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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 Sarina Sanna on E: sarina@adec.org.au          

Business Manager Preston The role of the Business Manager is to ensure the organisation’s productivity and efficiency, implement its business strategies, and evaluate the organisation’s performance.

DUTIES

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

  • Manage business support services on a day to day basis.
  • Manage Marketing activities and develop ongoing marketing plans for the organisation.
  • Manage Legal area and represent the organisation as required.
  • Manage Quality & Compliance area and report to the ED and Operations Manager as required.
  • Manage periodic internal audits of financial process and activities.
  • In conjunction with the Operations Manager and Finance Manager develop the draft annual Business Plan.
  • Other duties as directed by the Operations Manager or ED
Operations
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To apply please contact Geoff Rowe on E: geoff@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 Sarina Sanna on E: sarina@adec.org.au

Specialised Support Services Officer Preston The role of the Specialised Support Services Officer (S3 Officer) is to manage and direct activities to support eligible ADEC clients over the age of 65 who need to access community and other aged care services.

DUTIES

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

  • Provide short term, episodic support to eligible clients needing to engage with community and other services at key stages of the care pathway, as reflected by the key elements of the Service Coordination framework (initial contact,
    initial needs identification, and referral).
  • Provide information about the range of services to targeted diverse communities and individuals within them.
  • Work collaboratively with services to facilitate improved client access and support.
  • Promote better practice in service delivery responses to meet the needs of diverse communities and the individuals within them.
  • Develop effective links and establish trust specifically with communities and individuals from CALD backgrounds.
  • Use an active service model (strengths-based/capacity-building approach) to needs identification and service provision that recognises and builds on client’s existing skills and resources.
Programs
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To apply please contact Sarina Sanna on E: sarina@adec.org.au

Aged Care Case Manager Preston The role of the Aged Care Case Manager is to manage services provided to ADEC Aged Care clients which will support and maintain their ability to live independently in their own home.

DUTIES

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

  • Monitor a caseload of clients who have requested support with a review
  • Conduct support planning with all clients to establish their support requirements for services and methods of service delivery.
  • Regularly visit clients in their homes for reassessment of their needs and review of progress against care packages.
  • Establish ADEC My Aged Care clients’ support requirements and conduct all subsequent support planning with clients and Support Workers.
  • Keep timely, clear and detailed records of communications with all stakeholders including clients, representatives, support workers, service providers and related professionals associated with clients.
  • Keep accurate and up to date client and administrative records that adhere to compliance requirements.
  • Ensure packaged services are provided within the limits of funding.
  • Organise and supervise daily service requirements to meet the planned needs of clients.
Programs
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To apply please contact Sarina Sanna on E: sarina@adec.org.au

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

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

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