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Supporting people to access services they need

Local Area Coordinator

  • 500343
  • Busselton, WA, Australia
  • Full Time


  • Link people with disabilities to information and supports available in their local community
  • Collaborate with participants of the NDIS to develop individual plans
  • Support participants to navigate and optimise their NDIS package


Be rewarded for your success 

Performance is part of our culture as is flexible working and variety. Joining an international human services organisation that has a growth mindset, you will have access to: 

  • Ability to purchase additional leave 

  • Salary sacrificing 

  • Commitment and support to your individualised personal development 


The role 

In these Full Time Participant Planning role, working in the Busselton office as a Local Area Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting people with disability, their families, and their carers to build and pursue their goal to live their best life, exercise choice and control, and engage with the National Disability Insurance Scheme – Partners in Community.  


You will be responsible for: 

  • Collaborating with participants to develop plans that support their goals 

  • Connecting people with disabilities to support within the local community 

  • Supporting participants to navigate and optimise their engagement with the NDIS 

  • Improving community knowledge of the NDIS and creating new opportunities to connect participants to services and support 

  • Meeting identified contractual KPIs 


To be successful in this role… 

You are an approachable, positive, passionate, and respectful person who can build and nurture relationships easily and confidently. Strong personal values based on empathy and compassion, you understand the diverse needs of individuals within your local community and can coach, counsel, and connect people to identify and achieve the positive outcomes they desire. 


You will have: 

  • Demonstrated relevant experience and or lived experience  

  • Experience in planning with people to achieve collaborative outcomes 

  • Knowledge of the local community and the available options for social & economic participation for people with disability 

  • Demonstrated computer skills including capability with Microsoft Office 365 

  • Access to your own transport 

  • Currently hold or able to hold a Working with Children and or a Vulnerable People Check  


A stable and growing global employer 

APM has been enabling better lives since 1994, through a range of services including employment, allied health intervention, community care and workplace health. We help more than 600,000 people each year, in 10 countries across the world. Organisations rely on the work of our assessors and health professionals to help employees avoid injury and APM is the provider of choice for many of Australia's leading companies. 


Ready to Join? 

As part of your application process, please include a cover letter and your latest CV. In your Cover Letter, we’d like to you to answer the following two (2) questions: 

  • Why do you believe you are suitable to be a Local Area Coordinator with APM? 

  • What value will you add to the role and to the participants? 


Please keep your cover letter to 1 page maximum. 


Click APPLY now and complete your application through our online recruitment platform.  


For a confidential discussion, please call Dani on 0418 307 516


We're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity 
We welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do. 

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