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NDIS Local Area Coordinator

Applications must be received before: 29/04/2024 4:36 pm

Type: Full Time
Hours per weeek: 38
Location: Port Macquarie NSW

For more information about the role:

Cath McAuley, Head of Marketing, 02 xxxx xxxx

Position Overview:

This position plays a pivotal role in supporting people with disability, their families and carers and the broader community to ensure people with disability are included and valued, are able to participate in and contribute to community life, and are connected to the resources, services and supports they need to achieve their goals.

Who we are looking for:

Successful applicants for this position, will be people who:

  • are friendly, kind and positive people, with a can-do attitude.
  • not only want to meet expectations, but want to exceed them.
  • are highly organised, efficient and effective.
  • are passionate about inclusion and capacity building, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

About the Local Area Coordination Team

Blue Sky Community Services is delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination Service (LAC) in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Our team provide Local Area Coordination services across the five Local Government Areas of Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca Heads, Kempsey and Port Macquarie.

The Local Area Coordination service:

  • supports eligible people with disability to access the NDIS and to implement their NDIS plan
  • assists NDIS participants, their families and carers to identify and pursue goals that enable participants to live a good life
  • builds the capacity of participants, their families and carers to exercise choice and control, and to manage their NDIS plan and lives as independently as possible
  • builds the capacity of people with disability who are not eligible for the Scheme, their families, carers and broader circles of support to generate options and implement solutions, and to access other services and supports within the broader service system and community
  • builds community capacity for greater inclusion of people with disability, and creates and utilises beneficial linkages within the community to expand options and possibilities for people with disability.

We are an inclusive employer

We believe that the makeup of our workplace should reflect the diversity of the communities we work within. We therefore strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds and cultures, and people who have lived experience of disability, to apply to work with us.
We want you to bring your best self to this application process. If you feel you may require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact our Inclusive Communities Manager at melaniejacobs@bluesky.org.au or (02) 6651 1788 to discuss.

How to apply

To apply for the position applicants should download and complete the application form, then email the completed form, along with a copy of their current resume, to: recruitment@bluesky.org.au

Please note that applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

For any difficulties downloading or uploading documents, or if you would like to receive a hard copy of the recruitment documents, please contact us by phone on (02) 6651 1788 or by emailing recruitment@bluesky.org.au.

Completed hard copies can be delivered to any Blue Sky Office before the closing date.

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