Specialist Support Coordinator

Ivanhoe East FullTime
  • Be part of a connected and supportive team.
  • Be part of a team that has brings a breadth of significant experience.
  • Be provided with all the necessary tools to complete your rewarding role.

With significant experience in the disability sector within government and community organisations, Rubix Support is passionate about supporting people with cognitive impairments lead the life they want to live and to achieve their goals and aspirations. Rubix Support provide support to people aged between two years to sixty five years old. We are a registered provider under the NDIS and provide services across three main areas - positive behaviour support, support coordination and lifestyle support. We are focused on evidenced based best practice and are passionate about achieving positive outcomes for the people we support.

AS A SPECIALIST SUPPORT COORDINATOR YOU WILL:

  • Provide support to people at risk, including young people in out of home care and people involved in the criminal justice system
  • Assist people to find specialised services and support in keeping with their NDIS plan goals and funding
  • Use your knowledge and skills to ensure that the person's goals are being achieved through advocacy and support
  • Research, coordinate and manage a range of supports to suit the participant's needs across multiple providers
  • Actively support participants to connect with their communities and encourage participation in both mainstream and community options
  • Work closely with the person's family and support network
  • Maintain documented evidence to demonstrate that Rubix Support and NDIS procedures are followed
  • Communicate professionally and be responsive when working with external providers within complex care teams
  • Be effective in advocating for positive outcomes and ensuring service providers are meeting timelines
  • Be able to work independently in remote settings but maintain effective communication with management
  • Have strong administrative and record-keeping skills, ensuring adherence to privacy and confidentially legislation
  • Ensure completion of NDIS participant service agreements and other related documentation

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • A tertiary qualification in one of the following; social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, developmental educators or similar fields
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people with disability across home and community settings
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families, community agencies and other professionals
  • A focus on supporting someone to increase their quality of life through self-determination and person-centred thinking
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and prioritise tasks in an efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Have a valid driver’s licence
  • Willing and able to use own vehicle for work purposes
  • A current Working with Children’s Check
  • A cleared National Police Check (under 6 months old)

Requirements

A tertiary qualification in one of the following; social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, developmental educators or similar fields and; demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people with disability across home and community settings is essential to this Specialist Support Coordination role.

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Job Details

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Location : Ivanhoe East
Work Type : FullTime
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Post Date : 2022-04-22
Close Date : 2022-05-31
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