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Reference Number 10469
Position Title Support Coordinator - CHSP
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
State Victoria
Region Northern Metropolitan Region
Program Commonwealth Home Support Program
Location Coburg
Hours 76
Position Summary

SUPPORT COORDINATOR-CHSP – Northern Metropolitan Region (NMR)

About our organisation annecto - is an independent, not for profit association with community contacts across Australia. Our clients include people with disabilities, older people, families and carers.  We connect and build relationships with other stakeholders to help people define their own goals and realise their full potential and achieve what’s important to them.

What’s important to you?

  • Fulltime, Fixed term position available to June 2022
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Convenient office location – Coburg

About the role?

The Support Coordinator will report to the Coordinator- Client Services and is responsible for ensuring that flexible respite services are planned and implemented for eligible recipients under the CHSP guidelines. The incumbent will also play an important role in providing client support towards the transition to person directed supports, which may include supporting the care recipient including their network to explore alternative options other than traditional support models.

The incumbent will also ensure that reporting, documentation and records requirements are completed as per annecto policies/procedures and Government legislation. The Support coordinator will be required to participate and contribute to team projects and undertake other relevant duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the Purpose and Principles of annecto - the people network;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the disability and Aged care sector;
  • Understanding and commitment to person centered approaches;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with culturally diverse groups;
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with a high degree of initiative;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Previous experience in support coordination in a community setting;
  • Well-developed time management skills, and the ability to prioritise.
  • Current unrestricted Victorian Drivers licence;

What would be great to have?

  • Experience working in a similar capacity in a community based not-for-profit organisation.
  • Knowledge of client data bases e.g. Carelink
  • Training and experience in Person Centered Planning
  • An ability to speak a community language
  • Knowledge of DEX reporting

You should be eligible to work in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples are encouraged to apply.

annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, DWES Check and Disqualified Carer check, where necessary and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct

Selection Criteria Essential: Previous experience in support Coordination in a community setting.
Essential: Knowledge of the Commonwealth Home Support Programs
Essential: What is your experience in working with aged, people with a disability, their families and carers?
Essential: Understanding and commitment to person centered approaches.
Contact Person Despina Kavnoudias
Contact Number (03) 9386 5686
Closing Date 13/12/2020
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.