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Support Coordinator

Job Description

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

St John of God Accord

St John of God Accord is a division of St John of God Health Care dedicated to providing support to people with intellectual disabilities. The overall aim is to enhance the quality of life for clients through the development and provision of support options that are aligned to the personal ambition and need of each client.

An opportunity currently exists for a motivated and experienced Social Worker to fulfill the position requirements of Support Coordinator within our multidisciplinary Specialist Services team.

This role provides varying levels of support coordination to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which is in line with the NDIS framework and SJGA internal processes for transitioning participants to our service. Additionally, working with the Specialist Services Manager and the Marketing Coordinator, there is requirement to develop and implement a marketing strategy and growth targets for support coordination under the NDIS model

Primarily based in our Greensborough office, a permanent part time position working 36 hours per fortnight and a 12 month fixed term contract, working 76 hours per fortnight are available. Flexibility will be essential for the successful incumbents as both positions consist of travel across the broader metropolitan areas as required.

Applicants with tertiary qualifications and registration with eligibility for full membership for the Australian Association of Social Workers will be highly regarded.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.

  • Detailed understanding of the disability sector

  • Capacity to work as an independent advanced disability practitioner.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the capacity to present information to individuals and groups.

  • Ability to develop and communicate key pieces of information in Easy English

  • Strong commitment to principles of enhancing independence and client empowerment.

  • Sound planning, organisational and analytical skills and ability to develop and work to time lines.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.

The benefits:

  • Salary Packaging Options

  • Friendly & Supportive Team

  • Excellent Employee Benefits & Corporate Discounts

  • Professional Development

All applicants must address the Essential Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description).

St John of God Accord (SJGA) complies with the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) and is required to check the status of a prospective disability worker with the DWES Unit to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people with a disability. For further information on this please click on the link HERE.

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Daniel Maloney, Specialist Services Manager on 03 8468 1130

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