NDIS Evidence and Access Coordinator

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‘Team, balance, community, benefits, environment, autonomy, connecting…’

These are some of the top reasons our staff rate OVAHS as an Employer of Choice in the Kimberley region.

We do what we love, and we love what we do. Our vision is to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people in our region, and that’s why the delivery of quality and culturally secure primary and allied health services is our passion. We work adaptively and with transparency to determine, prioritize, and meet the health and well-being needs of Aboriginal people in our region.

OVAHS is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering clinical, allied health and mental health throughout Kununurra and surrounding communities. We are looking for a likeminded individual to join our team of professionals, based at our office in Kununurra.


About the role

In this role, you will facilitate the NDIS Scheme by assisting people with disabilities to test their eligibility to the Scheme, navigate the Scheme access process and assist with coordination of the Scheme’s plan development process.

You will be a key point of contact for potential participants and families as well as the Agency working in and alongside (as relevant), community connector and NDIA staff.

In the role you will work as part of the OVAHS team in providing a quality and patient focused health care and ensure the focus of care is on the needs of Aboriginal patients within the context of their cultural identity, family, and social circumstances.


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are strongly encouraged to apply.



  1. Be approachable, positive, and respectful and has a contemporary attitude to people with disability.
  2. Can demonstrate necessary skill sets to communicate in a culturally and appropriate way with community members.
  3. Respect confidentiality and build trust.
  4. Experience with health or social service delivery.
  5. Informed 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.
  6. Has the ability to facilitate professional introduction and establish relationships between participants, their families and ‘other’, as relevant stakeholders, service providers and pathway supports whether ‘formal-informal’, ‘funded or not funded’.
  7. Comply with legislation and manage potential conflicts of interest and seek assistance to do so, if required.
  8. Sound working knowledge and overview about the communities working in.
  9. Have in place a ‘work plan’, agreed between the Agency and Supplier and implemented for the duration of contract and funding in place to be reviewed and evaluated under reporting requirement conditions.
  10. Ability to manage service delivery performance.
  11. Provide strategic advice, problem solving and issues management for internal and external stakeholders in relation to complex and potentially controversial matters.
  12. Provide strategic direction to work area, including developing strategies and priorities and monitor workflow and performance.
  13. Able to produce a current National Police Clearance (within the last 30 days)
  14. Able to produce a Working with Children’s Check
  15. Able to produce a current driver’s license
  16. Able to produce a current NDIS Worker Screening Check


What you can expect from working at OVAHS:

As well as working in a positive team culture and supportive environment, OVAHS offers multiple benefits to employees, including and not limited to:

  1. Salary (Depending on skills and experience)
  2. Rental allowance – $6240 per annum
  3. Aircon Subsidy included into the annual salary
  4. 12-month Annual Airfare $1800 on continued service
  5. 5 weeks accrued Annual leave
  6. An additional 10 days paid Christmas leave
  7. Salary Sacrifice up to $30,000
  8. Superannuation
  9. Training and development


More information

Contact Sankini De Silva (SEWB and Disability Services Manager)  on 08 9166 2262 or via email sankini.desilva@ovahs.org.au

To apply

Applicants should address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website) and include their resume along with the names of a least two referees. Email your application to katie.tyson@ovahs.org.au


Applications Close: 30th January 2023

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date.


OVAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category: NDIS
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kununurra

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