- 3 roles in South West Sydney (Campbelltown, Liverpool & Bankstown)
- 1 role in Southern NSW (Goulburn & Bega)
- Exciting opportunity to join NDIS funded ECEI program from start-up phase!
As one of the 4 Early Childhood Early Intervention Regional Leads you will work with the Operations Manager to establish new teams in one of the partner regions in Southern NSW or Western Sydney as part of the expansion of the EACH NDIS Early Childhood Partner in The Community program.
The ECEI Regional Lead will lead a multidisciplinary team which will provide a family centred practice to identify and work with functional impacts of developmental delays and disabilities in children 0 – 6 and build the family’s capacity to support their child’s development.
The position will be the local contact point for NDIS, being responsible for the team meeting the KPIs and preparing reports on the achievement of KPIs for NDIS and other stakeholders as well as developing local networks and having an understanding of the local early childhood sector and registered providers you will facilitate the team’s knowledge building.
Your key responsibilities will include;
- Support the team to conduct initial needs assessment and identify appropriate pathway for children and families.
- Provide evidence based interventions for children and families to build the family capacity to support their child’s development, including both group and individual approaches.
- Develop community connections and referral processes for families.
- Support the team to identify functional impacts of child’s developmental delay or disability and identify reasonable and necessary supports.
- Establish strong local networks to build community engagement and the capacity of the community for inclusion of children in everyday activities.
- Work in collaboration with the NDIS regional office and the ECEI management team.
- Ensure adherence to data and clinical documentation procedures.
- Participate in continuous quality improvement activities and learning and development on
- Adhere to policies and procedures and participate in Quality Assurance activities to ensure ‘Best Practice’ is maintained.
- Maintain awareness and knowledge of NDIS workflow procedures.
- Support good clinical governance through establishment of regular practice and clinical supervision, professional development and case allocation.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional stakeholder management skills and the ability to build rapport and develop relationships within the early childhood sector as well possess strong people management and leadership skills, have a strong understanding and appreciation for working in an environment where there can be conflicts of interests and highly confidential matters. Tertiary qualifications in the social sciences, psychology, social work, occupational therapy, speech therapy, early childhood education or a related field are essential and additional post graduate qualification in working with children with developmental delays or disabilities would be highly regarded.
As this role is a regional role, only applicants with a valid driver’s licence will be considered.
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