Organisational Context

Richmond Futures is a wholly owned subsidiary of Richmond Fellowship Tasmania Inc., the largest community-based providers of community mental health services in Tasmania. Our vision is to ‘inspire a healthy community, where people are leaders in their own lives’ and our mission is to ‘deliver excellence through person centred, recovery and wellbeing services’. We strive to achieve this by promoting choice and control for all our consumers and NDIS participants and deliver services that help them achieve their goals.

We believe that recovery is an individual process and that with the right kind of support everyone can live a life based on their own strengths, values and goals for the future. We use an approach that supports individuals to identify their personal strengths and values, to set goals and then helps them make progress towards achieving them.

Position Overview 

This position will work with people with severe and persistent mental illness to provide support within their community. It will support NDIS participants to access supports and build their capacity to access their own supports, including the ongoing management and use of their plan funds. It is responsible for providing NDIS participants high level service coordination and support, engaging them under a participant focused model focused on recovery and staying within the community. This position will work directly with the Team Leader receiving direction, support and advice from this role.

Key Responsibilities  

This role works directly with NDIS participants providing:

  • Assistance to strengthen participant’s abilities to coordinate supports & participate in the community. This includes developing capacity & resilience in a participant’s network & coordinating supports from a range of sources.
  • Support is provided to guide, prompt, or undertake activities to ensure the participant obtains/retains appropriate accommodation. May include assisting to apply for a rental tenancy or to undertake tenancy obligations.
  • Assistance to ensure supports are provided to participants that strengthen their ability to meet their plan objectives and the ability to coordinate their supports & participate in the community. This may include all identified plan objectives and facilitating linkages in the participant’s network and the broader NDIA network, particularly in relation to advocacy.
  • Capacity building activities such as training and support to manage activities, funds and the plan budget.

To apply for this role 

To discuss this position contact us at careers@richmondfutures.com.au or call 03 6169 1188

You will be expected to be able to provide a current Police Check, WWVP check and valid First Aid qualification.