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Local Area Coordinator - Central South West Metro Region

  • 498218
  • Armadale, WA, Australia
  • APM Communities
  • Community Services & Development
  • NDIS
  • Part Time

APM delivers Local Area Co-ordination (LAC) services as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - Partner in the Community to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability.

We have a part time LAC role available in the Central South West Metro Region in locations including Armadale, Booragoon, Success & Fremantle.

You will be responsible for some or all of the following:

  • 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

What are we looking for?

  • Passion, commitment and drive to exceed goals
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships at a personal, organisational and community level
  • Experience in supporting people with disability in the community either personally or professionally
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation, conflict management and time management skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply NDIS guidelines & documents to support Participants, their families and carers in the planning process

Essential Requirements

  • Eligible to work in Australia
  • Obtain a Working with Children Check 
  • Access to transport (e.g. your own vehicle) to travel to locations in the community
  • Successful completion of the DHS entry level checks which include relevant Police checks on request

Indigenous people, people of culturally diverse background, LGBTQIA people and people with disability are encouraged to apply. APM will be able to explore adaptations to the work environment if required.

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