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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, 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:

  • 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


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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Position Description – Inclusion Support Worker

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  • Maternity Leave Cover from July 2024 to December 2024 (or January 2025)
  • 30 hours a week (or as negotiated)
  • Box Hill Location

We are seeking an experienced Cantonese (and preferably also Mandarin) speaking NDIS Support Coordinator to join our Support Coordination team at Box Hill. 

You will have:

  • Bi-lingual Cantonese and English (and preferably Mandarin), with strong written and spoken English skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Psychology or equivalent 
  • Experience in and understanding of Disability Services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NDIS

Enquiries can be directed to Support Coordination Manager, Ms Rosemary Nicholls, on 03 9355 8848 or email Rosemary@extendedfamilies.org.au.

Please refer to the Position Description below for more information about the role.

Position Description - NDIS Support Coordinator (Cantonese speaking)

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