Support Coordinator (Woolloongabba)

Here at Open Minds, our purpose is to enable an independent and positive future for all people living with mental illness and acquired brain injury related disability. We offer a range of tailored support services with the client at the centre of everything we do. Our services include Supported Independent Living, Community Access, Support Coordination, Complex Care, Psychology, Counselling and more. We currently have a position available for an experienced Support Coordinator, based at our Woolloongabba office on a permanent full time basis.The Support Coordinator typically works with participants (many with complex needs) to provide capacity building support to implement all supports in a participant’s plan, including informal, mainstream, community and funded supports.The position will focus on:Identifying relevant support options for the participant;Negotiating services to be provided including price, developing service agreements and creating service bookings with preferred providers;Arranging any assessments required to determine the nature of funding required;Work with the participant to strengthen and enhance their capacity to coordinator supports, self-direct and manage supports and participant in the community.Does this sound like you?High interest in working with participants to help them exercise choice and control over their NDIS plan;Able to work creatively and resourcefully with participants to help them get the best from their NDIS plan;Highly developed communicator, problem solver with great negotiation skills;Excellent time management skills;Relevant tertiary qualifications or relevant disability services experience working with participants with complex needs;Experience supporting people with Psychosocially disabilities highly desirable.If this sounds like the type of challenge and organisation you are looking for, then please apply and we will be in touch. This position is graded at Award Level 4, and will include a vehicle allowance.  75000 AUD Woolloongabba 4102