Senior Early Childhood Practitioner - South Metro

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Salary: $98,393 - $108,153 per annum pro rata (including salary packaging)

Contract: Permanent Part Time

Job Type: Early Years

Employer: Wanslea Family Services

Location: Mandurah

Senior Early Childhood Practitioner - South Metro 

Wanslea has been selected as a Partner in the Community to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Wanslea is seeking a skilled, experienced and qualified Senior Early Childhood Practitioner to join our teams in Mandurah.

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 and mentoring of Early Intervention Practitioners and Support Workers.

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.

Wanslea has been selected as a Partner in the Community to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability.


  • Degree in Allied Health (Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology or Physiotherapy) or other relevant professional field
  • Extensive knowledge and application of early childhood development, developmental delay and the early intervention service sector
  • Demonstrated understanding of the NDIS, the ECEI approach and early childhood intervention best practice principles
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching team members to ensure consistency and quality within the ECEI team
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytical ability
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively manage a complex case/client list
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and change management
  • Experience in identifying and implementing continual service improvements
  • Proven ability to complete and oversee the completion of child development assessments and prepare reports
  • Proven ability to work with children with developmental delay or disability and their families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of family centred practice and commitment to the provision of services that reflect evidence-based best practice
  • Proven organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and meet agreed deadlines
  • Awareness and understanding of the functional and social impact of disability and the importance of social inclusion
  • High level verbal and written communication including the ability to engage and communicate with clients from diverse backgrounds , tailoring communication to suit specific target groups
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to respond effectively to initial high volumes of work
  • Ability to identify key stakeholders and build strong effective relationships and partnerships internally and externally
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to maintain an ethical, inclusive and non-judgmental approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated understanding of “child safe” environment
  • High level information management competency including the ability to use technology to record, retrieve, and report information
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills and the ability to make timely and thought-out decisions
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple activities with minimal supervision required
  • Capacity to work creatively and independently, demonstrate initiative and actively develop a supportive team environment


Employee Benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Family friendly work practices
  • Clinical supervision and training
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Salary Packaging

 Job Description 

Candidates shortlisted for the position will be contacted to prepare an address to the essential criteria

Application Information

All enquiries for the above positions are to be directed to Human Resources:

Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted  

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

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