Early Childhood Specialist
Collaborate with families, allied health practitioners and teachers to provide support for children between 0-8 working within the trans-disciplinary Keyworker model.
Part time, Full time, Casual, Ongoing
31/12/23, 1:00 am
Both recent graduates and experienced professionals are encouraged to apply for this exciting role.
PlayAbility is a provider of Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) and Therapy supports for children 0-18 years. We place a strong focus on a family centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best outcomes for clients.
Primary Purpose of Role
Provide supports for children between 0-8 years in line with ECIA National Guidelines for Best Practice in ECEI. Ensure service delivery meets the National Disability Standards and adheres to other relevant legislation and standards, especially those designed to keep children safe
Collaborate with families to establish clear and measurable outcomes that will inform the development of an Individual Service Plan (ISP) for each child in line with their NDIS plan
Seek input from allied health practitioners and teachers to develop strategies that support the child’s development in the trans-disciplinary Keyworker model
Develop an ISP, record progress and write reports that summarise developmental progress.
Engage and interact with children with developmental delays using a play-based approach that incorporates trans-disciplinary strategies to assist development through each individual child’s interests and learning preferences
Provide capacity building supports to the participant’s parents / carers and support network to integrate trans-disciplinary strategies that support development into daily routines
Provide capacity building supports to facilitate the child’s successful transition to school and inclusion into the community
Be an advocate and facilitator of inclusion of the child and their parents/ carers when required.
Provide EC / Teaching supports to children attending the Family Supported playgroups.
Adhere to the NDIS Code of Conduct and Practice Standards as required by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.
Why work with PlayAbility?
Secure employment in a well-respected and expanding organisation.
Mentoring and supervision
A strong focus on professional development with access to both internal and external training and development opportunities
Salary packaging options which can equate to $5200 additional take home annual salary and annual salary increases
A supportive, family friendly and flexible work environment
Generous leave allowances, including additional paid leave over the Christmas period.
Relocation assistance may be offered for the right candidate
Full time/part time and casual roles will be considered. Short-term locum style contracts of 3 months would also be considered.
Live and Work on the NSW Far South Coast
PlayAbility is an expanding not-for-profit NDIS provider located in the on the beautiful Sapphire Coast of NSW and surrounded by beaches, bushland and mountains. Learn about the beautiful Bega Valley and surrounds at www.sapphirecoast.org.au
Your career with PlayAbility will be deeply rewarding given that what you do makes a positive difference in the daily lives of our local children, their families, and caregivers. As a values-based organisation, you will be joining a well-respected professional organisation that promotes diversity, inclusion, professional development, support, and wellbeing.
Diversity and Inclusion
PlayAbility welcomes applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, sexually and gender diverse people, and people of all ages.
People who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and/or those who have strong connections with our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to apply
This is an open ended application process and applicants will be assessed and interviewed as applications are received.
To apply submit your CV and a brief cover letter that speaks to your interest in the role, your skills, experience and qualifications.
For more information call our office on (02) 6496 1918.