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Aged Care & Disability Support Coordinator

Organisation : Parkinson's NSW

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Social & Support Work

Sector : Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 75000-85000 per Year

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Parkinson's NSW

About the role

TaylorCare Recruitment is proud to partner with Parkinsons NSW based in North Ryde, Sydney to recruit for an Aged Care – Support Coordinator . This is an exciting opportunity to work with a Not for Profit Organisations providing essential services such as counselling, support groups, InfoLine, Neurological Nurses and education while raising awareness. This role is a unique one to expand your skills across Australia.

The Role:
The Aged Care & Disability – Support Coordinator will coordinate and implement a program in a big range of settings, alongside other members of the Parkinson’s team, to build support to the sustainability of PNSW including NDIS, coordinate case management and individual planning, policy development, research and advocacy. 

As a Support Coordinator, you will do this by establishing a positive collaborative relationship with the participant, their family and/or carer in identifying and connecting with appropriate providers of support. With a strong understanding of Aged Care Services and the NDIS systems, you will ensure the implementation of participants’ plans and achievement of their goals to support each to overcome barriers. This current caseload of clients will be predominantly compost by men over 60 years old of age, affected by mental health.

The Aged Care & Disability – Support Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the Aged Care & Disability Program plan, deliver care and services in accordance with relevant funded program guidelines, Disability Act 2006, NDIS framework, Aged Care Quality Standards and CORE Policy and Procedures.

The right candidate is also preferably a Former Registered Nurse or a with a similar health professional background.

About the Organisation :
Parkinson’s NSW is a not for profit organisation striving to make life better for people living with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. Providing essential services such as counselling, support groups, InfoLine, Neurological Nurses and education while raising awareness and funds for research to improve the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s, Dementia and other neurological conditions. 

Key Selection Criteria:
To be considered for this role, you will need to have the following attributes as a minimum:

  • BA of Social Work, Social Science, Nursing or equivalent experience 
  • A sound understanding of relevant legislation, including NDIS procedural guidelines and the full range of community services that may be required by participants.
  • A commitment to work within the NDIS policy and funding framework.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health/social sciences as required to provide Support Coordination
  • Previous experience working as Support Coordinator
  • Drivers Licence and own vehicle
  • Willing to undertake NDIS Worker Screening

Why work with TaylorCare Recruitment to secure your next role?

TaylorCare Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency for psychologists, social workers, and counsellors. 

We are passionate about giving back and support charities through our business: RUOK, A21 Campaign, Freedom Hub & Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.

As we place you into a job, we in turn donate more to the charities we support.

We are a multi award winning agency and winners of the TIARA Specialist Recruitment Agency of the year 2020 & so much more 

These positions are not to be missed, send your CV to sam@taylorcare.com.au or call 0491 202 056 for a confidential discussion

Closing date for applications – 6th June 2022 COB

Please note: Shortlisted candidates for interviews will commence week of the closing date.

How to apply

#PBA2

Please quote in application: Aged Care & Disability Support Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Disabilities
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