Intereach Limited

About Intereach:

Intereach is a leader amongst community organisations. Today, we span 38 local government areas and have more than 500 staff who deliver more than 30 programs.

At Intereach, we are committed to developing community infrastructure and supporting rural and regional communities.  Our Vision of Strong Connected Communities is what drives us daily to ensure our local communities are at the heart of everything we do.

Intereach is an NDIS Partner in the Community, delivering the Early Childhood Approach in the Loddon, Mallee, Goulburn and Murrumbidgee region.

About the Role:
The Early Childhood Practitioner – Speech Pathologist is responsible for working alongside families with children aged 0 – 9, who have developmental concerns, developmental delay or a diagnosed disability, to provide information and access to early childhood early intervention supports.

The Early Childhood Practitioner works with families to;

· Create a developmental profile for the child using strengths-based approaches including observations, evidence based developmental screeners and assessments and gathering of information from the primary caregiver and other professionals (eg. Educators, Allied Health, Community Child Health Nurse) as relevant,

· Identify and develop goals/priorities for their child that supports participation and inclusion across environments such as their home, early education settings and the community,

· Provide information about the child’s development

· Where a child meets the developmental delay criteria, navigate NDIS access for longer term funded early intervention supports,

· Where a child meets the developmental concerns criteria, develop a family support plan and provide short term early intervention supports using a Key Worker/Team around the child approach.

In this role, you will also use your skills to build connections with community and mainstream organisations, assisting to create opportunities for greater participation and meaningful inclusion of children with developmental delay and disability and their families/carers.

The position is permanent full time – 38 hours per week and can be based in Albury or Wagga Wagga.  

This position is classified under the Health Professionals and Support Services Award as a Level 1.3 with an annual salary between $86,351.20 + Superannuation + Salary Packaging.

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in Speech Pathology/Allied Health, disability, early childhood education or related field. You will have a commitment to making a difference in the lives of children, working knowledge of local services and supports and a strong work ethic with values that align with those of Intereach. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear more about you.

Applications close 23 February 2024 at 10am

What’s in it for you?
Employee benefits include:

* We offer all our employees the option to salary package. For more information on this, please visit http://www.salarypackagingplus.com.au
* Blended working model between office and home
* A great organisational culture 
* The option to accrue utilise flex time
* Learning and development opportunities, including study leave 
* A fantastic Assistance Program wish is available to all staff and their immediate family 
* Paid parental leave 
* Flexible working arrangements 
* Career progression opportunities 
Ready to apply?

Applications can be submitted through our the Intereach website under careers, there you can download the Role Profile and when you’re ready, click ‘Apply Now’.
To be considered for this role you must complete the online form, address the relevant selection criteria, and upload a resume. Please note that failing to provide the required information may result in your application not being submitted for shortlisting. If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be notified by phone. If you are not shortlisted, you will be notified via email.

Resumes and applications will be retained on file for a period of 12 months and may be referred to during this time.

For more information:

If after having read the Role Profile and other available information on this website and you have further queries, please contact: Human Resources on 1300 488 226 or [email protected] for general enquiries.

For further information related specifically to the role please contact Natalie Dumesny 0439 451 063.

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all walks of life, ages, backgrounds, and cultures.
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