About Us

Over the past 35 years, Synapse – Australia’s Brain Injury Organisation, has grown to employ around 120 people. 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.

About the Role

Synapse is currently seeking a highly motivated professional with disability sector experience working in Support Coordination or Case Management to join our QLD team. We are also keen to hear from recent graduates who are interested in commencing their career in the disability sector. You would be joining a friendly and highly experienced team and receive on the job mentoring and support. This exciting role works directly with NDIS participants and has been made possible due to increased demand for Synapse’s specialist supports.

This role will be a 24 month Fixed-Term contract based in West End covering the Brisbane region.

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About You

To be considered for this role you will need:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in case management, disability or community services
  2. An understanding of legislation and standards relevant to the disability sector and underpinning the NDIS
  3. Demonstrated experience in developing person-centred plans with people with a disability
  4. Demonstrated experience in building rapport, negotiating and developing mutually beneficial relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve organisational objectives
  5. Experience in working with people with a disability, experience in working with people with neurocognitive concerns and complex needs is preferable
  6. Competence in using Microsoft Office programs as well as demonstrated experience using client information systems.

What Synapse Can Offer You

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

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter addressing the ‘About You’ section of this listing by selecting “Apply for this Job”.

There are certain prerequisites for this role that you must either hold or be eligible to obtain (e.g. Working with Children Check (blue card) Criminal History Screening – yellow card).

Applications Close:

This position will be advertised until the close of business on Friday 14 August 2020. 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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