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. 

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

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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