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Access Worker -Early Childhood Early Intervention- Devonport

Apply now Job no: 980360
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: TAS
Categories: Community Services

  • Utilise your Early Learning / Disability skills and experience to assist others
  • Full time role
  • Location:  Devonport, Tasmania

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, disability and family support, employment and skills development programs. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

This role will work closely alongside children 0-6 years with disability or developmental delay and their families and carers to undertake assessments, develop and implement interventions that build on the strengths of the child and their families.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist children, families, carers and community with information to further understand what the NDIS is and how it may apply to them
  • Build capacity and opportunity of children, families and carers to identify their goals, strengths and needs, to plan for their future
  • Assist the individual to develop, implement, review and monitor their NDIS plans
  • Facilitate informal and formal assessments for children
  • Facilitate individual and/or group sessions with participants when required
  • Actively support positive  partnerships between children, families and carers, local organisations and the broader community to build a more inclusive community

Experience required

  • Experience working in Early Childhood and/or Disability Sector
  • Qualifications in Early Childhood Development and/or Allied Health
  • Knowledge of community networks, formal and informal supports, and early childhood providers in the region
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Disability, Child, Youth and Family Services sector
  • Excellent  communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Well-developed organisational, time management, PC literacy and administrative skills

 Benefits:

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service
  • Volunteering opportunities

The successful applicant will undertake relevant background checks as required.

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Application close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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