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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 jobs@adec.org.au with the job title in the subject line.

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

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
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To apply please contact Rikky Baird on E: rikky@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
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To apply please email us on : jobs@adec.org.au          

Community Transport Officer Preston The Client Services Department delivers core support to ADEC participants, their carers and families who require community access through the Specialist Service Support, Flexible Service Response, and Community Transport programs; and home and community supports through the Aged Care and NDIS Support programs. The role of the Community Transport Officer is to ensure the efficient delivery of community transport services and activities to support eligible ADEC clients as defined by the CHSP funding guidelines.

DUTIES

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

Develop and coordinate the community transport service, ensuring its operation is efficient, effective, safe and meets all of ADEC and CHSP requirements.

  • Meet annual service output targets and ensure achievement of agreed targets.
  • Oversee the daily tasks of the program.
  • Regularly review and evaluate the service, including passenger satisfaction levels and implement improvements/new services as required.
  • Ensure fleet vehicles are fit for purpose including cleanliness, well maintained and mechanically sound.
  • Develop and manage work plans, rosters and passenger lists to ensure the smooth operation of the service.
Client Services

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