The Key Worker will work as part of a team in a trans-disciplinary model of service delivery. The position is responsible for providing specialist support and service provision to children with a disability or developmental delay and their families, in order to promote development, well- being and community participation. The role will operate in partnership with parents/caregivers, families and other significant stakeholders to enhance their knowledge, skills and supports to meet the needs of the child. The Key Worker/ Educational Specialist will promote and optimize the child's learning and development to ensure full and active participation in family and community life. They will implement service provision under the National Guidelines on Best Practice for Early Childhood Intervention Services and relevant NDIS guidelines
Duties of this role may include but are not limited to the following:
* Work within a trans-disciplinary team to provide an Early Intervention service focused on child and family goals and priorities delivered within both universal and specialist support services.
* Use a family centred and strengths-based approach to deliver high quality support to children with a developmental delay/disability.
* Assess, develop and implement planning, therapy and other support strategies to achieve high quality outcomes for the child and family.
* Work closely to engage with other Key Workers within the team to deliver high quality integrated therapy and teaching supports to children and families as stipulated in service agreement.
* Provide ongoing feedback through progress notes, reports and discussion with families/carers in a timely and effective manner.
* Adopt a risk management approach to problem solving to assist in identifying issues which may have ramifications for the child, family or broader community in which we work.
What's in it for you?
*Purpose driven work and job fullfilment
* Flexible working environment
* Competetive salary packaging benefits
* Generous professional development opportunties
Key Selection Criteria
* A tertiary qualification in allied health (speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology) or early childhood teaching.
* Registration with or eligible for membership with professional body.
* Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other professionals to enhance the supports provided to children and families.
* Current Driver's licence and ability to access own vehicle
* Satisfactory completion of safety screening including a National Police check, Proof of Identity check, International Police check (if required), a valid Victorian Working with Children Check (Employee), NDIS Worker Screening Check, current Victorian Drivers Licence, and the right to work in Australia in line with the Victorian Safety Screening Policy.
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