NDIS Specialist Support Coordinator Lead (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, or Perth)

About the Role:

We are looking for a full time 12 month contract Specialist Support Coordinator with qualifications in either Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, or Mental Health Nursing.  

This role will lead the newly developed Support Coordination team within the organisation and will play a key role in the outcomes of this pilot project. 

We are seeking someone who will put people with disability first, and will respect the housing preferences of those we support. Providing evidence in support of someone’s eligibility for SDA is a niche area and we are looking first and foremost for someone who has exceptional writing skills in order to bring both the evidence and the participant’s stories to life. This role will work to accountable deadlines and will have to be efficient as well as effective. 

The role will support people with disability to understand housing options, develop quality documentation and to support participants with NDIS processes in relation to the above.

This is a great opportunity to join our team and receive expert knowledge and know-how from a team of people who are the leaders in housing for NDIS participants. 

Our workplace provides the flexibility to work from home with some office based work required.

You will need

  • Qualification in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, or Mental Health Nursing
  • Experience working with people with disability who have complex needs
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • An ability to work within a CRM Database efficiently (salesforce)
  • A Valid driver’s licence and vehicle
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

Desirable 

  • Previous experience working as a Support Coordinator or Specialist Support Coordinator
  • Knowledge of NDIS and legislation underpinning the NDIS
  • Understanding of Specialist Disability Accommodation, Individualised Living Options and Supported Independent Living (desired)
  • Confident to build relationships within the sector
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Ability to build relationships with other team members
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Adaptable to changing environments

If you’re passionate about quality housing for people with disability, can bring a person’s stories to life and want to work with the best in the sector, this job is for you.

Location:

Melbourne (Box Hill), Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, or Perth

How to apply:

  • Please click 'apply now' and upload your cover letter and CV followed by answering the key selection criteria questions.
  • To view the full Position Description click here.
  • We will be shortlisting immediately so please do not hesitate to apply ASAP if you think you may be a suitable applicant for this role. 

People living with disability are encouraged to apply. Lived Experience is valued by our organisation and looked upon favourably. 

Summer Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, we know that strength comes with diversity and encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.