ecei team/practice lead in Canberra CBD

posted
contact
caylee-jade eve, randstad
job type
permanent
salary
AU$ 85,000 - AU$ 90,000 per year

job details

posted
location
canberra cbd, australian capital territory
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 85,000 - AU$ 90,000 per year
reference number
90M0392611_1563517948
contact
caylee-jade eve, randstad
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job description

About this exciting opportunity:

Randstad is partnering exclusively with our client EACH in the recruitment of an experienced and knowledgable ECEI Team/Practice Lead in their Canberra offices!

Seeking either Early Childhood professionals with extensive inclusion or = early intervention experience and/or Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists + Psych), with demonstrable management experience.

You - alongside another Team Lead and strong Area Manager - 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that relevant timelines are met for first contact with families
  • Ensuring Coordinators understand appropriate referral pathways for each child and that timely referrals are made
  • Ensure that Coordinators understand and implement the keyworker transdisciplinary and the ECEI best practice approach
  • Maintain current knowledge of changing legislation and emerging NDIS practice and policy in conjunction with the Senior Practice Lead
  • Regular, documented professional supervision of Coordinators against tailored individual development plans
  • Modelling of best practice for Coordinators in natural settings; then monitoring their practice in same setting

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)
  • Fantastic network of existing Team Leads, Senior Practice Leads and strong Area Managers
  • Not for Profit benefits with a competitive remuneration package
  • Constant professional development - learn from your peers
  • Opportunity to showcase your areas of specialism with peer focus on practice workshops
  • Be a part of a workplace where you will make a real difference

About you:

You will have demonstrated

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Ability to build a cohesive transdisciplinary team that shares expertise resulting in more efficient and comprehensive assessment and intervention services for children and families
  • Excellent coaching and training skills
  • Expertise in being able to quickly develop rapport with families, children and colleagues
  • 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 AND an Allied health background 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 caylee.eve@randstad.com.au

I am happy to provide a job description after initial conversations.

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Our commitment to safeguarding people.

Randstad is committed to the safety and well being of all the people we provide support and care to including children and vulnerable individuals. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide criminal history checks such as a valid Police Check, and where necessary a valid state-based Working with Children Check and/or a National Police Check which are thoroughly screened. Other necessary screening/proof of registrations will be required depending upon your role type. In some circumstances and International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicants' interactions with individuals under your care using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all relevant checks to ensure the safeguarding of vulnerable people and children who may be in your care.

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skills

Early Intervention - Disability support - NDIS - Coordinator - Allied Health

qualification

Bachelor

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree