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.

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 provides a range of services for people who have been impacted by brain injury and disability.  We promote quality of life, self-determination and choice through information, specialist supports, NDIS services, advocacy and targeted research activities.

About the Role

The Team Leader Support Coordination will work closely with the respective State Lead to continue to establish, grow and implement Support Coordination services within Queensland.  The Team Leader Support Coordination will be responsible for managing and leading a team of Support Coordinators by mentoring and ensuring high quality services are delivered to NDIS participants.

About You

As the ideal candidate, you demonstrate personal alignment with Synapse’s core values. You will value a person centred approach whilst maintaining positive and respectful relationships with other members of the Synapse team.  You will be confident and driven to contribute to positive change within the sector and enjoy networking opportunities. You will have demonstrated excellent work ethic throughout your employment history and present yourself in a professional, friendly and engaging manner. It is also important you are able to work autonomously with the support of your team.

In addition:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification including Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, other Allied Health, developmental educator, social or health science professional
  • Experience in support coordination for participants with complex needs
  • Experience in a leadership position with demonstrated experience in the supervision and coordination of a team
  • Demonstrated experience in building rapport, negotiating and developing mutually beneficial relationships with a term and a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve organisational objectives
  • Demonstrated competence in utilising well developed communication skills in communicating with people with disabilities, their families, community agencies and other professionals in a person-centred framework

Synapse can offer you

  • NFP Salary Sacrificing options including living expenses, utility bills and entertainment
  • A warm, flexible and supportive work environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Close proximity to Public Transport

Download the Position Description

Access the Position Description for more details about this role.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role by selecting “Apply for this Job”.

This position will be advertised until the close of business on 11 August 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.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jo Stevens (Queensland State Lead) on  (07 ) 3137 7400 or email recruitment@synapse.org.au

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