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, support coordination and other services. Please refer below for current vacancies.
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:
SUPPORT COORDINATORS (Melbourne Metro)
Support Coordinators help people with a disability and their families plan, connect to services, overcome barriers and achieve their goals. For many participants and parents, finding their way through the process of planning and connecting with services can be challenging and time consuming. Our focus is on children and young adults and we have strong multi-cultural links. We have two current position's available, 1. a Chinese speaking Support Coordinator to be based at our Box Hill Office; and 2. we would also be interesting to hearing from Social Workers with extensive experience and familiar in working with complex cases. This later position is not currently advertise, but we would welcome Expressions of Interest.
Extended Families has an excellent reputation in quality practice and a supportive team environment. This position will work with complex families and individuals and is ideally suited to an experienced Social Worker or Case Manager. This position will be based at our Box Hill office, but will involve travel to visit participants in various locations. Whilst our primary cohort is people with intellectual, physical, sensory, neurological disability and Autism, we have an increasing number of people with mental illness so experience in mental health services would be strongly welcomed.
We are seeking a Support Coordinators who has:
We are looking for people with qualifications in Social Work or equivalent.
INCLUSION SUPPORT WORKERS (Melbourne Metro)
We are looking for motivated, professional and engaging people to support children and young adults with a disability.
If you are wanting to build on your planning, skill-building, positive behaviour support and motivational skills to support children and young adults achieve their life-skills goals, then we encourage you to apply. Experience is not necessary, rather the right attitude, willingness to learn, and an ability to be reflective in your practice.
This is a fantastic opportunity for students who are studying Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Education, Youth Work, Speech Pathology or Health Science, to gain on-the-job work experience.
See the position description below for more information about this casual role.
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Suite 1, 95 Bell Street
Coburg Victoria 3058