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Developmental Educator - Melrose Park / Salisbury

The Benevolent Society

Join us as a Developmental Educator and help us change the lives of people with a disability.

We support people with disabilities of all ages to meet their goals, empowering them to live their best life.

About your new role

You will implement and develop methodologies that enable the application of effective strategies to support the individual developmental learning goals of people who experience neurological, intellectual and other disabilities. You will work and liaise with families, service providers and allied health professionals to enhance the choice, social inclusion and quality of life for people with disability.

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team including Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Music Therapist, Support Coordinators and Behaviour Support Practitioners. This is a full-time opportunity based out of our offices in Melrose Park / Salisbury.

Why work with The Benevolent Society?

  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation, mobile tools & clinical supervision
  • We use technology to connect our Disabilities team across geographies
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Relocation assistance

What you need to succeed?

You will have a Bachelor in Disability and Developmental Education or other comparable degree qualification in Disability:

  • Current full membership of DEAI (Developmental Educators Australia Inc.)
  • Current Working with Children employment screening and Disability Services Employment Screening
  • Willingness for a mix of caseload in Developmental Education and Positive Behaviour Support
  • Ability to develop and implement positive behaviour support plans, complying with NDIS Restrictive Practices and Behaviour Support commission.
  • Experience and knowledge in behaviour support plans and restrictive practices
  • Work within a client centric approach while maintaining a positive mindset
  • Ability to provide a service based on a client’s NDIS goals and funding allocation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt communication style to specific needs of individuals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management skills, including the ability to adapt and create alternative solutions as the daily environment changes
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Current SA drivers license and willingness/ability to travel to clients

Interested? Apply below today!

Call Esther on 0411879458 to discuss the role in more detail.

TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.


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