About Us

Synapse is Australia’s leading brain injury organisation – and we’re making Australia a more supportive and understanding place to live for people experiencing brain injury.

We provide a range of services nationally, including information and referral, specialist supports, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services, advocacy, housing and targeted research activities. Synapse promotes quality of life, self-determination and choice. Our mission is to ensure the rights of people impacted by brain injury, by connecting knowledge, policy, services and systems.

Our people are what make us who we are, and we have built a strong, supportive culture. So, it’s incredibly important that we find the right person to join us.

Synapse can offer you

  • A warm, flexible and supportive work environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Salary Sacrificing options

About the Role

Due to increased demand and growth, we have an opening on our friendly team for a highly motivated individual with disability sector experience working in Support Coordination or Case Management.

This is a busy, rewarding and varied role where no two days will be the same. You will be supporting people with brain injury to get the most out of their NDIS plans and to think creatively with them about ways to build capacity and utilise their funding.

We are also keen to hear from recent graduates who are interested in commencing their career in the disability sector. You will receive on the job mentoring and support.

We are a family-friendly organisation, we truly value and support our staff, and we believe in providing opportunities for our people to grow with us.

This rewarding role is a 12-month fixed term Part-Time contract (4 days a week) based in Parramatta covering the Sydney metro region.

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About You

While qualifications and experience are important, equally as important is who you are as a person. We’re looking for someone with emotional intelligence, initiative and a passion for relationship building and supporting clients. You truly can make a difference in this role.

We’re also looking for:

  • Qualifications and/or extensive experience in case management, disability or community services
  • Excellence in building rapport, negotiating and developing mutually beneficial relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve organisational objectives
  • An understanding of legislation and standards relevant to the disability sector and those underpinning the NDIS
  • Experience in developing person-centred plans with people with a disability
  • Experience in working with people with neurocognitive concerns and complex needs would be preferable, but not essential as we will mentor the right person
  • Competence in using Microsoft Office programs as well as demonstrated experience using client information systems

Please note that this role requires a National Police Certificate, at a minimum, and that employment can not commence prior to obtainment.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter addressing the ‘About You’ section of this advert by selecting “Apply Now” below.

Applications Close

This position will be advertised until the close of business on Monday, 22 February 2021. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this advertisement depending on the number and quality of applications received. Therefore, we urge all suitable candidates to submit their application as early as possible.

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