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NDIS ConsultantJob Ref No : NDIS0706

As the dementia experts, Alzheimer’s WA works with clients and their families and other organisations to have the greatest impact on the lived experience of those with dementia.

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Address: 55 Walters Drive , Osborne Park, Western Australia View member info
Job Type: Full Time
Join Alzheimer's WA as the NDIS Consultant and help us support people on the dementia journey in WA
Would you like to enrich the lives of those living with dementia?

At Alzheimer’s WA our shared purpose is to improve the lived experience of those on the dementia journey.

Through advocacy, leadership, innovation, education, partnerships and holistic person- centred care and support, we endeavour to support the pursuit of risk-reduction, treatment and cure for dementia. 

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and compassionate NDIS Coordinator to join our organisation in bringing joy and meaning to the lives of our clients and adding value to their quality of life.

The NDIS Coordinator role is primarily responsible for coordinating NDIS services. The Coordinator will be a first contact for people living with Younger Onset Dementia and seeking support from Alzheimer’s WA through an NDIS Plan. This role includes the provision of information, advice and support services to people and families living with Younger Onset Dementia and to empower clients to navigate and link to existing services and activities.

Your duties as the NDIS Coordinator will include, but not be limited to:

Responsible for the coordinating of NDIS services
Develops and maintains effective stakeholder relationships within the Disability Sector
Responsible for the support of people living with Younger Onset Dementia to transition into the NDIS including support pre-planning, planning, providing coordination of supports and linking clients in with the broader services and supports available internally and externally.
Develops and promotes processes that encourage effective teamwork.
Balance future goals with short term business needs.
Promotes Alzheimer’s WA’s person centred philosophy and maintains expertise regarding the lived experience of people with younger onset dementia
Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements.
Empowers and supports clients to advocate for themselves.
Responsible for the recording and reporting of all activity as per contractual requirements.
Responsible for the administration of the NDIS Portal.
Maintain accurate client records using the Client Management System, including Dated Notes, Episodes and Plan budget limits etc
Selection Criteria

As the successful NDIS Coordinator, you will have:

Essential

Experience in similar role.
High level written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills including the capacity to problem solve and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders
Business Development experience leading to growth/diversification in service delivery.
Knowledge of dementia support programs
Demonstrated knowledge of younger onset dementia and its impact on the person with dementia and their family/carer
Demonstrated experience working with people with dementia and carers/families using a person centred approach.
Knowledge of the NDIS processes.
Ability to work in a small team, and work with a high level of autonomy.
The ability to develop and deliver training sessions
Current and valid Police Clearance and WA driver’s licence
Desirable

Experience working within the Disability Sector, especially as a local coordinator or planner.
Knowledge in the application of quality assurance principles
Ability to work afterhours and weekends.
Relevant experience in monitoring financial performance.
Knowledge of the broad range of services and referral pathways for people with dementia and their carers.
Sound knowledge and skill in using MS Office suite.
Willingness to travel within the state and for overnight stays if required.
Previous Demonstrated ability to speak in public and present education and training to groups.
Knowledge and experience of working with people with dementia in a range of care settings, such as acute, primary, community or residential aged care.
Knowledge of the EDEN principles and Domains of Wellbeing to support a person’s feeling of self-worth and meaningful purpose.
Knowledge of the EDEN principles and Domains of Wellbeing to support a person’s feeling of self-worth and meaningful purpose.
What you get in return:

Attractive salary and
5 weeks of annual leave
Opportunity to salary package
Supportive team
How to apply:

Please submit your application with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your current resume through our online recruitment form: https://www.alzheimerswa.org.au/work-with-us/application-for-employment/

Applications will not be accepted unless applied through our online recruitment process.

Applications close 16 June 2019

Please note: Short listing may commence immediately.  We reserve the right to close the position without notice.  Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed.

We thank you for your interest in Alzheimer’s WA, if you would like to know more about the valuable work we do please visit our website at www.alzheimerswa.org.au

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