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Ndis Local Area Coordinator- Western Adelaide

Baptcare - Adelaide, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Local Area Coordinator - NDIS
Mile End, Western Adelaide
Full time Fixed term until 31st March 2022


  • Be part of a community based, mobile workforce
  • Not for profit salary packaging available
  • Flexible working arrangements

About Baptcare:

Baptcare is a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination (LAC) Partner delivering NDIS LAC services in South Australia. We are a leading not for profit organisation that proactively responds to human need through advocacy, a diverse range of programs and community engagement. As an organisation, we aim to provide services with an ethical approach, focusing upon client well-being and respect for people from all walks of life. Our employees enjoy flexible working arrangements, whilst working in a collaborative and supportive team. We also provide a full induction program with ongoing training to support your development.

About the Role:

As the Local Area Coordinator (LAC), you will:

  • partner with the person with disability, their families and other supports to implement actions as identified in their NDIS plan
  • work with participants and their families to build capacity to exercise choice and control and support them to achieve their goals by building new community networks and helping them access support and services in their community
  • work with local organisations, service providers and communities to build awareness and improve opportunities for people with disability to access and actively participate in community activities.
Key Selection Criteria:

  • Organisation and planning - demonstrated comprehensive assessment and planning skills.
  • Service delivery - outstanding ability to support people with a disability to set and reach their goals.
  • Problem solving - able to work within complex environments and be outcome focused.
  • Continuous development - ability to accept constructive feedback from supervisors and stakeholders and apply continuous learning to keep abreast of developments in the industry.
  • Collaboration - ability to work within a team environment by sharing information, supporting colleagues and respecting different skills.
  • Influencing skills - demonstrated ability to motivate others and act as a change agent through strengths based, person centred practice.
  • Adaptive behaviour - demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children and with vulnerable people.
Requirements:

  • experience and understanding of person centred plans for people with disability
  • comprehensive understanding of the Disability, Child, Youth and Family Services sector, including Child Protection, the requirements of the Disability Services Act 2011, and the Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 and other key legislative reforms
  • experience in working with children and with vulnerable people.
How to Apply:

To apply and view the role statement click 'Apply Now'
Applications close Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 5pm

Please forward queries to: Amy Kane at akane@baptcare.org.au
As part of your application, please address the key selection criteria and submit this along with your CV.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance, current working with children check and a current Influenza Vaccination.
Baptcare subscribes to a mobile and flexible work environment.
If you require support with the application process, please contact pcservices@baptcare.org.au
Baptcare is committed to building a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role and supporting diversity.

Adelaide, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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