NDIS Support Coordinator

Employment Details
Date Added: 1-Apr-2022
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2022 11:30 PM

About the Opportunity

Location: 17 Hamilton Road, South Hedland WA
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Category: Contract


Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (WMHSAC) is seeking a NDIS Support Coordinator to join the team on a part time contract.


The Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation’s objective is to provide holistic, primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of South and Port Hedland and surrounding areas.


The role of the NDIS Support Coordinator is to support participants to navigate the NDIS system, understand NDIS plans, connect into the broader system of services and to build their capacity to direct their supports independently over time.


About You

To be considered for this position, you must have:


  • Be approachable, positive, and respectful and has a contemporary attitude to people with disability;

  • Demonstrate experience communicating in a culturally and appropriate way with community members;

  • Demonstrated experience building client relationships and trust;

  • Understanding of confidentiality;

  • 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;

  • Demonstrated experience in the facilitation of professional introduction, establishing relationships between participants, their families and ‘other’, as relevant stakeholders, service providers and pathway supports whether ‘formal-informal’;

  • Comply with legislation and manage potential conflicts of interest and seek assistance to do so, if required;

  • Sound working knowledge and overview about the communities working in;

  • Ability to manage service delivery performance;

  • Successfully passed NDIS screening and hold an NDIS screening ID.

A full position description can be downloaded here.


Applicants are encouraged to write a cover letter outlining how their knowledge and experience will contribute to addressing the role requirements for this position. 


Please note: In addition to the above skills and experience, the successful candidate will require a WA Driver’s Licence, and be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within 6 months) and WA Working With Children Check prior to appointment.


In accordance with WMHSAC’s COVID-19 Safety Policy, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including any booster shots if required) against COVID-19. Applicants will be required to demonstrate proof of vaccination prior to appointment. This includes either an immunisation history statement or a COVID-19 digital certificate.


Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement, such as an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant working visa.


To apply, please click here.


About the Benefits

While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package with a number of fantastic benefits including:


  • District allowance $6,422;

  • Air conditioning allowance $1300;

  • Airfare allowance $1230;

  • 5 weeks annual leave;

  • 10 days paid study leave and training/professional development opportunities;

  • Discounted gym membership;

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program;

  • Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay.


Please note there is no closing date for this position. Applications will be assessed on submission and interviews scheduled accordingly. We encourage interested candidates to express their interest without delay!


For further information about this position please call the Human Resources team on 08 9172 0459.


WMHSAC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages and welcomes diversity, recognising it as a key competitive advantage. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.


As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA), WMHSAC actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


About the Organisation

Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (WMHSAC) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service designed to ensure our clients' journey through the health system meets their medical, health, social and cultural needs with a vision that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Pilbara have the opportunity to live a healthy life, with access to culturally appropriate, holistic primary and allied healthcare; social and emotional wellbeing services and education.

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