NDIS Community Coordinator


Job Description

We are seeking a Full Time NDIS Community Coordinator to work within our Disability Services Team.

In this role you will work as part of a small team to assist NDIS participants with access to JewishCare disability programs and provide support to clients without NDIS plans in order to maximize access to relevant mainstream, community support and funding opportunities. You will work within a community context to ensure members of the Jewish community have access to a range of supports and facilitate the delivery of JewishCare disability support worker services while providing appropriate supervision and coaching for JewishCare disability support workers.

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 participants and their families to build better lives for people with disabilities and enhance their ability to achieve their goals.

Desired Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Social Science, Allied Health or Nursing, a minimum of a Diploma of Community Services;
  • Strong knowledge of the NDIS and Quality and Safeguards;
  • Proven experience in providing expert advice and consultation to NDIS participants and their families on the changing NDIS environment;
  • Experience in supporting people with a range of disabilities including intellectual/developmental disability and be passionate about enabling people with intellectual disabilities to live a fulfilling and inclusive life;
  • Recent experience in using client management systems and proven ability to assess client support needs clinically and holistically;
  • Superior verbal and written communication and the ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders;
  • Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to mediate difficult situations and crises with clients, carers and service providers;
  • Current drivers’ licence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge, sensitivity and an understanding of Jewish values, heritage and culture.

Please address the above criteria in your Cover Letter and CV.

This role is SCHADS Level 4 – salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Why apply?

JewishCare is a not-for-profit diverse and inclusive organisation that provides care services in the areas of disability, mental health, aged care, child and family, offers you fulfilling, rewarding and diverse career opportunities for growth and development where you can make a positive impact. We strive to provide best evidence-based client-directed care, while also supporting their families and the local community thanks to over 280 employees and 400 volunteers. Take advantage of our salary packaging options which can increase your fortnightly pay. We are an EEO Employer committed to the principles of cultural diversity and gender equality. We offer a family-friendly flexible workplace and ongoing Learning & Development opportunities.

About Us

JewishCare NSW has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to the vulnerable.

***Please note that all shortlisted applicants for these position will be asked to consent to NDIS Worker Check, please visit https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/ndiswc for more information.

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