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BUSHkids is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation which works within local communities to support the development of children by increasing community capacity through education, prevention and early intervention programs.

Services are primarily delivered from regional Centres based in Bundaberg, Dalby, Emerald, Mount Isa and Warwick, with satellite sites in Inglewood, Stanthorpe, Kingaroy/Nanango and Agnes Waters/Miriam Vale. BUSHkids NDIS Early Start Teams are based in Bundaberg and Rockhampton with satellite centres in Emerald, Biloela and Gladstone.

Regional activities are coordinated by a small number of support staff located in the BUSHkids Offices in Toowong, Brisbane.

Our Purpose

To provide equitable and accessible health, developmental and educational services to families and communities that will encourage them to grow.

Our Vision

To become recognised as a leader in developmental services, empowering children and their families in rural, remote and regional Queensland to be engaged, connected, aware and resilient.

Our Values

  • Child-focused and family-centred
  • Working collaboratively to make a difference for vulnerable families
  • Accountability to clients, communities and stakeholders
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THIS ROLE IS A FULL-TIME POSITION, FIXED TERM LOCUM CONTRACT ENDING SEPTEMBER 2018 - REQUIRING IMMEDIATE START.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with children and families in Warwick and surrounding areas; and who is motivated to making a positive difference through early intervention and family-centred practice.

This position fulfills discipline specific and multidisciplinary support within the Children’s Allied Health Services team. This team consists of family health support worker/social work, occupational therapy, psychology, and speech-language pathology.

In the role of an Occupational Therapist at BUSHkids you will have the opportunity to:

  • Fulfil a participative, consultative and collaborative role in the multidisciplinary team to facilitate early intervention services that improve the health and well-being of children with, or at risk of, developmental and other difficulties.
  • Provide health education sessions, screening and/or clinical assessment and goal-directed intervention.
  • Work collaboratively with the client’s parents/caregivers, other team members and the client’s key support personnel to provide services which maximize developmental outcomes for the client.

Mandatory requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Working with Children Blue Card – positive notice.

Other requirements:

  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status

Desirable:

  • Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating group programs for young children and their parents/carers.
  • Experience in the provision of health promotion/community education activities.
  • Experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other pervasive developmental disorders.
  • Experience working with families in rural, remote or indigenous communities.

 

BUSHkids BENEFITS

A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, such as:

  • a nine-day fortnight work arrangement for full-time staff
  • locality allowance if applicable to region
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Professional development – access to clinical supervision and support

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • BUSHkids is a not-for-profit organisation – the ongoing duration of this position is dependent on the availability of continued funding
  • Each staff member is appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their clinical experience
  • Travel and overnight stays from the centre may be required of this position
  • A criminal history check may be initiated on the successful applicant with the Queensland Police Service
  • A discipline history check may be initiated on the successful applicant
  • A non-smoking policy applies in all BUSHkids buildings, offices and motor vehicles
  • All staff are required to complete a 3 month probation period on commencement of employment
  • As BUSHkids is a not for profit organisation, participation in fundraising activities may be required.

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of children with communication impairments with focus on early intervention and family centred practice

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

 

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the above key selection criteria.

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

Enquiries can be directed to the BUSHKids Services Manager – Children’s Allied Health Services by phone 07 3870 7288 or email recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

THIS POSITION IS A FULL-TIME FIXED TERM SIX (6) MONTHS CONTRACT - IMMEDIATE START.

BUSHkids is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation which offers a range of multidisciplinary Allied Health services to children and their families living in regional and remote areas of Queensland.

 

We are looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist who is passionate about working with families with children who require support for their communication development.

