NDIS Support Coordinator

Closing on: Mar 8, 2024

Job Highlights

  • Great opportunity for a full-time Aboriginal Health Worker/Practitioner!
  • Annual base salary of $86,619.94 – $90,267.63 plus Super!
  • Accommodation allowance of $6,240, annual airfare allowance, additional paid annual leave and more!

 

 

 

About OVAHS

The Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service has been providing critical health and support services to local Aboriginal people since 1984. Our ambition is to deliver socially, culturally, and financially accessible health care that supports communities in the North-East Kimberley to be strong, healthy and safe. The organisation operates on the foundational pillars of Aboriginal leadership, self-determination and cultural diversity that underpin and shape the way the organisation conducts its business.

The Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service has been providing critical health and support services to local Aboriginal people since 1984. Our ambition is to deliver socially, culturally, and financially accessible health care that supports communities in the North-East Kimberley to be strong, healthy and safe. The organisation operates on the foundational pillars of Aboriginal leadership, self-determination and cultural diversity that underpin and shape the way the organisation conducts its business.

 

About the role

Working as part of the wider OVAHS team in Kununurra and surrounding communities,

the NDIS Support Coordinator plays an integral role for NDIS participants in interpreting their NDIS plan, assisting them to establish the supports in their plan and develop their capacity over time to coordinate and manage their suitable Disability Support Providers.

The role requires knowledge and understanding of the disability sector and service standards, human rights and the principles of person-centered plan and the participant’s individual choice and control regarding supports. Creating and maintain strong professional networks within Disability Service provides is essential to assist participants with access to appropriate support that meet their needs. The primary 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.

 

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. Above Award wages: ACCHS Award 2020 ($86,619.94 – 90,267.63)
  2. Rental allowance
  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 greatly increasing take-home pay
  8. Superannuation

 

More information and JDF

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Contact Sankini De Silva (SEWB and Disability Services Manager)  on 08 9166 2278 or via email sankini.desilva@ovahs.org.au

 

To apply, please submit the below documents below

  1. A Cover Letter addressing each of the selection criteria (located within the attached job description)
  2. A current CV/Resume along with the names of a least two referees

 

OVAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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