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If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference, work collaboratively with committed and passionate people and have real opportunities for professional development, then we encourage you to join our team.


Practice Coordinator: Health & NDIS Interface

About the role

We are looking for someone who is interested in expanding their skills in project work and leadership and contribute to; influencing best practice discharge with respect to health & the NDIS; engaging and networking with health services across Victoria.

Essential Criteria includes:

  • Experience working directly with people with disability who have complex and high support needs, particularly those who are in hospital, and/or at risk of entry to RAC
  • A working knowledge of the NDIS, its framework, structure and practice
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage with allied health and clinical care staff, particularly those involved in hospital discharge practice with the NDIS

Responsibilities & Duties include:

  • Deliver training, mentoring and consultancy advice to the discharge planning workforce across Victoria
  • Conduct training evaluation and contribute to project documentation and reporting deliverables
  • Assist and support the roll-out of the Collaborative Discharge Approach within an additional LHN in Victoria

Qualifications

An undergraduate allied health degree such as speech pathology, neuropsychology, occupational therapy, psychology, social work or equivalent; or equivalent experience.

How to apply

All applications should include a resume and cover letter that addresses the Skills & Experience in the Position Description. Click here to view the full Position Description.

Applications should be addressed to Jessica Simms, Accounts & HR Assistant, via Jessica.simms@summerfoundation.org.au.

Please submit your application no later than 2 September 2019.

We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Applications will be considered when received.


Project Manager, NSW (Sydney) – Housing Matching Team

About the role

The Project Manager Housing Matching NSW will manage a small team of Project Coordinators to conduct tenancy matching work on behalf of SDA providers, supporting both the housing applicants, SDA providers and the process of tenancy matching.  The Project Manager Housing Matching NSW will oversee TMS Projects, providing operational leadership, coaching and mentoring to staff and contractors.

Skills & Experience include:

  • Experience working with people with disability with high physical support needs and communication support needs
  • Experience in managing and supervising a small geographically spread team
  • Strong understanding of NDIS and SDA funding and criteria

Responsibilities & Duties include:

  • Provide information and advice about tenancy matching activities to contribute to the development of new TMS proposals
  • Provide training, coaching and supervision to Project Coordinators, staff and contractors
  • Participate in TMS set up and establishment meetings with SDA providers alongside Housing Matching leadership team

Qualifications

Degree in a health or social discipline or equivalent work experience in the disability sector.

How to apply

View the Position Description and how to apply here

If you are interested in this role please contact Joanne.mear@summerfoundation.org.au

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