Synapse is a national organisation dedicated to reconnecting the
lives of those affected by a neurocognitive disability. We do this
through excellence in services delivered with integrity, fairness
and a vision for what the future for people with neurocognitive
disability could be.
Synapse is committed to partnering with stakeholders across
Australia to reduce the costs of neurocognitive disability to
individuals, carers, families, communities and society, across the
lifespan. This direction is underpinned by three core priority
1) Strengthening diversity of our product base, enabling more
people and communities to be reached.
2) Innovation through evidence informed products and
3) Fostering collaboration and relationships that strengthen
capacity for national reach and social impact.
The Options Facilitator role is a 12-month fixed term contract
with the possibility of extension. The role of Options Facilitator
will be multi focused.
Firstly, there will be a responsibility to work as a brain
injury family liaison officer, to provide peer support and
education relating to brain injury in an acute hospital setting and
in the community. Also required is the monthly facilitation of
a carers support group.
Secondly, the position will involve working as a Support
Coordinator for people with NDIS plans. This will involve
identifying relevant supports available to clients, then
coordinating and supporting the implementation of those
supports. The Options Facilitator must work creatively and
resourcefully with participants to achieve their identified
About the successful
To be successful in this role you will have;
- Tertiary qualification in healthcare, psychology, social work,
social sciences or allied health.
- An excellent level of interpersonal skills, including a high
level of verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and resolve issues with limited
- Ability to build rapport, negotiate and develop mutually
beneficial relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to
achieve organisational objectives.
- Experience working in a complex environment with competing
priorities and in a range of communication methods.
- Understanding of legislation and standards relevant to the
disability sector, (eg. NDIS)
- High level skills in the use of Microsoft Office software
programs as well as demonstrated experience using client
If you believe, you meet the requirements of the role and you
are looking for an exciting opportunity within a family friendly
work environment, then please forward your cover Letter addressing
the selection criteria and your resume to email@example.com
for a copy of the position description.
This position will be advertised
until the close of business Friday, 13 July 2018. Please note, we
reserve the right to close or extend this advertisement depending
on the number and quality of applications
Therefore, we urge all suitable
candidates to submit their application as early as possible.Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted on this occasion.
We thank you in advance for considering