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Working for a not for profit organisation can be a very rewarding experience. There is something special about knowing that the work you do, the years you invest, is contributing to positive change in our society. ADEC is an inclusive employer that supports staff to develop, grow and obtain diverse skills.

About ADEC

ADEC is a state-wide Victorian organisation that has been supporting people living with disability, their families, and carers from diverse cultural backgrounds, for over 32 years. Our workforce is made up of friendly bilingual staff who understand cultural diversity and seek to improve the communities with which they have contact. ADEC is an equal opportunity employer; we value and strongly support the principles of equal opportunity in the workplace.

  

Current Positions Available

 

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About the business and the role

The role of the Disability Support Team Leader is to develop and coordinate the program of Disability Support activities state-wide.

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Knowledge of the Commonwealth Home Support and NDIS programs.
  • Previous experience in a comparable position.
  • Demonstrate a high level of written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to plan a program of activity, and to deliver it successfully and within budget.
  • Ability to build and develop a team.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Hold a valid and current licence to drive a motor vehicle, issued by the appropriate authority in the jurisdiction in which the holder will drive, and appropriate to the type of vehicle to be driven.

 

Desirable

  • Formal qualifications in social work, community development, community services or related areas.
  • Previous experience of working with carers from ethnic communities.
  • Previous experience of working with people with disability.
  • Experience of budget preparation and expenditure tracking.

 

 

The selection criteria must be addressed for further consideration for this role.

Position Description is available by clicking HERE

If you would like more information about working for ADEC, get in touch with our HR Coordinator, Ian Dempsey via phone: 03 9480 7000 via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill out the form below.

 

 

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Support Worker

About the business and the role

ADEC is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a wide range of supports to individuals from ethnic backgrounds who have a disability. Our focus is on providing services with a culturally sensitive and understanding approach.

We currently have casual vacancies for support workers in our Community & Home Support Program (CHSP) within the Northern area of Melbourne.

The CHSP Support Worker's role is to provide quality assistance to individuals with a disability, their families and carers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Our program is successfully built around supporting the individual's needs, wants and strengths while making it an enjoyable experience.

Skills and experience required

  • Certificate III or higher in Home & Community Care, Aged Care, Disability.
  • Previous experience in the disability or aged care field in a comparable position.
  • Current driver’s license and the availability of a vehicle with comprehensive insurance cover.
  • National Police Check.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme clearance.
  • Current First Aid and CPR qualifications.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, within guidelines and procedures.
  • Mobile telephone.
  • Second language

 

Position Description is available by clicking HERE

For all CHSP support worker position enquiries please contact Brandi Rutherford CHSP Co-ordinator on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (03) 9480 7000

Alternatively please email your resume to Ian Dempsey, Human Relations Co-ordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Casual Trainers

ADEC currently has a vacancy for Casual Trainers based at ADEC’s Preston Office located at 175 Plenty Road Preston and working at other sites as agreed.
The Trainer is to provide non-accredited cultural awareness training, interpreter training and disability awareness training to organisations and individuals working with, or planning to work with, people with disabilities and their carers from CALD backgrounds. Develop innovative training products on a needs basis to meet identified niches or gaps in cultural competence within the community.

Duties:

Deliver non-accredited training to organisations and individuals working with, or planning to work with, people with disabilities and their carers, from CALD backgrounds;

Deliver training to people from CALD communities about the disability and mental health service sectors and supports in Australia;

Deliver training workshops to meet participants’ and agencies’ training needs, including:

  • Cultural awareness;
  • Perceptions of disability and health and well-being in ethnic communities;
  • Cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Working with interpreters.

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in HACC, Aged Care or Disability fields;
  • Experience in working with CALD communities;
  • Second language;
  • Ability to use interpreters;
  • Appropriate qualifications and/or experience in an equivalent position.

 

The selection criteria must be addressed for further consideration for this role.

Position Description is available by clicking HERE

If you would like more information about working for ADEC, get in touch with our HR Coordinator, Ian Dempsey via phone: 03 9480 7000 via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill out the form below.