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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.

Below is a list of ADEC's current vacancies. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to the relevant email address with the job title in the subject line.

 

Job TitleLocationRoleCategoryPositions Description
Client Service Manager Preston The Client Services Manager has responsibility for ADEC service delivery under the following programs:
1. My Aged Care.
2.  NDIS Support – this program includes Disability Support, NDIS Appeals, and NDIS Plan Management.
3. Specialised Support Services (S3).
4. Support Workers.
The Client Services Manager undertakes promotion, management and supervision within their department and is a member of the Management group.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Manage assigned programs within the Client Services department to ensure they deliver effective, compliant services to ADEC clients
  • Coordinate all ADEC program activity between programs within their department
  • Support program coordinators/supervisors to meet the Quality Improvement and compliance requirements of their programs
  • Prepare annual operational plans and budgets for the managed programs and conduct reviews to ensure that they meet the expressed needs of participants
  • Complete staff appraisals and performance reviews as required under ADEC procedures
  • Prepare and submit reports as required to management and funding authorities, ensuring an emphasis on management and outcome reporting
  • Undertake specific projects or other duties as directed by the Executive Director (ED)
Programs
PD_Client Services Manager

To apply please contact Tammy Comfort on E: jobs@adec.org.au

Human Resources Officer Preston The HR Officer supports the HR Supervisor to implement the HR Management Plan and has specific responsibility for the
orientation of new ADEC staff (except Support Workers) to their employing programs.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Support the HR Supervisor to maintain an effective system for managing staff employment arrangements.
  • Manage all aspects of orientation for new staff members:
  •  Conduct orientation training, including training requirements of the employing program.
  •  Ensure that orientation administration is completed and recorded.
  • Coordinate the delivery of mandatory continuation and annual training to meet the requirements of ADEC and
    employing programs.
  • Collaborate with the ADEC Marketing Supervisor to develop and manage a Volunteer Support program:
  •  Establish a volunteer recruitment strategy for application across all ADEC programs
  • Coordinate recruitment activity with the On-Boarding Officer.
  •  Manage reporting processes to funding authorities.
Administration
PD_Human Resources Officer

To apply please contact Tammy Comfort on E: jobs@adec.org.au

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

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • 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 PD_SupportWorker

To apply please contact Rikky Baird on Email: rikky@adec.org.au 

Disability Support Senior Case Manager - Maternity Leave Preston The role of the Disability Support Senior Case Manager is to manage ADEC’s Disability Support program delivering services to NDIS participants, their carers and families. The Disability Support program supports and maintains the care recipient’s ability to achieve the goals contained in their care plans and service agreement.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Conduct service planning (including care plans and service agreements) and initial and ongoing assessment of NDIS participants, ensuring that appropriate referral pathways are provided.
  • Monitor a caseload of NDIS participants who receive services under the Disability Support program.
  • Gather feedback from NDIS participants regarding Disability Support services provided.
  • Assist support workers to deliver services to NDIS participants, their carers and families.
  • Provide on-call phone support to support workers outside normal office hours as required.
  • Liaise and consult as required with other ADEC programs, partners, funding bodies and government departments.
  • Ensure the program meets external and internal audit requirements of the funding bodies and the agency.
Client Services Department
PD_DisabilitySupportSeniorCaseManager

To apply please contact Alyssa McIntyre on Email: alyssa@adec.org.au

Capacity Building Officer Werribee The role of the Capacity Building Officer (CBO) is to build the capacity of ethnic communities in accessing and/or transition to the NDIS.  The foundation for this work will be strong relationships with ethnic leaders and ethno-specific organisations through which to develop understandings of communities’ needs.  Capacity building strategies can then be jointly developed to respond to these identified needs. The CBO also has an important role to play within ADEC’s Mental Health program and organisation to assist connections between ethnic communities and mental health services.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

To assist people from ethnic communities to access appropriate services through community capacity building:

  • Develop relationships with ethnic community leaders and ethno-specific organisations to create a dialogue around service access issues and develop collaborative capacity building strategies.
  • Provide information to assist people from ethnic communities to make informed choices about service options.
  • Support the Projects Manager to develop funding submissions for the program’s development.
  • Support ethno-specific workers to work with people living with mental illness.
Community Services
PD_CapacityBuilding_CBO

To apply please email us on : jobs@adec.org.au          

Advocate Preston The role of the Advocate is to work one-to-one with people from ethnic backgrounds with a disability and/or their carers to ensure and facilitate access to services, and equitable treatment within services. The Advocate may be involved with participants in a case management role.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Assist My Aged Care participants to access the supports they require to achieve their goals.
  • Support a program of capacity-building and empowerment of persons with disability to advocate on their own behalf.
  • Participate in relevant service networks.
  • Support a program of self-advocacy training to enable clients to represent themselves, including engagement with other service providers as required to organise self-advocacy sessions for relevant client groups/cohorts.
  • Provide secondary consultations to service providers who are seeking assistance in working with people from ethnic backgrounds.
  • Participate as required in the delivery of an ADEC information service through briefings and presentations.
  • Assist the Advocacy Supervisor to prepare for compliance audits.
Programs
PD_Advocacy_Advocate

To apply  please contact Mini Dahiya on E: mini@adec.org.au

Community Services Group Facilitators x3 Preston ADEC currently has 3 facilitator positions available for our language specific peer support groups, one each for our Vietnamese, Turkish and Japanese groups. This is a very rewarding role with its main focus on empowering participants with a disability from diverse cultural backgrounds by organising capacity building activities.

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Facilitate ongoing activities to promote social inclusion as well as provide support, information, linkages and referral to eligible participants.
  • Create a non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere for group members to open and share their feelings, experiences and ideas.
  • Attend regular training and reviews of Group activities with the Groups Coordinator.
  • Participate in regular team meetings.
  • Complete a monthly report of activities as directed by the Groups Coordinator.
  • Deliver capacity building workshops within Groups based on needs, abilities and interests.
  • Work closely with CBOs to organise and implement a regular activity based program.
  • Maintain the Group’s budget and other documentation such as attendance lists and feedback forms as required by the
    program.
  • Facilitate information sessions and skill-building workshops for participants.
  • Promote the group and recruit new group members.
  • Achieve KPIs as agreed with Groups Coordinator to ensure that targets are achieved in a timely manner.
  • Other tasks and duties as directed by the Groups Coordinator or the CS Manager.
Community Services

PD Community Services Groups Facilitator

To apply  please contact Helen Brady on E: helen@adec.org.au  and provide the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Minimum of 3 references - Mobile + Business phone number
CHSP Services Officer  Preston The CHSP Services program provides state-wide community supports and services for ADEC clients over the age of 65 who are eligible to receive CHSP services. The role of the CHSP Services Officer is to manage and direct community access, in-home care, and community transport support to ADEC clients over the age of 65 who are eligible to receive CHSP services. This is a Contract Full Time Fixed Term role ( Level 3:4 - 38 hours per week).

DUTIES

For a full list of duties please see the attached PD.

  • Develop and employ strategies to attract clients to the CHSP Services program.
  • Conduct client assessments to confirm services required, and clients’ eligibility to receive them.
  • Provide short term support to eligible clients needing to engage with community and other services.
  • Develop and implement an ongoing calendar of CHSP support activities.
  • Contribute to the preparation and submission of data and statistical reports and returns, and ADEC management
    reports.
  • Prepare the program for audit in coordination with the Q&C Supervisor.
  • Other duties as required by the Aged Care Coordinator.
Aged Care

PD CHSP Services Officer

To apply  please contact Laura on E: laura@adec.org.au  and provide the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Minimum of 3 references - Mobile + Business phone number