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NDIS Support Coordinator - Collaborative Discharge


Aged & Disability Care
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Fulltime permanent position
  • Work between home and office located in the northern suburbs
  • Keep younger people with a brain injury out of nursing homes

The role

This role works with participants with an acquired brain injury leaving rehab and puts in place supports through NDIS funding to allow them to live in the community rather than entering into a residential aged care environment. Through a Collaborative Discharge approach, you will work with other services including hospital rehab wards. As a Support Coordinator specialising in this area, you will work with participants helping them to utilise funding on their NDIS plan to live their best life after a significant brain injury or stroke.

The service

This service is well established and committed to providing a high quality service for participants and their families. The management are approachable and supportive and have a strong background in the disability sector. You will be working with colleagues who are hardworking and dedicated. It's a fun environment to work in and the team like a laugh and enjoy working together. They are looking for an outgoing and friendly team member to come on board.

The successful candidate

To be considered for this role you must have an understanding of the rehab process, neurological disability and the NDIS support coordination role. We are looking for a candidate with a background in nursing or allied health who has worked in the rehab environment and who has experience in NDIS support coordination or a candidate who has had specific case management experience with people with an ABI.

We also need you to:

  • Be available to work fulltime with time split between the office in northern suburbs of Melbourne and home
  • Experienced as an NDIS Support Coordinator or have very transferrable experience
  • Solid knowledge of NDIS legislation
  • Be client focussed, well organised and a team player
  • Have a driver's licence, own vehicle and happy to use this for work and receive mileage
  • Relevant qualifications - Allied Health, Social Work, Nursing
  • Be looking for an organisation to work for long-term
  • Knowledge of local service system is highly regarded
  • You will receive a competitive salary, work in a warm and inclusive family environment and have an opportunity to further develop your professional skills and knowledge.

To apply please send your resume to georgina.becket@mcarthur.com.au

141668 Posted On:27/10/2020