NDIS Program Lead

Job posted: 25/07/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 44216

Reference: 44216

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Seeking applicants who:

  • Are vibrant, enthusiastic, and motivated. 

  • Want to make a difference in the lives of others.

  • Are keen to grow and develop in a collaborative team environment.

Do you want to be part of:

  • a values lead organization promoting the human rights of people living with a mental illness.

  • a fantastic employee culture and a friendly place to be!

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced mental health professional to join the Mental Health Division asNDIS Program Lead. The Mental Health Division provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers primarily within the local government areas of Banyule and Nillumbik, with a number of regional and statewide services in addition. Services are located across the three Austin Health campuses and within the community.

The NDIS Program Leader will support NDIS-readiness across the Mental Health Division and act as the key point of contact with the National Disability Insurance Agency local office and Local Area Coordination partner, as well as liaising with clinical staff regarding access and support for consumers to NDIS planning, access and review processes. The Program Lead will be supported internally by the NDIS Steering Committee and will work collaboratively with other roles and activity being undertaken by each of the area mental health services in metropolitan Melbourne, and the work of the Department of Health and Human Services Specialist Clinical Mental Health and NDIS Collaboration Project.

To be successful in this role, applicants must have a relevant professional qualification in a health related discipline with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a demonstrated understanding and thorough working knowledge of the NDIS Act (2013), National Disability Standards, and the needs of mental health consumers, their families and carers.

Your benefits will include salary packaging and Employee Assistance Program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and a Working With Children Check (to be provided by the applicant). Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracted and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders are encouraged.

NDIS Program Lead

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Kathleen Lhuede - (03) 9496 6471 - (__) ____ ____

NDIS Program Lead