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Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

The Program Coordinator will work within a person centred  framework while developing new and existing programs and services, and day to day operations of the Inclusion Centre and Community Access programs. Leading and motivating the Team leader, and Activity Officers both centre and community based. Ensure high quality services are delivered using contemporary best practice approach. Supporting people to gain the necessary skills to reach their goals and greater social and community involvement.  

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordination of programs and activities for participants both centre and community based
  • Build positive relationships within the team as well as with external parties.
  • Communicate and collaborate with outside professionals to organize programs that would benefit the participants.
  • Supervision of direct staff whilst supporting team leaders in their role as supervisors
  • Build and maintain relationships with participants, families, carers and guardians
  • Work within compliance frameworks, Organisational policies and procedures
  • Liaise with the marketing department to publish and promote centre activities.
  • Maintain records and files pertaining to program activities within the Client Management System
  • Monitor daily office operations, activities and set priorities for managing the program.
  • Schedule and organise events in line with The Inclusion Centre activities and individualised plans
  • Work within program budgets, tracking and authorisation of all program expenses
  • Reporting for both organisational and funding requirements
  • Assist in other duties as required.

Additional Position Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision, mentoring, development and leadership to a team on delivering flexible services which meet the individuals needs of the people we support.
  • Proactive feedback and collaboration in Strategic direction of The Inclusion Centre and Community Access Programs.
  • Communicate, network and liaise with community groups, people we support and their families to work towards meeting individual goals and outcomes.
  • Active participation in recruiting staff that match participant service support requirements in line with Organisationalpolicies and processes
  • Any other duties as required by the organisation

 Required Education/Licenses/Certificates

  • Tertiary qualification in the Disability sector or other Community sector equivalent
  • Current NT unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR
  • Safe NT Ochre Card
  • NDIS Worker Screening

Required Knowledge/Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years experience working with people with disability within an NDIS Setting
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multiple teams
  • High level interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of NDIS Quality and Safeguarding and NDIA compliance
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Working knowledge of O365 full suite of services
  • Outside of the box thinker to be able to deliver on innovation
  • Experience in the provision of case management/case coordination of services (desirable).

Hands On People is looking for an experienced and exceptional Care Coordinator on a Full-Time basis to join our team at Alice Springs, reporting to the Operations Manager. We are looking for a goal-crunching person with a can-do approach in leading the team and growing our service delivery in the Central desert.  This role will be a full-time position (38hrs/week) with initial 6 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri).

About you:

• Ability to lead and guide the team in quality service provision
• Provide mentoring, guidance, and supervision to your team
• Engage easily with all our participants and stakeholders
• Develop and maintain existing stakeholder relationships
• Extended knowledge about the NDIS system and the industry.
• Able to work in a team and proactive in finding solutions to anticipated challenges.
• High-level skills in communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
• Experience in a similar role for a minimum of 3-4 years 
• Tertiary qualification (Minimum of certificate IV) or Diploma in Community Services/Disability or similar.

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and benefits
• Company Vehicle 
• Mobile phone
• Career progression opportunities
• Set training opportunities
• A dynamic, supportive and contemporary working environment

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Provide line supervision for your team.
• Allocation of NDIS participants to appropriate staff, in line with the staff members’ scope of practice, expertise, and capacity.
• Ensure all participant reports meet, compliance and reporting requirements, of the NDIA.
• Actively engage with key stakeholders to build on networks and supports for NDIS participants.
• Work with the Support Coordinators and other teams to develop resources and tools that aim to strengthen a participant’s capacity to engage independently with support services and networks.
• Meeting and engaging participants to refine, develop their goals, and monitor progress.
• Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of local services and organizations, Undertake and conduct professional training programs.
• Building and implementing care plans with care recommendations received from Allied health professionals.
• Schedule monthly meetings with participants to check up on their welfare and care received.
• Maintaining accurate and up-to-date case notes on participants’ progress. Complying with all relevant legislation and codes of conduct.
• Travel into remote communities when required. Providing crisis support to participants.
• Conduct staff meetings to monitor the quality of care delivered.
• Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of local services and organizations participants can utilize.
• Engaging with Support coordinators and other stakeholders, contributing to meetings and conferences
• Ensure workplace materials and documentation are maintained in line with legal obligations and best practice standards.
• Rostering.

Essential:

• NT full drivers’ licence.
• Working with Children Ochre Card
• NDIS Worker Screening Check
• First Aid and CPR
• Police check conducted within the last 1 year. 

Hands on People is currently hiring experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Darwin, NT. The successful candidate will require experience in working with individuals with complex care needs. Local applicants Preferred. This is a casual position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Medication administration
  • Home Based Daily Living Support
  • Taking participant for appointments and other community participation.
  • Behaviour observation and support
  • Maintaining record of participant progress
  • Assessing participant to determine continuing needs.
  • Assistance in building participant self-image and self-confidence

Required:

  • Must have own vehicle for transport with comprehensive insurance.
  • Candidate must be able to work varied shifts.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate III or IV in Disability, Ageing with any relevant experience.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current State/Territory Driver’s Full License
  • Ochre Card

Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your applications to [email protected] .

Disability Support Worker

Hands on People is currently seeking two experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Alice Springs, NT. The successful candidate will require experience in working with individuals with complex care needs. Local applicants Preferred. This is a casual position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Medication administration
  • Home Based Daily Living Support
  • Taking participant for appointments and other community participation.
  • Behaviour observation and support
  • Maintaining record of participant progress
  • Assessing participant to determine continuing needs.
  • Assistance in building participant self-image and self-confidence

Required:

  • Must have own vehicle for transport with comprehensive insurance.
  • Candidate must be able to work varied shifts.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate III or IV in Disability, Ageing with relevant experience.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current State/Territory Driver’s Full License
  • Ochre Card

Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your applications to [email protected] .

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