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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 35 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.

Job TitleLocationRoleCategoryPositions Description
Support Worker Preston The Support Worker may be employed in either or both of the Disability Support and Aged Care programs, depending on their experience and skills and their personal preference. In either case, their role is to undertake a range of personal or domestic assistance, personal care, respite, or social support tasks that will enhance the care recipient’s family and community engagement.

DUTIES

  • Deliver services in accordance with rostered hours and task lists.
  • Assist care recipients through social support and recreational activities to enhance family and community interaction, as required by the client’s NDIS Plan Service Agreement and Client Support Plan (CSP).
  • Undertake a range of personal assistance tasks, as required under the client’s Home Care Package Service Agreement or CSP, to assist the care recipient with daily living activities.
  • Observe, document and report any changes in the carer’s or care recipient’s behaviour, health and wellbeing.
Programs
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HR Officer Preston As the Human Resources Officer you will be required to work closely with the Human Resources Supervisor to implement an effective HR Management Plan. You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the organisation and ensure that company standards are maintained during all processes.

DUTIES

  • Responsible for the orientation of new ADEC employees
  • Conduct orientation training, including training requirements of the employing program
  • Ensure that orientation administration is completed and recorded
  • Coordinate the delivery of annual training requirements
  • Establish a volunteer recruitment strategy across ADEC programs and manage reporting processes to funding authorities
Administration
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HR Assistant Preston As the Human Resources Assistant you will be required to play a crucial role in supporting our HR Team. You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the organisation and ensure that company standards are maintained during all processes.

DUTIES

  • Support the HR Supervisor to implement the HR Management plan
  • Data entry of staff information into the HR information system
  • Maintain the HR information system to ensure employee data and records up to date
  • Contribute to continual improvement of HR policies and procedures
  • Preparation of HR input to audit and other compliance requirements
  • General administration tasks as required
Administration
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Community Services Groups Coordinator Preston ADEC provides a unique multicultural support program for language-specific social support groups and community access high needs groups, focusing on participants with disability from CALD communities, and their carers. The aim of the Community Services Groups program is to provide their members with the opportunity to meet others of similar background in similar circumstances and for them to be able to share their experiences. As the Community Services Groups Coordinator you will supervise a team of Facilitators and manage a range of capacity building projects.

DUTIES

  • Recruit and train bi-lingual Facilitators, and plan their professional development
  • Review the Groups program as necessary to ensure that it meets the service requirements and targets set by government funding authorities
  • Liaise and consult as required with partners, funding bodies and government departments regarding the needs of participants
  • Support Facilitators to deliver services to participants and care recipients and to increase participation rates in support services
  • Initial and ongoing assessment of participants to ensure that they participating in projects / workshops that are relevant to their needs
Projects
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Marketing Officer Preston As the Marketing Officer you will report directly to the Marketing Supervisor and assist in the implementation of marketing activities in order to promote equality and diversity as a fundamental of ADEC’s culture. You will assist in planning and coordinating marketing activities including social media, merchandising, community relations, public relations, information and events. You will liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and be efficient at communicating updates and creative content.

DUTIES

  • Market ADEC as a disability Service Provider and an NDIS and My Aged Care provider
  • Manage and write content of the ADEC website and other marketing platforms to ensure they are current, dynamic and relevant
  • Manage ADEC social media accounts
  • Produce ADEC newsletter
  • Liaise with ethnic communities and community leaders, ethno-specific organisations, and cultural groups and representatives to develop appropriate marketing strategies
  • Assisting in the coordination of marketing related events and undertake projects as required
  • Contribute to the preparation of management reports
Administration
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Client Services Administration Officer Preston As the Client Services Administration Officer you will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks and assist with the overall management of Support Workers within the Aged Care and Disability Support programs.

DUTIES

  • Work closely with the Support Worker Supervisor and Case Managers to ensure smooth running of the Client Support Program
  • Assist in Support Worker allocation and rostering
  • Assist with induction and orientation training for new Support Workers
  • Monitor client and Support Worker database to ensure information is accurate and up to date
  • Coordinate and record ongoing training requirements for Support Workers
  • Review and preparation of Support Worker timesheets ready for payroll
  • Assist in staff appraisals and performance reviews of Support Workers
  • Order and maintain Support Worker PPE
  • Provide on-call phone contact to Support Workers outside normal office hours as required
Office of the ED
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Senior NDIS Appeals Officer Preston The NDIS Support Unit provides support to NDIS clients, their carers and families via ADEC’s NDIS Programs. As the Senior NDIS Appeals Officer you will work one-to-one with people effected by a NDIS decision to assist them to navigate the reviews process. There is an emphasis in this role to help build the client’s self-advocacy skills and awareness of their rights.

DUTIES

  • Monitor a caseload of clients who have requested support with a review
  • Maintain quality electronic client files
  • Participate in relevant advocacy and appeals networks
  • Work with community groups to offer education on rights in relation to NDIA reviews
  • Supervise Appeals Officers in the NDIS Appeals team
  • Support students undergoing work placements at ADEC
  • Other duties as directed by the NDIS Support Unit Coordinator
Programs
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NDIS Administrator Preston As the NDIS Administrator you will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks to facilitate the functioning of the NDIS Support Unit and its programs.

DUTIES

  • Receive all incoming calls for the NDIS Support Unit
  • Screen eligibility for potential clients and record their presenting issues
  • Conduct Intake for clients entering the NDIS Support Unit programs and refer to relevant program
  • Manage program wait lists
  • Create ADEC Information Kits for new clients
  • Create Service Agreements for the NDIS Support Coordination and NDIS Plan Management programs
Programs
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Community Services Project Art Facilitator Preston As the Art Facilitator you will lead an art program for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the Melton and Geelong region. You will work closely with the capacity building team to ensure the program is based on the needs of participants and is aligned with the agreed outcome for participants and the organisation. This role will be part time, 15 hours per week for 6 months.

DUTIES

  • Foster opportunities for ethnic community members to engage in art and well-being activities
  • Develop a platform of workshops focused on arts and culture to support community well-being
  • Encourage social inclusion through community participation in artistic activities.
  • Work with capacity building groups to encourage excellence and participation in arts based programs
  • Manage a portfolio of art projects as assigned by the Community Services Projects Coordinator
  • Collaborate with ADEC Groups Facilitators to enhance the quality of art activities being delivered
Projects
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