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Then you are what we are looking for!
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 established in 1985 to advocate for and assist people with disability and older people in need of support from diverse cultural backgrounds, and their families and carers. ADEC exists to empower people, fight inequality, nurture community cohesion and advocate for the full inclusion of the people we serve within broader society.

ADEC provides advocacy services, capacity building programs for people with disabilities, community aged care services, Plan Management (NDIS), NDIS Appeals, and direct personal and domestic care support services. ADEC also actively participates in systemic advocacy and collaborative initiatives in support of more effective and inclusive disability and aged care sectors. ADEC currently serves around 1700 clients with around 200 staff.

ADEC is an inclusive employer and values the contribution of people with disabilities to our workplace. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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
Capacity Building Officer (2 positions) Werribee Full-time and part time/Ongoing opportunities available!
Previous experience within the NDIS sector ie support coordination desirable
Previous experience of preparing grant applications and managing small projects highly desirable

DUTIES

For full details, please refer to 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 Capacity Building Team Leader to develop funding submissions for the program’s development
  • Support ethno-specific workers to work with people living with mental illness.

Support community services, disability service providers and mainstream mental health services to work in culturally responsive ways:

  • Organise regular education, information and well-being activities for ethno-specific communities
  • Provide one to one support to persons in the community (diagnosed and undiagnosed) to navigate and transition onto the NDIS
  • Deliver education sessions to disability service providers and community support organisations on Cultural Competence and Ethnic Community Capacity Building.
  • Develop relationships to encourage the integration of ethno-specific communities into mainstream services.
Community Services & Development PD Capacity Building Officer

Applications can be sent via SEEK or ADEC’s Recruitment Officer at recruitment@adec.org.au, and should include a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

Support Worker South Morang 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 full details, please refer to 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 Support Worker

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