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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.

Hands On People is looking for an experienced and exceptional Program Coordinator on a Full-Time basis to join our team at Katherine, reporting to the Care Coordinator. We are hoping to broaden our organization and we need someone who can take our services to the next level. The right candidate should be able to head our day program centre in providing high standards of support and service. This role will be initially offered as a 1-year full-time contract (38hrs/week) with initial 3 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri). 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordination of programs and activities for participants - in and out of the centre.
  • 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.
  • Manage support staff.
  • Build and maintain relationships with participants.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and practices.
  • Liaise with the marketing department to publish and promote centre activities.
  • Maintain records and files pertaining to program activities.
  • Monitor daily office operations, activities and set priorities for managing the program.
  • Schedule and organize events.
  • Maintain budget and track the expenditures.
  • Prepare paperwork and keep updated records.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • 3-5 years experience in coordinating programs for people with disabilities. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to plan programs.
  • Administrative and organizational skills.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills with excellent writing and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently on assigned tasks.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to create new innovative community programs for NDIS participants.

Required:

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

Desirable:

  • 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 of negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Any tertiary qualification

In return, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Mobile provided for work purposes.
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A dynamic and unique working environment

Hands On People is looking for an experienced and exceptional Team Leader on a Full-Time basis to join our team at Katherine, reporting to the Care Coordinator. We are hoping to broaden our organization and we need someone who can take our services to the next level. The right candidate should be able to guide the team in providing high standards of support and service. This role will be initially offered as a 1-year full-time contract (38hrs/week) with initial 3 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri). It is a requirement of the role to be on-call at times. This will be on a participant need basis.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Be a lead mentor to provide quality support and supervision for a team of disability support staff.
  • Coordinate, plan, and execute workflow activities including maintaining a professional relationship with participants, families, and other stakeholders.
  • Conducting need-based assessments depending on NDIS goals by delivering quality services and interventions, also the reporting of tasks for auditing and review.
  • Make sure the team fulfills the Disability Services Acts Standards, NDIS regulations and, the policies and procedures of hands-on people.
  • Supervise the SIL house operations.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the team daily by managing conflicts, performance issues, and other development needs.
  • Strong administrative capacity to handle database, claim service costs, create, and review care plans of participants.
  • Ensure workplace materials and documentation is maintained in line with legal obligations and best practice standards.
  • Willingness to tackle client experience and complaints check on a regular basis.
  • Travel to remote communities if required to fulfill the care need of participants.
  • Documentation of almost every event associated with care services and the ability to conserve the highly relevant data but are not limited to case notes, medication records, and incident reports.
  • Assist payroll in preparing roster for staff.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Experience in a similar role for a minimum of 5 years and at least a tertiary qualification (Minimum of certificate III) or Diploma in Community Services/Disability.
  • Dependable knowledge in computer applications and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently on assigned tasks.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.

Required:

  • NT full drivers’ licence.
  • Working with Children (OCHRE) Card
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Police check conducted within the last 1 year.

Desirable:

  • Extended knowledge about the NDIS system and the industry.
  • Able to work in a team and proactive in finding solutions to anticipated challenges.

In return, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Mobile provided for work purposes.
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A dynamic and unique working environment
 

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] .

Disability Support Worker

 

Hands on People is currently seeking two experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Katherine, 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] .

Hands On People is looking for an experienced and exceptional Occupational Therapist on a Full-Time basis to join our team in Darwin, reporting directly to the Managing Director. We are hoping to broaden our organization and we need someone who can take our services to the next level. The right candidate should be able to guide the team in providing high standards of support and service. This role will be initially offered as a 1-year full-time contract (38hrs/week) with initial 3 - 6 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri). 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We are looking for a committed and professional Occupational therapist to work with adults and children with many different needs, from participants who are disabled or need support adapting to life after major surgery to elderly people who need adapting to be able to stay in their own homes. The selected candidate should provide practical advice and solutions to enable participants to live full, satisfying, and independent lives. Ideally, you must atleast have 3 years of experience in rehab, a broad hospital experience, disability, and/or community. 

Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking participant assessments of physical, communication, interaction, and cognitive skills
  • Planning and providing appropriate treatment and activities
  • Giving advice and arranging support for family members, carers, and clients
  • Undertaking general administrative tasks, for example, writing reports, making telephone calls, maintaining records and case notes
  • Liaising with doctors, family members, carers, and other professionals and keeping them updated
  • Planning further treatment and reviewing progress
  • Assessing treatment success at multi-professional case conferences/meetings
  • Advising people on how they can approach everyday tasks differently

Essential:

  • You are an AHPRA qualified Occupational Therapist
  • You have an understanding of the NDIS system and have current clinical experience working in the disability sector
  • To hold a National Police Clearance (current)
  • To hold Working with Children Check (Ochre Card)
  • To hold a current NT driver’s license 
  • To hold a valid NDIS National Worker Screening
  • Willingness to travel within NT

In return, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A dynamic, friendly, and unique working environment

Hands On People is looking for an experienced and exceptional Manager - Operations on a Full-Time basis to join our team in Darwin, reporting directly to the Managing Director. We are hoping to broaden our organization and we need someone who can take our services to the next level. The right candidate should be able to guide the team in providing high standards of support and service. This role will be initially offered as a 1-year full-time contract (38hrs/week) with initial 3 - 6 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri). 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Operations overview for Darwin, Katherine & Alice Springs.
  • Build and maintain a community, industry profile, and network of partners
  • Review and improve current processes to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • Champion the team's acquisition and sharing of knowledge of NDIS systems, processes, and operational guidelines as relevant to financial intermediaries
  • Ensure compliance with NDIS Terms of Business, Quality Standards, and Controls, and other federal and state/territory regulations in relation to the provision of plan management services
  • Develop and monitor team and individual KPIs and manage staff performance
  • Undertake resource planning for the Customer Service team
  • Lead the continuous improvement of internal processes
  • Assist the Finance Manager with the budget and cash flow analysis
  • Oversee staff training and professional development; and
  • Lead business improvement and development projects as identified by the leadership team.

 

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • 4+ year's demonstrated management experience in the health industry
  • Knowledge of the NDIS systems and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering superior customer experience and client outcome
  • Demonstrated skills in managing and capacity building a diverse workforce
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and/or previous experience in the disability/community sector will be highly regarded.

 

Required:

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

In return, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A dynamic, friendly, and unique working environment

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