Have you always wanted to work with an organisation that challenges existing ideas and practices that limit the lives of people who have a disability? Do you have a passion for seeing people with intellectual disabilities grow and take their place as equal members of their community and have their fundamental human rights respected? If so, then Inclusion Melbourne would like to hear from you.
We are seeking creative, well-organised people with natural leadership and strong teamwork skills to fill an ongoing part time (0.6) position with the opportunity to increase to full time hours. You will need to be highly adaptable, creative, easy going and an excellent communicator. You will apply your enthusiasm, positivity and empathy as you work with people and their families to imagine and build better lives for people with intellectual disabilities.
At Inclusion Melbourne we have a vision for people with intellectual disabilities sharing the benefits of living in the broader community. We want to give people the ability to feel comfortable in the community, recognise their contribution and to help the community welcome and build long-term relationships with them. If you share this vision, we want to hear from you.
As a NDIS Support Coordinator, you will focus on supporting people with disabilities predominately in the West and North areas of Melbourne including but not limited to the LGA’s of Brimbank, Hume Moonee Valley and Maroondah, with the possibility of supporting people in other areas as well. You will support the interface between people with a disability and the broader community. You will have the responsibility to ensure the implementation of participant’s plans and the achievement of their goals.
To achieve these outcomes, you will: –
- Locate, coordinate, manage and or facilitate a range of supports and support providers to meet identified needs
- Connect participants with mainstream and specialists supports
- Coordinate participants’ plans to enable greater independence as well as increased social and economic participation
You will need to have a strong understanding of the NDIS and the role of a NDIS Support Coordinator. You will be based at the Inclusion Melbourne head office in Armadale, however in servicing the position you will be required to work across areas within metropolitan Melbourne.