Opportunity to join a
passionate, driven and committed team
Position based in West End
Fixed term contract with the
possibility of extension
Over the past 34-years, Synapse has grown into a national
organisation with over 120 employees. Synapse provides a range of
support services for people who have been impacted by brain injury
and promotes quality of life, self-determination and choice through
a range of services, including information and referral, specialist
supports, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services,
advocacy, housing and targeted research activities.
Our mission is to ensure the rights of people impacted by brain
injury, by connecting knowledge, policy, services and systems.
The NDIS is currently being implemented nationally, creating a
remarkable opportunity for you to be at the forefront of change as
a part of the Synapse team.
About the role
The Options Facilitator role is a 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 goals.
To be suitable for this role, candidates need meet the
following Selection Criteria:
- 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
Synapse can offer you:
- A warm, flexible and supportive work environment
- Training and development opportunities
- Significant Salary Sacrificing options
- Proximity to public transport
There are certain prerequisites for this role, that applicants
must either hold, or have the ability to obtain. These are
detailed in the position description.
For a copy, or for a confidential discussion, please contact the
People and Culture team on tel (07) 3137 7414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are seeking a rewarding and meaningful role,
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: C.O.B. on Tuesday, 19 March
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted on this
For more information, visit our website at www.synapse.org.au or
connect with us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/synapse.org.au