Coordinator - Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) - Full Time or Part-Time
Use your skills to screen and assess children to determine their eligibility for NDIS funding.
- Multiple positions available
- Use your skills in Early Childhood or Allied Health
- Multiple Locations - Southern NSW (Bega, Goulburn & Queanbeyan)
EACH has been appointed as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Partner in the Community (PITC). As an Early Childhood Partner, EACH is the first point of contact for parents and carers who have a child 0 - 6 with developmental delay or disability, and will work with families to ensure they have access to appropriate supports quickly and easily.
EACH has a history of providing quality services for children with disabilities and developmental delays and delivering the ECEI Service in Ipswich, Queensland and across the ACT. We are now looking forward to working with families and communities in South-West Sydney (Liverpool, Bankstown, and Campbelltown) and Southern New South Wales (Goulburn and Bega) in partnership with NDIA.
About the Role:
As part of a multidisciplinary team this position supports families with children 0-6 years old with a development delay and/or disability who are exploring their eligibility for NDIS funding.
On an average day the role of an ECEI Coordinator will communicate with families, refer them to specialised services, and provide them with support and information on their options and NDIS. Assessment and screening of children to determine eligibility for NDIS, and preparing reports and submissions is also required.
Your background and qualifications may be in:
- Early Childhood Education
- Social Work
- Allied Health - Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy
- Music Therapy
Whatever your area of discipline, your experience working with children aged 0 -6 with developmental delays or disabilities and their families, will be essential.
To be successful in this role, and meet key performance indicators, you will be an astute communicator, enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team, and have excellent time management and follow through. An understanding of NDIS and relevant legislation and processes to protect children from risk will be beneficial.
In operation for over 44 years EACH provides a range of health disability, counselling and mental health services to the community. Our committed teams consist of over 1200 staff across 65 sites throughout the eastern seaboard of Australia. Together we support over 40 000 clients annually.
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Our values promote Customer Centricity, Social Justice, Service Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration - and these underpin the way we work and deliver our services.
You can find out more about us here - http://www.each.com.au
We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally. Our focus is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone's starting place, we will support them to achieve their goals.
We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone's strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.
Why You Should Apply?
- We offer a family friendly workplace, and will consider part-time options
- Join a vibrant and innovative not for profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year.
- We are situated within the community and in most cases close to major shopping precincts
- Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us. We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver.
- We strive to provide seamless coordinated care. Whilst we are not there yet, we are constantly working on our processes with a commitment to service, advocacy and innovation to achieve this.
- Not For Profit Salary Packaging Available
Applicants are requested to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.
For specific information about the role, please contact: Ann Elkins - Director, Service Design and Development on 0409 144 365 or Marg D'Arcy - Manager, Strategy and Operations on 0409 859 046.
We are looking for employees to start from 1st of July, and will be holding interviews throughout June and July, so do not hesitate in your application to be considered.
We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.
Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Vulnerable Person Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Work Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.
For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at http://each.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies and quote reference number:4189868. Applications close 31 August 2018