Early Childhood Practitioner & Community Capacity Building Officer - Mandurah

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Salary: $84,846 - $95,685 per annum (including salary packaging)

Contract: Permanent full time (37.5 hours per week)

Job Type: Early Years

Employer: Wanslea Family Services

Location: Mandurah

Early Childhood Practitioner & Community Capacity Building Officer - Mandurah

Wanslea has been selected as a Partner in the Community to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services across multiple West Australian locations.

Early Childhood Practitioner

Wanslea is seeking passionate and engaging individuals from the following disciplines: Early Childhood Education, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology or other relevant professional field.

The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach supports children who have a developmental delay or disability and their families/carers. Supporting families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life is a fundamental part of the ECEI approach. This position is responsible for the provision of specialist best-practice early childhood assessment, planning and early intervention for children with developmental delays and/or disabilities and their families working closely with Early Intervention Practitioners and Support Workers.

Ideally, you will have extensive knowledge and application of early childhood development, developmental delay and the early intervention service sector and a demonstrated understanding of the NDIS, the ECEI approach and early childhood intervention best practice principles.

Community Capacity Building Officer

Wanslea are seeking a passionate and engaging individual with a degree qualification in health promotion, community development or related discipline with demonstrated experience in designing community engagement frameworks for health, education and/or community organisations.

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of a Community Capacity Building Plan incorporating community education, partnerships and community building strategies in line with the NDIA’s program requirements working collaboratively with a range of key stakeholders to develop region wide initiatives that are consistent with meeting identified needs in the community and the objectives of the service.

Ideally, you will have a good awareness and understanding of the functional and social impact of disability and the importance of social inclusion with a demonstrated commitment and ability to maintain an ethical, inclusive and nonjudgmental approach to disability.

Wanslea has a strong commitment to providing great working conditions within a dynamic and supportive team with a competitive salary. Additionally, you’ll have plenty of opportunity for professional development. 

If you have a genuine passion for supporting and empowering children and their families, and a sound understanding of the early childhood development and disability fields, then don’t miss out on these outstanding opportunities! 

Wanslea is an inclusive employer. We welcome and encourage applications from suitably qualified culturally and linguistically diverse candidates, people who may have a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and sexually and gender diverse people

The application details and competency profile are available on at www.wanslea.asn.au

All enquiries for the above position are to be directed to People and Culture: recruitment@wanslea.asn.au

Please address the Selection Criteria in your cover letter

Job Description - Community Capacity Building Officer

Job Description - Early Childhood Practitioner 

Application Information

Emailed applications will not be accepted. Please apply online via seek

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications close: Sunday, 25 August 2019

Wanslea reserves the right to close the advertisement prior to this date so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.