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The Support People is a leading registered NDIS provider in regional Victoria, creating an inclusive world where people with disability live the life of their choosing with our support. Many of the people we support have psychosocial disabilities and mental illnesses.




Disability Support Worker Bendigo & Ballarat

The Disability Support Worker is a key support role for the delivery of supports to our NDIS Participants, you will:

• Provide person centred support to NDIS participants to empower them to live the life they choose and achieve their goals. • The specifics of the role depend upon allocated NDIS participants but may involve: o Assisting participants access the community, e.g., shopping, catching up with friends, going to church. • Supporting participants within our group programs, e.g., bus trips to various locations, recreational activities. • Skill development, e.g., learning to cook, literacy & numeracy, catching public transport. • Personal care activities, e.g., dressing, and personal hygiene. • Medication assistance (if qualified). • Safely transporting participants to meet their daily commitments and activities. • Supporting participants to live independently in the community.


What you will need:

• Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support, Community Welfare (or willingness to obtain) OR • For clients requiring literacy and numeracy skill development – a minimum of Certificate III in Education Support, teaching degree or currently studying such qualification. • The ability to work flexibly around a 24/7 roster. Shifts are available during the day, evening, sleep overs, active night, and weekends. • The confidence to maintain NDIS participant privacy and confidentiality. • Excellent active listening skills and ability to communicate with politeness, empathy, and tact. • To be committed, reliable and punctual. • Ability to establish and maintain positive and professional relationships with participants. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Share our values and have a passion to have a positive impact on those living with disabilities and their families. • Capability of using mobile phone applications.

(Please note there are screening and external authorisation requirements)

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Support Coordination Team Leader (NEW)

The Support Coordinator will support NDIS participants, their family and carers in identifying and connecting with appropriate providers of supports with a view to overcoming barriers, developing skills and achieving the objectives of their NDIS Plan.

You will:

• Build and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders, particularly Local Area coordinator. • Support NDIS participants to implement their NDIS plan, including assistance to identify and select providers ensuring to maintain clients choice and control. • Work creatively to find positive outcomes. • Deal with crisis situations. • Optimise participant plans to ensure participants get the most out of their funded supports and plan expenditure remains within budget. • Strengthen and enhance participant abilities to self-direct their own supports. • Assist NDIS participants in planning ahead to prepare for their NDIS plan review. • Ensure clear, accurate, and timely record keeping. • Provide orientation and training to new Support Coordinators and ensure staff onboarding and HR functions are completed. • Supervise and lead Support Coordinators, to ensure the staff’s optimum development and success in the role. • Assist with annual performance appraisals.


What you will need:

• A relevant qualification in community services, welfare support, disability support or social work. • Demonstrated leadership and management experience, ideally with oversight of a small team. • Previous experience working with children, young people and their families in a case management or service coordination role. • Knowledge of community resources and disability rights issues. • Strong working knowledge of the NDIS and NDIS Support Coordination. • An understanding of Child Safe Standards. • A professional and ethically minded approach; and commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities, and personal goals of people with disabilities. • A drive to contribute to the success of The Support People and go the extra mile for our participants. • A continuous learning mindset – committed to personal and professional development, continuously seeking opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge. • The ability to motivate, inspire, and empower team members to achieve common goals. • Clear communication skills to convey goals, expectations, and feedback and foster open dialogue and collaboration among team members. • Possess sound judgment and decisiveness to make timely and informed decisions, especially in high-pressure situations. • Strong organisational skills to prioritise tasks, manage and maintain monthly expected KPI’s and resources effectively, and ensure that team objectives are met within deadlines • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances, with the ability to adapt strategies and approaches as needed. • Demonstrates emotional intelligence in effectively managing a range of situations. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. • Confidence working independently and in a team.


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