NDIS Support Coordinator

Horizon Power

Description

The Organisation

Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (WMHSAC) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service designed to ensure our clients’ journey through the health system meets their medical, health, social and cultural needs.

WMHSAC originated from the efforts of Aboriginal people to establish a health service that addressed the unmet needs of Aboriginal people in the Port Hedland, South Hedland areas and surrounding communities.

WMHSAC has over 7,000 Aboriginal people registered and are actively engaged and regularly receiving primary care, wellbeing and prevention services and programs.

The Role

WMHSAC is seeking a NDIS Support Coordinator to join the team on a fixed term full time basis.

The role of the NDIS Support Coordinator is to support participants to navigate the NDIS system, understand NDIS plans, and connect into the broader system of services and to build their capacity to direct their supports independently over time.

Role Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to hold a valid Western Australian Working with Children Check Card, valid Driver’s License and a National Police Clearance as well as demonstrate knowledge and/or experience in the following:

  • Be approachable, positive, and respectful and has a contemporary attitude to people with disability;
  • Have demonstrated experience communicating in a culturally and appropriate way with community members;
  • Have demonstrated experience building client relationships and trust;
  • Have understanding of confidentiality;
  • Have understanding and knowledge of the impact of disability on daily life and how reasonable and necessary supports can impact on a person’s ability to participate in community and economic life;
  • Have demonstrated experience in the facilitation of professional introduction, establishing relationships between participants, their families and ‘other’, as relevant stakeholders, service providers and pathway supports whether ‘formal-informal’;
  • Comply with legislation and manage potential conflicts of interest and seek assistance to do so, if required;
  • Have sound working knowledge and overview about the communities working in;
  • Have the ability to manage service delivery performance;
  • Successfully passed NDIS screening and hold an NDIS screening ID.

Employee Benefits

WMHSAC employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • 10 days paid study leave and training/professional development opportunities;
  • Air conditioning allowance;
  • Airfare allowance;
  • Discounted gym membership and employee assistance program;
  • Generous salary packaging options.

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