Support Coordinator

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 Morayfield 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;Current Drivers LicenceHave had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.Experience supporting people with Psychosocially disabilities highly desirable;Copy of Blue Card and Yellow card OR receipt if only just applied. If you do not hold a current Blue Card, or you hold a Volunteer Blue Card, you will need to apply for a Paid Blue Card online. You will need to register via the NDIS Worker Screening site - details below. Once you have registered for your online account, you will be logged in to the online applicant portal, you can then apply and send us confirmation that this has been completed.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.  68000 AUD Morayfield 4506