Disability Day Program Coordinator

The Ella Centre

Applications Closing: Friday, March 29, 2019 - 00:00

This position is responsible for the program co-ordination, staff supervision and implementation of a community based program for  adults with very high support needs attending a group based day program. This role involves direct support work as well as administration. 

Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Disability
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

The Ella Centre, located at Haberfield, is a leading provider of services to the frail aged and adults with a disability. This position offers an opportunity to participate in the further development of The Ella’s role in the community care sector.

Position details
Qualifications:

Tertiary qualifications in social science, welfare, health or related field

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Understanding of the needs of adults with a disability and their carers
  • Experience in person centred planning and goal setting for adults with a disability with very high support needs
  • Experience in staff supervision and program co-ordination
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation applicable to community care services
  • Experience in dealing with challenging behaviours, plus devising and implementing behaviour management plans
  • Willingness to assist with personal care tasks
  • Well developed communication skills and ability to develop a cohesive staff team
  • Experience in client documentation and maintaining appropriate service records and data
  • Drivers licence
Other Information:

For more information about The Ella Centre, please visit our website: www.ella.org.au 

Contact details
Contact Name: Sonja Despotov
Contact Email: sonjad@ella.org.au
Contact Phone: 97985140
How to apply

Please send an email addressing the essential criteria and your CV to Sonja Despotov. Email: sonjad@ella.org.au.

Date posted: 14 March 2019

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