early childhood early intervention coordinator (ecei) in Canberra

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kimberley davison, randstad
job type
permanent

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location
canberra, australian capital territory
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
90M0392610_1578967995
contact
kimberley davison, randstad
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About this exciting opportunity:

A fantastic opportunity for Early Child professionals has just opened up! We are currently looking for Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) coordinators across their Canberra region.

We are seeking either Early Childhood professionals with extensive inclusion or early intervention experience and/or Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists + Psych).

You will be working as a key member of this transdisciplinary team to support families with children (aged 0-6) who may have a diagnosed disability or suspected developmental delay.

Part time (4 days) available also!

Responsibilities:

  • Your role will be to work with families to assess their child's needs and make recommendations about what may be the most appropriate support to help the child achieve their goals and participate in daily activities at home and in the community.
  • This may include connecting to local specialist and mainstream services, short to medium term early intervention supports and, where a child needs longer term specialised earlier intervention, assist families to apply for and use of an NDIS funded plan.
  • Providing access to early intervention that will help children under 6 years to develop the skills they need to take part in everyday activities and to be included in family and community life.
  • You will be working alongside other allied health professionals, early childhood teachers & specialists.

This role will include meeting with the significant people in the child's life and preparing reports, documentation and accurate records in accordance with the NDIS requirements.

The benefits & rewards for you

  • Great work life balance with the ability to be flexible around your life (& family)
  • Buddy up training from the outset to set you up for success in your role
  • Not for Profit benefits with a competitive remuneration package
  • Constant professional development - learn from your peers
  • Opportunity to display your areas of specialism with peer focus on practice workshops
  • Be a part of a workplace where you will make a real difference
  • Seeing the plans you work with a family on come to fruition and the difference it makes to the child, their family and the community

About you:

You will have demonstrated

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to build and develop rapport with children and families alike
  • Experience working with (families and) children of young ages who may have a suspected developmental delay and/or a diagnosed disability
  • Knowledge of NDIS frameworks and legislation is preferable but training is provided

Your qualifications

  • Ideally a Bachelors qualification in Early Childhood Education or Allied Health such as: speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy etc. Those with Diploma of Children's Services will be considered
  • Working with Children Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Current National Police Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Professional registration with relevant allied health governing bodies (if relevant)
  • Current drivers licence AND own vehicle

Randstad Health, care and support are dedicated to the candidate management process and all candidates will be contacted. If you have specific questions, please call us on 1300 289 817 or email Kim at kim.davison@randstad.com.au

skills

Early Intervention - Disability support - NDIS - Coordinator - Early Years

qualification

Bachelors

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree