Support Coordinator / Psychosocial Recovery Coach
Part-Time 3 days a week (flexible consecutive days) 9am to 5pm, opportunity to go Full Time
Based in Somerville, flexible working arrangements
Excellent team environment with ongoing support and supervision sessions
Orientation and ongoing training provided
A supportive work environment that is inclusive and supportive of individual differences
A laptop and mobile phone will be provided.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Support Coordinators work with NDIS participants, families, carers to provide independent support, coordinate all aspects of their NDIS plan and form links with a range of community, mainstream and funded support services. They help participants and their families implement their NDIS Plan and reach their goals. Within the Psychosocial Recovery Coach role, coaches work in partnership with participants to achieve their goals and support those participants to build a life that is not defined by their diagnosis.
THIS INCLUDES ASSISTING NDIS PARTICIPANTS TO:
Source and assess support options and connect with services
Implement, monitor, and manage their NDIS plans
Build their skills and confidence
Ensure their goals are met, report outcomes to the NDIS and re-develop goals prior to plan review
Support with recovery planning
Respond to crisis and help identify solutions
WHO YOU ARE
We are seeking a Support Coordinator/Psychosocial Coach who has:
A must have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Psychology or Cert IV in Mental Health or equivalent.
Experience in family case work or case management
Experience in and understanding of disability services
Knowledge and experience regarding NDIS (preferred)
Strong administration and computer skills
A holistic practice orientation and an understanding of the various issues that may impact on a family such as mental health, relationship, and socio-economic issues
Excellent communication, organisation, flexibility and empathy and ability to engage with families
Skills and experience in mental health support (highly regarded)
The successful applicant will have a current Victoria Driver’s license and access to a car, a current Working with Children Check for a paid employee (or willingness to obtain) and a cleared NDIS Worker Screening Check (if not already held) and complete the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
HOW TO APPLY
To Apply, please submit your CV and the names of 3 referees to [email protected]
If you would like a copy of the position description, please email [email protected].
Please note that you will only be contacted if you are invited to an interview for the position.
Applications close on Friday 6th October at 5pm.