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Team Leader, Early Childhood Intervention | KU Children's Services - Full Time

Advertiser: KU Children's Services4.3 out of 54.3 overall rating (24 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 Nov 2018
Location
Sydney
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Management
KU Children's Services is one of Australia's leading providers of early childhood education and care, and has been enriching the lives of children, families and communities since 1895.

Our range of services are based on a high quality, play-based learning philosophy, and offer staff diverse career opportunities.

Join us and become part of the KU difference.
Team Leader, Early Childhood Intervention | KU Children's Services - Full Time

About Us

KU Children's Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 140 early childhood education and care services in NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services.

99% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards. KU also operates brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

About the Role

We are seeking an Early Childhood Intervention Regional Coordinator to facilitate and support families who have a child with a disability or a developmental delay.

This position is responsible for the overall coordination of the Early Childhood Intervention service delivery in the Macarthur and Penrith regions including but not limited to;

  • Coordinating the multidisciplinary team delivering therapy through NDIS funded supports
  • Provide supervision to senior Allied Health professionals in the team
  • Coordinate the provision of allied health services to achieve cost-effective service delivery and efficient billing processes.

This is a permanent full time position working 8 hours per day, 5 days per week and accruing a monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO).

About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work
  • Experience working in a team leader/supervisory role
  • Experience supporting children with developmental delay and disability and their families
  • Demonstrated understanding of a transdisciplinary/key worker model of service delivery under NDIS funding
  • Demonstrated understanding of NDIS administration tasks e.g. billing and claiming through the NDIS Portal
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and vulnerable families.
  • Knowledge of child protection legislation
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet required deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Current driver’s licence and reliable vehicle

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2018. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

To apply for the role include a CV and cover letter addressing your suitability to the key criteria outlined above.

For more information and a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Larraine Brown, Manager Starting Points Programs, on 0408 675 936 or Katie, Careers Consultant on 9268 3934 or email careers@ku.com.au

 PS_Position Description - ECI Regional Coordinator_V.1.docx

About Us

KU Children's Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 140 early childhood education and care services in NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services.

99% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards. KU also operates brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

About the Role

We are seeking an Early Childhood Intervention Regional Coordinator to facilitate and support families who have a child with a disability or a developmental delay.

This position is responsible for the overall coordination of the Early Childhood Intervention service delivery in the Macarthur and Penrith regions including but not limited to;

  • Coordinating the multidisciplinary team delivering therapy through NDIS funded supports
  • Provide supervision to senior Allied Health professionals in the team
  • Coordinate the provision of allied health services to achieve cost-effective service delivery and efficient billing processes.

This is a permanent full time position working 8 hours per day, 5 days per week and accruing a monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO).

About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work
  • Experience working in a team leader/supervisory role
  • Experience supporting children with developmental delay and disability and their families
  • Demonstrated understanding of a transdisciplinary/key worker model of service delivery under NDIS funding
  • Demonstrated understanding of NDIS administration tasks e.g. billing and claiming through the NDIS Portal
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and vulnerable families.
  • Knowledge of child protection legislation
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet required deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Current driver’s licence and reliable vehicle

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2018. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

To apply for the role include a CV and cover letter addressing your suitability to the key criteria outlined above.

For more information and a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Larraine Brown, Manager Starting Points Programs, on 0408 675 936 or Katie, Careers Consultant on 9268 3934 or email careers@ku.com.au

 PS_Position Description - ECI Regional Coordinator_V.1.docx

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