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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
NDIS Appeals Officer Preston The role of the NDIS Appeals Officer is to work one-to-one with people affected by an 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. Please note this is a part time role - 30.4 hours per week.

DUTIES

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

  • Monitor a caseload of clients who require support through the NDIS reviews process.
  • Participate in relevant service networks.
  • Work with community groups to offer education on rights in relation to NDIA reviews.
  • Assist the NDIS Unit Coordinator to prepare for compliance audits.
  • Maintain quality electronic client files.
  • Support students undergoing work placements at ADEC.
  • Support volunteers assisting at ADEC.
  • Other duties as directed by the NDIS Unit Coordinator.

 

NDIS
PD_ NDIS Appeals Officer

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

Aged Care Community Services Officer Preston The role of the Aged Care Community Services Officer (CSO) 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.

DUTIES

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

  • Develop and employ strategies to attract clients to the Aged Care 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 Aged Care Community Services and 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_Aged Care Community Services Officer

To apply please contact Laura Kusber on E: laura@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.

  • 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.
  • Provide on the job support and training to Support Workers as required.
  • Participate as required in all supervision and in-house training sessions.
  • Data input as required to ADEC database.
  • Other duties as directed by the Aged Care Unit Coordinator.

 

Aged Care
PD_Aged Care Case Manager

To apply please contact Laura Kusber on E: laura@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.
Client Services PD_SupportWorker

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

Karenni Social Support Groups Facilitator – 6hrs/w Part Time Fixed Term Werribee The role of the Groups Facilitator is to empower participants with a disability from diverse cultural backgrounds by organising capacity building activities for participants.

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.
  • 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.
Community Services PD Social Support Groups Facilitator - May 2022

To apply  please contact Shiv on E: shiv@adec.org.au

Karen Social Support Groups Facilitator – 9hrs/w Part Time Fixed Term Werribee The role of the Groups Facilitator is to empower participants with a disability from diverse cultural backgrounds by organising capacity building activities for participants.

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.
  • 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.
Community Services PD Social Support Groups Facilitator - May 2022

To apply  please contact Shiv on E: shiv@adec.org.au

Support Worker Administration Officer Preston The role of Support Worker Administration Officer is to coordinate the rostering and shift management arrangements for Support Workers.

DUTIES

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

  • Roster Support Workers and coordinate all shift management arrangements.
  • Provide on-call phone contact for Support Workers outside normal office hours as required.
  • Assist with Support Worker administration of time sheets and client case notes
  • Participate in audit procedures.
  • Other tasks and duties as directed by the Support Worker Coordinator.
Client Services

PD Support Worker Administration Officer

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.

DUTIES

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

  • 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 Community Services Manager to develop funding submissions for the program’s development.
  • Support ethno-specific workers to work with people living with mental illness.

Second Language Desirable but not Essential

Community Services

PD Capacity Building Officer

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