About the role

The NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach provides children aged 0-6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their families/carers support to develop skills they need to take part in daily activities, whilst achieving the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

By using strong childhood developmental knowledge, the ECEI practitioner will engage young children and their families to access supports their child may need including:

  • Providing information on mainstream and community providers and support networks
  • Referrals for short term intervention according to the National Disability Scheme Act (2013) and Best Practice National Guidelines in Early Intervention.

Vacancy details

A number of roles available:

  • Permanent full-time (38 hours per week, 1 position)
  • Fixed term to March 2022, part-time (30.4 hours per week, 1 position)
  • Fixed term to January 2022, full-time (38 hours per week, position)

$82,972 (pra-rata for par-time) + super + salary packaging

To view the Position Description, please click here.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Qualification in Early Childhood, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Psychology or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of the needs of children aged 0-6 and their families with children with developmental delay or disability, including milestones and behaviours.
  • Developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills including the ability to engage with children and their families in a range of settings.
  • Ability to carry out formal assessments and undertake holistic child observation to determine possible development delay and possible intervention.
  • Understanding of Best Practice Framework and Strength Based Family approach
  • Demonstrated skills in time management, organisation, reporting and setting priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure while meeting the needs of families, KPI’s and other possible external factors.

Application Process

Applicants must address each of the Selection Criteria outlined in the respective Position Description and provide a current Résumé in order to be considered.

Applications to be submitted by email at recruitment@bcyf.org.au

Successful applicants will be required to provide a current Working with Children Check and undergo a National Police Check prior to commencement.

Applications close 9am Wednesday 10 March 2021

V.I.D 2100653

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Contact Details

For more information about the position please contact one of our ECEI Team Leaders; Leigh Radnay, Christine Andrew or Selena Stephens on (03) 5226 8900.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring continuity of care and support to our clients and staff. With this in mind, if you are shortlisted, we may discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

BCYF is committed to providing a safe and friendly environment for children and young people.

BCYF is an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities or applicants with a lived experience of disability to apply. Reasonable adjustments will be made for people with disabilities where operationally viable.

Applications close 9am Wednesday 10 March 2021

V.I.D 2100653