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Local Area Coordinator

In 2022... be part of something bigger!Social Futures is looking to add to our NDIS Local Area Coordination teams across Northern NSW service regions. As a Local Area Coordinator (LAC), you will assist people with disability to access the full benefits of the National Disability Insurance Scheme as well as other community and mainstream organisations that support their individual goals. You will do this by;supporting people to gain access to the NDIS;providing information and linkages to other supports for people with disability;holding planning meetings with participants to create their NDIS plan;assisting participants, their families and carers to build their own capacity to maximise Plan use; andbuilding the community’s understanding of inclusionYour ability to balance both individual customer needs with positive community outcomes, makes this a varied and interesting position.We are looking for people who:Enjoy delivering exceptional customer service;Is a self-learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment;Enjoy a primarily office based role with a strong admin focus;Are confident in a variety of customer management systems;Can manage and prioritise multiple tasks with speed and accuracy;Contribute to a great team cultureYour experience of working with people with disability may come from personal or professional experience, or just a passion to see all people live a life they choose.What Social Futures Offers:SCHCADS Level 4 salary and generous Salary packaging optionsStaff Well-being Program and Corporate MembershipsFlexible working options including work from home days or reduced working hoursAccess to ongoing learning and development (including Study Leave)Opportunity to accrue up to 5 days bonus leave per yearCareer Opportunities for advancementStaff recognition Program and Organisation Celebration EventsSocial Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, NDIS Worker Screening clearances and COVID vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.Applications close 4.00pm Friday, 28th January 2022. To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:https://socialfutures.org.au/work-with-usOr click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.For further information, please contact Abbie Lambert on 0417 266 838.Click Here for Position Description Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast

Local Area Coordinator

  • Deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme to local communities
  • Support people living with disability to achieve their goals
  • Apply your business skills to create positive social change

In 2022... be part of something bigger!

Social Futures is looking to add to our NDIS Local Area Coordination teams across Northern NSW service regions. As a Local Area Coordinator (LAC), you will assist people with disability to access the full benefits of the National Disability Insurance Scheme as well as other community and mainstream organisations that support their individual goals. You will do this by;

  • supporting people to gain access to the NDIS;
  • providing information and linkages to other supports for people with disability;
  • holding planning meetings with participants to create their NDIS plan;
  • assisting participants, their families and carers to build their own capacity to maximise Plan use; and
  • building the community’s understanding of inclusion

Your ability to balance both individual customer needs with positive community outcomes, makes this a varied and interesting position.

We are looking for people who:

  • Enjoy delivering exceptional customer service;
  • Is a self-learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment;
  • Enjoy a primarily office based role with a strong admin focus;
  • Are confident in a variety of customer management systems;
  • Can manage and prioritise multiple tasks with speed and accuracy;
  • Contribute to a great team culture

Your experience of working with people with disability may come from personal or professional experience, or just a passion to see all people live a life they choose.

What Social Futures Offers:

  • SCHCADS Level 4 salary and generous Salary packaging options
  • Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships
  • Flexible working options including work from home days or reduced working hours
  • Access to ongoing learning and development (including Study Leave)
  • Opportunity to accrue up to 5 days bonus leave per year
  • Career Opportunities for advancement
  • Staff recognition Program and Organisation Celebration Events

Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, NDIS Worker Screening clearances and COVID vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.

Applications close 4.00pm Friday, 28th January 2022. 

To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:

https://socialfutures.org.au/work-with-us

Or click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.

DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK 
Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.

For further information, please contact Abbie Lambert on 0417 266 838.