Inspire Support established as a registered NDIS provider and disability service organisation following the implementation of the NDIS in the Grampians region. We are a fast growing organisation who are passionate about providing high quality support to our participants.

The organisational values of Inspire Support are Respect, Flexibility, Excellence, Integrity and Optimism.  Our mission is to be dedicated to the provision of service excellence in the community sector.

We have the following opportunities currently available:

Community Care Worker

We have multiple casual positions providing one to one support to people within their homes such as assistance with domestic activities and building people’s capacity to undertake domestic activities independently.  We also provide support to people to access the community such as medical appointments, visiting friends and family, shopping and more.

We are looking for reliable, dedicated, caring, honest and punctual staff who are passionate about providing person centred support to people living with a disability and/or mental illness.  Candidates must have a minimum Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma level Qualification in either Disability, Individual Support, Aged Care, Community Services or equivalent.

Staff must have own vehicle with comprehensive car insurance, a current Working with Children’s Check, be willing to undertake a police check and be willing to be checked against the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme.

We have shifts currently available across 7 days a week mornings, afternoons and evenings.  For the right people we are willing to be flexible with rostering around other commitments such as during school hours.  Further training and career development opportunities are available for dedicated employees.

Please email your resume, indicating your availability and the number of hours you would like to be working each week to emily@inspiresupport.com.au.

We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates as applications are received.

Support Coordinator

Inspire Support have a small, dedicated Support Coordination team who passionately care and are motivated to achieve positive outcomes for all stakeholders.

The role includes facilitating conversations about what is possible with a participants NDIS plan, building capacity for participants to exercise choice and control, supporting participants to navigate the NDIS marketplace and find providers that are the best option for them. You will work inclusively with participants, their families and carer’s to enhance the participants ability to achieve their goals.

This position would suit someone with a strong understanding of the NDIS and the ability to work cooperatively with a variety of people and organisations. Experience in coordinating support for people living with mental illness and/or disability and strong interpersonal communication skills are essential along with excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report writing.

Candidates also need to show a commitment to professional and ethical conduct and the values of the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist NDIS participants to implement supports and services utilising their NDIS plans
  • Provide participants with a prompt, accessible, information and referral service
  • Developing and maintaining sustainable service pathways, partnerships and support networks to meet participants needs
  • Assisting  the intake function for new Support Coordination referrals
  • Complete Support Coordination responsibilities within agreed timeframes
  • Proactively taking part in participant reviews
  • Coordinate a range of supports including informal, mainstream, community and funded supports
  • Building high quality professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop, maintain and complete relevant documentation within designated timeframes
  • Capture relevant data required by the NDIA
  • Preparation of NDIA reports on outcomes, success indicators and financial tracking

To be successful in the role you will possess:

  • Experience and qualifications within Community Services, Social Work, Mental Health, AOD or Disability sector
  • An understanding of the NDIS
  • A genuine, empathetic and passionate nature
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Ability to liaise and build rapport with participants, families and carers’
  • Effective problem solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Strong report writing and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Established IT skills
  • An unrestricted Victorian Drivers Licence

Please note that all employment offers are subject to Police Record Check, Working with Children’s Check and Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme consent.

Applications must include a Cover Letter and a copy of your resume.

We are accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis.  We offer flexible working hours and roles are available part time or full time for the right candidates.

To enquire about or apply for this position please email mel@inspiresupport.com.au