Connecting Futures Australia is a leading Registered NDIS Provider, specialising in School Leavers Employment Supports and Support Coordination. We are located in the Loddon Murray region, with our head office in Bendigo. Connecting Futures Australia has a strong footprint within the sector and is continuing to expand throughout Regional Victoria.
- Job Description:
Providing one on one support to NDIS Participants aged 16 to 24 years by working alongside them to build capacity around life and employability goals.
Travelling to meet Participants on a weekly basis in the following catchment areas of: Bendigo, Maryborough, Rochester, Castlemaine, Echuca and Kyabram.
Working with Participants in conjunction with Allied Health professionals, NDIS Support Coordinators, Support Workers and State Department Case Managers.
Encouraging and assisting participants to engage in their local communities, access volunteer work, work experience and complete courses; building towards sustainable employment.
Working ‘flexibly’: on the road, visiting participants at home, in public spaces and workplaces.
Writing progress reports to provide evidence if required, another year of funding to continue supports in the next NDIS plan
Accountability to our team members and the Participants we work alongside.
Able to develop supportive environments which are built on trust and honesty.
Commitment to not take the easy option and taking the option, our participants choose.
Able to contribute to a supportive team environment whereby everyone is heard and valued.
Committed to innovation within the disability sector.
A desire to break away from the norms and drive change in the sector (feeling free to think outside the box but still work within the program guidelines)
Passionate about mentoring young people
Initiative, leadership and able to engage others
Strong time management and organisational skills
Able to listen without judgement
Sound administrative, report writing and IT skills
You are a people's person - someone who is excellent in building rapport and trust
Great written and oral communication skills
Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have an ethical approach
Accountability in your career and the desire to go beyond what is asked of you
You are a team player that enjoys learning from others.
You apply emotional intelligence and understanding when engaging with people and can problem solve and take action
You have a desire to individually mentor young people