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Belong Blue Mountains Disability Support Coordination Worker

Thank you for your interest in the position of Belong Blue Mountains Disability Support Coordination Worker. Please read the following position description before applying for the position.

About the role:

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities and gives people more choice and control over how, when and where those supports are provided. The NDIS Support Coordinator will be responsible for establishing a positive collaborative relationship with the person and their support network and assist the person to identify, link with and coordinate support to link with local communities, build skills, overcome barriers and achieve their goals.

In this position you will ensure participants are enabled to pursue their goals, objectives and aspirations. The overall aim of the Support Coordination Worker is to assist NDIS participants with the implementation of all supports in their funded plan(s), including informal, mainstream and community supports, as well as funded support and to Increase their independence and wherever possible their social and economic participation. This position assists participants to build their capacity to actively take part in the community.

About Belong Blue Mountains:

Belong Blue Mountains is a community-based Organisation providing and maintaining a diverse range of community services, programs, projects, events and activities in response to both government funding service priorities and the identified needs within our local communities of service. Belong Blue Mountains provides services and support for individuals, groups and communities primarily across the Blue Mountains & Lithgow Local Government Areas.

The Organisation operates in an openly accessible and accountable way providing service to and advocating on behalf of vulnerable community members. Belong Blue Mountains promotes the development of social inclusion and individual capacity building initiatives and support networks in order to enhance individual opportunities, local participation and control and to strengthen overall community resilience.

Belong Blue Mountains has come from, and is grounded in a community development and person-centred framework, and holds true to the social justice principles of access, participation and equity. We work to create a community where the people are heard, supported, respected, valued, connected and visible.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Essential Requirements:

 

How to apply:

Please note a lived experience of Disability is seen as a preferred requirement for this position.

To apply for this role you will need to attach a cover letter (max 2 pages) and your resume (max 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address the essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in terms of your skills and experience in the Key Responsibilities of the position as outlined above, so please develop your responses with this in mind.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment will be subject to National Criminal Records Check and NSW Working with Children Check to determine your suitability for employment:

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