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Senior Coordinator Service DeliveryJob Ref No : PWD-SD-OCT 2019 01

We focus on people with an intellectual disability, youth at risk, people with a mental health issue, carers and older people in the community.

Rise supports older people by providing services to eligible residents of the Shires of Mundaring and Kalamunda and the City of Swan to help them.... more
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Address: Middle Swan, Western Australia View member info
Job Type: Full Time
Salary : S&CS Level 6 ($83,496 - $87,203 pa)
Our Vision and Purpose
Celebrating people and helping people live a great life

Our Values
Integrity, Respect, Welcoming, Optimism

About Rise

Rise was formed on a cold, wet night on July 12 1983, where 92 people met at the Brown Park Community Centre in Swan View to talk about how they c
About the Role

The Senior Coordinator is primarily responsible for the management of clients and staff as well as services within their program or neighbourhood, including understanding individualized services and contemporary delivery of support. This position is directly responsible for developing and negotiating individual clients’ budgets with funding bodies as well as monitoring program or client progress against contractual requirements and consumers’ needs. Part of this includes developing and reviewing care/service plans and liaising with various stakeholders to ensure they are client focused; conducting reporting for external stakeholders and Rise management; developing and actively managing the budget as well as addressing surpluses and overspending immediately.

Additional key responsibilities of the Senior Coordinator are to lead and manage staff to ensure best practice is followed and policies and procedures complied with. This role promotes a safe and inclusive work culture to reduce safety incidents by ensuring new employees have been provided with adequate knowledge of their role and responsibilities and reporting hazards and incidents to ensure safe work procedures are followed. The Senior Coordinator maintains effective communication with the team to ensure employees are aware of pertinent information and manages performance on an ongoing basis.

About You

This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in the disability field. The ideal candidate will have a strong background within the disability industry and an understanding of individualized services and contemporary delivery of support. To be considered, you will have prior experience in dealing with government funding systems including individualised funding models as well as experience leading a diverse team to achieve outcomes. You will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with families, advocates and others as required. You will have an innovative outlook as well as good decision making and problem-solving skills.

Additionally, you will be the embodiment of our values, a team player with an empathetic and inclusive approach to manage the sensitivities of client and employee issues. You will be committed to providing consumer directed/ person centred care and contemporary models of service delivery. Furthermore, you will be able to work independently and with remote management and be comfortable making decisions under pressure.

A Certificate IV in Community Services or any other relevant qualification would be highly advantageous.

You will also demonstrate:

Time management and organisational skills to effectively plan and prioritise work tasks.
Sound administrative and computer skills
Prior experience developing and managing budgets
The ability to engage and work both with the people we support and the significant people in their lives
Appointments to this position will be subject to a current National Police check no more than 6 months old.

Why join us?

HBF corporate discount on health insurance
Opportunity to salary package (including mortgage / rental payments)
Employee Assistance Program
Journey cover insurance
Ongoing training and development
Flexible working hours available
Rise has over 700 staff and volunteers from 40 different countries which creates a fun and thriving workplace
Our diversity is our strength and we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and lifestyles because we want you to bring your true self to work.

Work for Rise because we believe in you and recognise your talents. If you’re keen to become part of Rise’s future, jump on board!

Together we rise
  • Police Clearance (no older then 6 months old)

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Deb Armstead on 0488 500 120.

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