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Local Area Coordinator

APM Communities - Albany, WA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
The role
We have both fulltime and flexible part-time (3-4 days) positions available working in our Albany location, you will be responsible for assisting people with disability, their families, and their carers to build and pursue their goal for a good life, exercise choice and control, and engage with the National Disability Insurance Scheme - Partners in Community.

You will be responsible for some or all of the following:
Collaborating with participants to develop plans that support their goals
Connecting people with disabilities to support within the local community
Supporting participants to navigate and optimise their engagement with the NDIS
Improving community knowledge of the NDIS and creating new opportunities to connect participants to services and support
Meeting identified contractual KPIs

To be successful in this role…
You are an approachable, positive, passionate and respectful person who can build and nurture relationships easily and confidently. Strong personal values based on understanding and supporting the rights of people with disability to live full lives at home and in community means you can work collaboratively alongside individuals and families. You are confident supporting people from a range of diversities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQA+ communities.

You will have:
Demonstrated relevant experience, lived experience and or relevant tertiary qualifications
Experience in planning with people to achieve collaborative outcomes
Knowledge of the local community and the available options for social & economic participation for people with disability
Demonstrated computer skills including capability with Microsoft Office 365
Access to your own transport
Currently hold or able to hold a Working with Children and or a Vulnerable People Check

Be rewarded for your success
Performance is part of our culture as is flexible working and variety. Joining an international human services organisation that has a growth mindset, you will have access to:

Ability to purchase additional leave
Salary sacrificing
Commitment and support to your individualised personal development

A stable and growing global employer
For the last 25 years, APM has been enabling better lives through a range of services including employment, allied health intervention, community care and workplace health. We help more than 600,000 people each year, in 10 countries across the world. Organisations and Government rely on the work of our assessors and health professionals to help enable better lives and APM is the provider of choice for many of Australia's leading companies.

Ready to Join?
As part of your application process, please include a cover letter and your latest CV. In your Cover Letter, we’d like to you to answer the following two (2) questions:

Why do you believe you are suitable to be a Local Area Coordinator with APM?
What value will you add to the role and to the NDIS participants?

Please keep your cover letter to 1 page maximum.

Click APPLY now and complete your application through our online recruitment platform.

We're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity. We welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do.