Position Details
Reference Number 14307
Position Title Disability Support Coordinator Port Augusta or Whyalla
Employment Type Full Time
Entity Uniting Country SA
Location Port Augusta Region
Award Classification
Travel Requirements Between UCSA sites, occasional intra & interstate travel
Position Summary

Disability Support Coordinator

Disability Services

Port Augusta or Whyalla – negotiable

Full-time

Applications close 31st May 2020

Enquiries to Kali Smith Ph: 0427 320 299

This program supports participants who are part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to achieve the goals identified in their NDIS plans.

Using a person-centred approach, the Disability Support Coordinator works with NDIS participants, their families and other community supports to assist with the implementation of NDIS plans.  Support Coordinators will increase a participant’s capacity to maintain supports, resolve service delivery issues and to participate independently in the National Disability Insurance Agency process.  

You will:

  • Identify support agencies in negotiation with participants ensuring they are given all the options that are available to them.
  • Ensure all supports purchased by participants through NDIS support coordination and community access are provided professionally and within budget.
  • Develop Service agreements in line with the participant’s plan.
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse range of people with multiple and complex needs.

It is essential for you to: 

  • Have a current Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Have relevant experience, in a paid or voluntary capacity.

A Certificate IV or above in a Human Services related discipline e.g. Community Services, Case Management, Disability, Mental Health, Youth Work, etc. would be highly regarded.

You may also need to be available for some out of hours work and travel between UCSA sites or interstate as required.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits (up to $15900 per annum), 9.5% superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and access to a fleet vehicle.
  • Induction and training.
  • Flexible, family friendly environment.

To Apply:

Our process requires you to provide a Resume, Cover Letter and a statement addressing the Duties and Responsibilities contained within the Position Description.  You will need to put this information in three (3) separate documents and upload each document.

Refer to the Uniting Country SA Guide to Applying for more information.

Uniting Country SA values people who respect the diversity of our clients.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a child safe environment and a workplace free from discrimination.  People who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to the screening and assessment requirements of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 and any other legislation that interacts with it.

Further information about Uniting Country SA can be obtained from www.ucsa.org.au

Please contact Donna Slade, Coordinator People and Culture Team on 0419 222 915 for enquiries regarding the application process.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Australian Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have relevant experience in a paid or voluntary capacity?
Desirable: Do you have a Certificate IV (or above) in a Human Services related discipline?
Contact Person Kali Smith
Contact Number 0427320299
Alternate Contact Person Donna Slade
Alternate Contact Number 0419222915
Closing Date 31/05/2020
Job and Person Specification Disability Support Coordinator.pdf
Additional Attachment UCSA Guide to Applying.pdf
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