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Join our Extended Family … and make a real and lasting difference for children and young adults with a disability and their family.

We are continuing to grow our range of inclusion support, recreation and support coordination services. If you would like to know more about the great employment opportunities at Extended Families, or you are interested in working with our team, please email your resume.

Note all staff require a current satisfactory Police Check, a current employee Working with Children Check and must satisfactorily pass the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check.

Why work at Extended Families?

Here are a few of the reasons we think you might like to join us:

  • A committed and genuine team with a shared vision to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people with a disability and their families and make a real difference in our community.
  • A high level of job satisfaction, based on a positive work culture of collaboration, relationships and teamwork.
  • A long and effective history in disability support and community inclusion, with well developed policies, procedures and practice guidelines.
  • An e-learning system to support your orientation and ongoing development.
  • Support and supervision is valued and ongoing professional development opportunities provided.
  •  Staff are respected and their input and contribution to service operation and development valued, leading to a flexible and creative approach to service delivery.
  • A flexible work environment to promote work life balance, with an effective ‘time in leiu’ system.  
  • Salary packaging up to the legal limit for staff (except casuals).
  • Award rates and a focus on opportunities for career development for our staff.


Current Employment Opportunities

Business Manager (30 to 38 hours a week)

Extended Families is in a period of growth having successfully survived the initial challenges of the new NDIS funding environment. We are now seeking a Business Manager to help us manage the growing administrative load and to improve our financial, business and service delivery performance and efficiency. 

As Extended Families is a dynamic organisation, this role will be required to be both ‘hands on’ as well as involved in higher-level strategic work. Based on the successful candidates skills and experience, there will be some flexibility to develop the role so as a candidates value proposition to Extended Families is optimised.

You will be an experienced business / finance professional with experience in management and business development. You will have:

  • Tertiary or post graduate qualification in Business / Finance discipline and prior experience in financial management.
  • Demonstrated Business and commercial Acumen.
  • Financial analysis and modelling skills.
  • Experience in developing and/or managing new income sources.
  • Ability to supervise staff and lead a team to optimise individual and team performance.
  • Capacity and aptitude to work sensitively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Capacity to think strategically and creatively.
  • High computer literacy and technical competent; be proficient in MS Office software such as MS Word, Excel and in financial management software MYOB. (Knowledge of the CRM system Salesforce preferred).
  • Knowledge of the NDIS and challenges in the disability services sector preferred.

If you are interested, please feel free to discuss the position with us - see job description.

Position Description - Business Manager 2019 (Closing 11/7/19)

Support Coordinator

With increasing demand we have an ongoing need for new Support Coordinators, for casual, part-time or full time positions. We are especially seeking staff bi-lingual in English and one other language from either Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese or Arabic. Help people with a disability achieve their goals and families make the most of their child’s NDIS plan.  For many participants and parents, finding their way through the process of planning and connecting with services can be challenging and time consuming. Support Coordinators help people plan, connect to services and overcome barriers. See position description for application process. Applications are ongoing, although we are looking for another Vietnamese worker for our South East area to join ASAP. Applications for this position close 15/7/19.

Position Description – Support Coordination

Position Description - Support Coordination - Vietnamese Speaking (closing 15/7/19)

Inclusion Support Workers (Melbourne Metro)

Support children and young adults with a disability by helping them experience genuine friendship and community inclusion, including in sport, recreation and leisure. You could be taking someone to their weekly dance class, doing a regular leisure activity with them, helping them learn to use public transport, going to a café and helping them practice their social skills or supporting a group of children to explore a city attraction. We have roles available to support participants in our LinC (individual inclusion support) Program.

Positions are casual with a view to develop some into permanent positions.

Ideally you will have past relevant experience and / or minimum Cert III qualification.

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Suite 1, 95 Bell Street
P.O.Box 275
Coburg Victoria 3058