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Extended Families

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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


Team Leader - LinC Inclusion Support

NOTE: Applications now extended to 21 March 2018

Exciting opportunity to join a quality disability support organisation, focused on real results in community participation and inclusion for children and young adults with a disability. The LinC program began with the roll out of NDIS in the North East Region and will now expand to cover the Eastern Region.

We are seeking an experienced human service coordinator and leader, with expertise supporting children, young adults and families. You will have a solid understanding of and experience in disability and behaviour management, excellent communication and organisational skills and be a proven problem solver. You will also be tech savvy, a fast learner and thrive working in a fast paced environment. 

You will have a relevant tertiary qualification in human services and the ability to supervise direct practice staff. You will ideally have a knowledge of and experience working in the NDIS environment.

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Inclusion Support Workers (Northern and Eastern Regions)

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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Marketing Assistant (Location Coburg)

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Living with a disability can be difficult. We support people aged 0-30 and their families in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula to build friendships and connect with their community.

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