Support Coordinator – Anglicare Mental Health Services

  • Company:
    Anglicare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Support Coordinator –Anglicare Mental Health Services

  • Are you passionate about working with people with complex mental health challenges?
  • We are looking for experienced professionals who are available and keen to work on a casual basis
  • Job Location Flexible in the Sydney Metropolitan area and Wollongong
  • The purpose of this role?

    The purpose of this very exciting and rewarding role is to assist NDIS participants to connect with and maintain NDIS funded services.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure best possible outcomes for participants are achieved by supporting participants with implementing their NDIS plan and identifying and connecting with appropriate services that enable participants to work towards and achieve their goals. This requires a creative approach whilst complying with policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that choice and control of participants and their safety and welfare drives all actions and decision making by working collaboratively with service providers, carers and other organisations.
  • Ensure participants are involved in implementing their NDIS plan as much as possible by facilitating and encouraging participants to increase their capacity to become more independent with managing their plans.
  • Ensure a full participant caseload is maintained by working within organisational guidelines.
  • Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or studying towards which may include Social Welfare, Mental Health, Social Work.
  • Good understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Experience in working with people with complex mental health challenges
  • Unrestricted NSW Drivers licence and Valid Working with Children’s Check
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desirable but not essential: Experience in providing support coordination under the NDIS
  • Working at Anglicare may be the best opportunity you will ever have to make a positive difference in people’s lives!

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.