life and community inclusion. This includes assessments, implementing and reviewing plans and goal setting, monitoring progress, advocacy and referrals.

You will need:

To apply, you will need to have appropiate tertiary qulaifications in Disability and at least 3 years experience working in Support co-ordination/case management roles and be able to demonstrate a contemporary understanding of disability and knowledge of complex conditions that impact on disability and the ability to remain up to date with related developments and a sound understanding of NDIS.

Highly desirable is a strong background of working with highly complex clients, demonstrated management of clients with secondary mental health issues, alcohol and substance abuse issues, homelessness, attendance at VCAT hearings and dealing with child protection.

You will need to have a current Police check, and be willing to undergo a DWES check and have a current WWC check.

Culture and benefits

Employees of this organisation describe the culture as positive, people oriented, friendly and achievement focused. The employee engagement is over 80% which means people feel connected to the direction of the organisation, and are in roles that are challenging and believe that the leadership is of high quality.

The office is based in central Ballarat, close to shopping, public transport and parking. We offer excellent locum rates and weekly pay and the potential offer of permanent employment.

How to apply

For further information, or to obtain a position description, please call Renae or Georgina on 9828 6565 or email your resume by clicking APPLY NOW

135,106 Posted On:17/10/2018