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Family Coordinators x2 - Lilydale / Boronia

Interchange Outer East
  • Full time permanent role – 38hrs per week
  • Locations: IOE Yarra Ranges Hub: Lilydale, and Boronia

Interchange Outer East (IOE) is a child safe organisation upholding the right of children and vulnerable people to be free from abuse. All people involved with IOE have the right to feel safe and supported during their involvement with the organisation.

At IOE we are passionate about people, creating opportunities and having fun.

Want to join our team?

Our team includes our staff, volunteers and board; without them, nothing else is possible. That’s why we support and treasure our team and culture to ensure we have the right approach, attitudes and capabilities to service our community. A role at IOE has the potential to lead to a variety of internal opportunities to expand your knowledge, experience and engagement.

What we do

  • We develop and deliver services to children and young people with disabilities and their families

Why we do it

  • To enhance family wellbeing
  • To build inclusive communities
  • To engage and support children and young people with disabilities

Our beliefs

  • We believe that when families are supported, individuals and communities thrive
  • We believe that human rights, respect and inclusion really matter
  • We believe in local, community-based approaches with volunteering opportunities
  • We believe that open and honest relationships are the foundation of trust
  • We believe having fun is an essential part of life

In this role you will build positive relationships with families and staff to facilitate the required level of supports to enable each person to move towards their NDIS goals.

What we are looking for :

Personal Qualities:

  • A can do attitude with a passionate belief that all people with a disability have something to offer another
  • Ability to see the end goal with a positive attitude and motivate others around them
  • A curious outgoing personality who can think outside the box
  • Initiative to grow within the role and share ideas
  • A passion for good team culture
  • Ability to manage setbacks in your workday
  • Ability to nurture a positive outlook

Skill Set:

  • Experience in working with people with disabilities and coordination with a passion to match. Sound knowledge base of disabilities and families.
  • Experience in working with people with behaviours of concern.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Can design and implement support structures.
  • Perfect team player.
  • Experience in working and engaging with families from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • High level organisational and administrative skills.
  • The ability to successfully prioritise competing tasks.

Interchange Outer East understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect. We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Prospective candidates will need to undergo a series of safety screening checks before being appointed to any position at IOE. Our recruitment procedures reflect our commitment to the safety of the people we support. Safety screening includes:

  • A Working with Children Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

In addition to the safety screening, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of currency for: first aid certification – Provide First Aid HLTAID012, manual handling and undertake the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.

As mandated by the Victorian State Government, all authorised workers, including Interchange Outer East office based and direct support staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Generous salary packaging is available on commencement.

Applications including a cover letter and resume should be emailed to Rita Tuccio rita.tuccio@ioe.org.au, using the subject line: Family Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description can be obtained on our website here.

If you have previously applied for this role, there is no need to reapply. Any questions can be directed to Emma Dobrigh on 0425 759 753.

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