16 February, 2022

Disability Support Services Coordinator

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Social and Wellbeing program as a Disability Support Services Coordinator. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.About UsEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.About the roleThe Co-Ordinator for disability Support Services is responsible for the provision of targeted, culturally appropriate, trauma informed counselling services supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, their families and carers that are affected by the Royal Commission into Violence Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.• You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, onehelping hand at a time.• You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.• You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what wedo.• You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.• You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba.Responsibilities include:• Deliver high quality, trauma informed counselling services specifically tailored for people withdisability, including those with more complex needs that have been affected by the RoyalCommission.• Provide access to interpreting or cultural translation services as required.• Maintain high quality case notes, reports, and data recording• Refer to or collaborate with appropriate services to provide social and practical support to clientssuch as housing, health, mental health, financial and aged care services.• Network and liaise with community and other organisations to locate clients in need of thissupport service.The successful candidate will have:• Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or another relevant qualificationwith supervised clinical experience along with current registration with AHPRA or practicingmembership of Australian Association of Social Workers.• Proven experience of working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders• Demonstrated experience in counselling people with a disability affected by trauma and abuse,also their families and carers• Demonstrated ability to prepare written reports of a high standard and: proficiency in the use ofelectronic information systems for the maintenance of clinical and service delivery records.• Demonstrated knowledge and ability to effectively engage and to provide support services within amultidisciplinary team setting to people who have experienced complex trauma, supporting clientsin crisis and to interact with people who may be in an emotional state.