Support Coordinator

Job Category: Support Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Melbourne

Job brief

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Support Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in facilitating the delivery of support services to individuals with disabilities, ensuring their needs are met, and assisting them in achieving their goals outlined in their NDIS plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of clients’ needs, goals, and preferences.
  • Collaborate with clients, their families, and relevant stakeholders to develop individualized NDIS plans.
  • Liaise with service providers to coordinate the delivery of support services outlined in the NDIS plans.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of support services and make necessary adjustments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of client interactions, service agreements, and progress notes.
  • Generate regular reports for clients and relevant stakeholders to demonstrate outcomes and achievements.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with local service providers, community organizations, and government agencies.
  • Stay informed about relevant community resources and services that may benefit clients.

Requirements.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Disability Studies, or a related field.
    • Knowledge of the NDIS framework and relevant legislation.
    • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the disability sector.
    • Demonstrated experience in client assessment, planning, and coordination of support services.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
    • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Empathy and understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities.
    • Cultural competence and the ability to work with diverse populations
    • First Aid and CPR certifications
    • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
    • A satisfactory National Police Check.

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