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MND Advisor and Support Coordinator - Melbourne (North West Metro) Full-time preferred, will consider 0.8 FTE

Are you:

  • Committed to deliver the best possible support and advocacy for people living with disability?
  • Keen to use your broad knowledge and experience of the disability and aged care sectors?
  • Looking for a challenge?

MND Victoria provides information, advice and support services for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) in Victoria. We have a team of 11 MND Advisors and Support Coordinators who work with people across the state and are looking for a new team member to cover the north and northwest metro area of Melbourne.

We are seeking an experienced health professional to work with people with MND to:

  • provide information, advice and support to people living with MND, their families, carers and health professionals
  • provide support coordination for NDIS participants
  • plan, refer and assist people with MND to navigate the service system
  • represent the needs of people with MND with NDIA, Disability Services, My Aged Care, service providers and funded agencies

The MND Advisor/Support Coordinator is responsible for providing person centered, responsive and timely advice and support that includes:

  • assessing the needs of people living with MND
  • planning to address current and future needs
  • pre-planning for participation in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Coordination of Support for NDIS participants with MND
  • accessing My Aged Care
  • making appropriate referrals
  • assisting with negotiation of the service system
  • acting as an interface with health professionals and service providers.

This is a full time position, but we will consider applicants who can work .8FTE.  Work motor vehicle and salary packaging available. For enquiries and a position description contact Jo Whitehouse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by ph on 0402 183 140. Applications addressing the key selection criteria to Jo Whitehouse via email by 5pm Wednesday 31st  July 2019.


MND Advisor and Support Coordinator - Based in the North or Northwest of Tasmania (Part Time)

Are you:

  • Committed to deliver the best possible support and advocacy for people living with disability?
  • Keen to use your broad knowledge and experience of the disability and aged care sectors?
  • Looking for a challenge?

MND Victoria in partnership with MND Tasmania provides information, advice and support services for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) in Tasmania.  You will be working collaboratively with our Advisor/Support Coordinator who is based in Hobart.

We are seeking an experienced health professional who will be based in the North or Northwest of the state (ideally Launceston, Davenport of Bernie) to:

  • provide advice and support to people living with MND, families, carers and health professionals
  • provide support coordination for NDIS participants
  • plan, refer and negotiate services for  people living with MND
  • represent the needs of people with MND with NDIA, Disability Services, My Aged Care, service providers and funded agencies

This is a part-time position, 2 or 3 days per week. Salary packaging available.

For inquiries and a position description contact Jo Whitehouse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by ph on 0402 183 140.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria to Jo Whitehouse via email by 5pm Wed 7th August 2019.