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Early Years Specialist – Key Worker

NSW - Sydney - South West & M5 Corridor Permanent / Full Time

Gavin, having earned a Bachelor's degree in Applied Social Studies, has over six years of experience in various sectors including mental health, disabilities, and out of out-of-home care, where he managed multiple programs.His extensive background has equipped him with a deep understanding of what each sector seeks in a candidate.Gavin is dedicated to placing individuals in roles that best suit their unique needs and strengths, ensuring a tailored fit for both the candidate and the organisation.

Recruiter :
Gavin Carroll

Gavin Carroll
  • Great professional development and training opportunities.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Superb work culture.
Role Overview: As an Early Childhood Support Specialist, you will be at the forefront of delivering tailored early childhood supports in alignment with best practices and program guidelines. You will utilize your expertise in assessments, observations, and developmental knowledge to identify the best support options for each child. Collaborating with families as equal partners, you will develop and implement plans that reflect their priorities and desired outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:
Strengths-Based Support: Deliver personalized, responsive, and flexible services for children and families, ensuring adherence to program guidelines.
Assessment and Planning: Conduct functional assessments and developmental screenings to identify suitable support options. Work closely with families to create and implement tailored plans.
Capacity Building: Empower families, carers, and professionals by building their knowledge, skills, and confidence to support children in learning new skills in everyday settings.
Inclusion Facilitation: Actively promote and facilitate the inclusion of children in community and mainstream environments.
Record Keeping: Maintain accurate documentation of conversations, developmental information, goals, and outcomes in the NDIA business system, following the NDIS Performance Management Framework.
NDIS Plan Assistance: Support families in applying for and implementing funded NDIS plans when applicable.

Qualifications and Skills:

Educational Background: Degree in Early Childhood, Teaching, Social Work, or Behaviour Support.
Time Management: Outstanding ability to manage time, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines and KPIs.
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
Relationship Building: Strong ability to build rapport and develop respectful relationships with families and children.
Intervention Planning: Proficiency in planning group and individual interventions for children with disabilities or developmental delays.
Emotional Intelligence: High level of emotional intelligence, personal resilience, and tenacity.
Technical Skills: Advanced computer literacy.
NDIS Onboarding: Clearance of NDIS onboarding documents before commencement.

Travel: Ability to travel between office locations and within the service area to meet with families and community services.

If you are enthusiastic about early childhood development and have the skills and qualifications to support families and children effectively, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join a dynamic team dedicated to making a positive impact in the community.


Referral reward: $500

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