Support Coordinator NDIS

Wesley Home and Residential Care

  • full-time position
  • based at Carlingford with travel across Sydney

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists within Wesley Service Development Team for an enthusiastic individual who has an interest in working with NDIS participants in the delivery of coordination of supports identified in their NDIS Plan. We are seeking a creative, well-organised person with natural leadership and strong team work skills. You will be highly adaptable and an excellent communicator. You will apply your enthusiasm, positivity and empathy as you work with people and their families to imagine and build better lives for people with disabilities.

To be successful in this role, you will work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team. You are excellent at building supportive relationships with customers and the broader community and you contribute ideas to improve the community’s capacity.

This role will be to provide NDIS participants support to understand their NDIS Plan and help participants choose and connect with service providers as well as to explore and link participants with community and mainstream services and help coordinate these as required.

Essential criteria

  • qualifications and/or experience in Disability, Social Work, Education, Leisure and Recreation, or related behavioural science
  • a sound understanding of and commitment to person centred and strengths-based practice in working with adults and/or children with disabilities
  • highly developed written, verbal, interpersonal and service collaboration skills including the ability to communicate openly and effectively with people and/or children with multiple and complex needs
  • capacity to monitor service provision within budgetary requirements and contribute to the budget development process
  • high-level problem-solving skills
  • proven ability to operate independently and professionally with limited supervision with a high level of organisational and time management skills
  • proven ability to achieve outcomes for individuals
  • demonstrated experience of contemporary service provision to people with disabilities
  • willingness to undertake employment screening appropriate to the role
  • current driver’s licence
  • computer literate in Microsoft Windows environment.

Remuneration

The salary range for this position and conditions will be in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. Generous salary packaging available.

Closing date

Wednesday 1 June 2022, 5pm.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

Helen Wilkinson

Email: helen.wilkinson@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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