Local Area Coordinator – Armidale, Maitland and Inverell

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Location:
Northern NSW - Tamworth and North West NSW
Closing:
July 28, 2024

What you’ll be doing in this role

As a Local Area Coordinator, you would be using your people skills, ability to multitask and move with changes rapidly to assist participants to be linked to and navigate the NDIS. You will guide participants in their options to make informed choices while gathering information for the development of their NDIS plans to help further build capacity. LACs also support NDIS participants in exploring ways to achieve their goals and help them understand how the funding in their plan works.

  • This is a Full-Time/Part-Time Permanent vacancy (38 hours per week)
  • Work-from-home flexibility of 1 to 2 days per week
  • Starting from SCHADS 4.1 plus Salary packaging up to $18,550 (pro rata) plus Super

 

Your work will include:

  • Supporting people with disabilities, their families and carers by providing linkage and referrals to community and Mainstream Services and/or services funded by the NDIA’s Grant programs
  • With hands on NDIS and Uniting training you will develop a thorough understanding of how to best support NDIS participants through the various stages of their pathway   
  • Undertake other duties as requested by the Service Area Leadership Team consistent with the general nature and responsibilities of the position

Who we’re looking for

  • Someone with great people skills, excellent written communication and time management skills.
  • Someone who has lived experience and/or experience caring for someone with a disability
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic, and resourceful and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

 We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you. 

  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $15,900 per year (pro-rata) (visit https://accesspay.com.au/ for more information).
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • RDOs (Rostered Day Off)
  • Staff discounts and cash backs programs with major retailers
  • Hands on training, career development and mentoring with a leading provider

 

About Uniting Local Area Coordination

The NDIS Partners in the Community Program for Local Area Coordination (LAC) Services works in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to assist people with disability, their families and carers to build capacity in a participant’s life and exercise choice and control.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Working with Children Check
  • NDIS Working Check
  • Other pre-employment screenings

Uniting is a Child Safe Organisation committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of children and young people. We also celebrate the diversity of ability, age, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, intersex variation or gender identity and always welcome everyone exactly as they are.

 

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Further information on the role can be found in the: Local Area Coordinator Position Description.pdf

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact Talent Acquisition Specialist, Sarah via stabu@uniting.org

 

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July 28, 2024
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