 

As the Speech and Language Pathologist in the team you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with families and other organisations in the provision of speech pathology services to children who require support for their communication development in accordance with the BUSHkids model of care
  • Actively participate in the multidisciplinary team setting with particular emphasis on the delivery of speech pathology services to optimise development and independence for children and their families
  • Promote the importance of early intervention and its role in preventing long term educational and behavioural issues through community development and health promotion strategies

 

Mandatory Requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Speech Pathology
  • Current practicing membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Working with Children Blue Card – positive notice

 

Other requirements:

  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status
  • Note: Successful applicant will be required to provide certified copies of required documentation.
  • Desirable:
  • Certified Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating group programs for young children and their parents/carers
  • Experience in the provision of health promotion/community education activities
  • Experience working with families in rural, remote or indigenous communities

 

BUSHkids BENEFITS

  • A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, such as:
  • a nine-day fortnight work arrangement for full-time staff
  • locality allowance if applicable to region
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Professional development – access to clinical supervision and support

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • BUSHkids is a not-for-profit organisation – the ongoing duration of this position is dependent on the availability of continued funding
  • Each staff member is appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their clinical experience
  • Travel and overnight stays from the centre may be required of this position
  • A criminal history check may be initiated on the successful applicant with the Queensland Police Service
  • A discipline history check may be initiated on the successful applicant
  • A non-smoking policy applies in all BUSHkids buildings, offices and motor vehicles
  • All staff are required to complete a 3 month probation period on commencement of employment
  • As BUSHkids is a not for profit organisation, participation in fundraising activities may be required.

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of children with communication impairments with focus on early intervention and family centred practice.

 

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload.

 

 

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the above key selection criteria.

 

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

Enquiries can be directed to the BUSHKids Services Manager – Children’s Allied Health Services by phone 07 3870 7288 or email recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

We are looking for a registered psychologists who is passionate about working with families with children experiencing emotional, social, academic and behavioural difficulties.

As the Psychologist you will:

  • Collaborate with families and other organisations in the provision of psychological services to children who require support for social, emotional or behavioural difficulties, which are significantly impacting on the child’s overall health and well-being.
  • Actively participate in the multidisciplinary team setting with particular emphasis on the delivery of psychology services to optimize development and independence for children and their families.
  • Promote the importance of early intervention and its role in preventing long term emotional, educational and behavioural issues through community development and health promotion strategies.

 

Mandatory Requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology (4 year degree)
  • Current Full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia

 

Other requirements:

  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status

Each staff member will be required to provide the Allied Health Services Manager with certified copies of required documentation if not already held on file.

Desirable

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Experience with working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Experience working with families in rural, remote or Indigenous communities.
  • Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating small group programs with children and/or their parents/carers
  • Experience in the provision of health promotion/community education activities

 

Additional Information

BUSHkids is a not-for-profit organisation – the ongoing duration of this position is dependent on the availability of continued funding

  • People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Each staff member is appointed to the most appropriate classification level based on their clinical experience
  • Travel and overnight stays from the centre may be required of this position
  • A criminal history check may be initiated on the successful applicant with the Queensland Police Service
  • A discipline history check may be initiated on the successful applicant
  • A non-smoking policy applies in all BUSHkids buildings, offices and motor vehicles
  • All staff are required to complete a 3-6 month probation period on commencement of employment
  • As BUSHkids is a not for profit organisation, participation in fundraising activities may be required

 

Key Selection Criteria

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of children with, or at risk of, social, emotional, developmental and behavioural difficulties, with a focus on early intervention and family-centred practice

 

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team

 

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

 

HOW TO APPLY 

Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role addressing the key selection criteria.

Please email your application to the Service Manager – Children’s Allied Health Services at recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A position description can be found here

 

THIS POSITION IS A FULL-TIME FIXED TERM SECONDMENT TWELVE (12) MONTHS CONTRACT - IMMEDIATE START.

BUSHkids is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation which offers a range of multidisciplinary Allied Health services to children and their families living in regional and remote areas of Queensland.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist who is passionate about working with families with children who require support for their communication development.

As the Speech and Language Pathologist in the team you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with families and other organisations in the provision of speech pathology services to children who require support for their communication development in accordance with the BUSHkids model of care
  • Actively participate in the multidisciplinary team setting with particular emphasis on the delivery of speech pathology services to optimise development and independence for children and their families
  • Promote the importance of early intervention and its role in preventing long term educational and behavioural issues through community development and health promotion strategies

 

Mandatory Requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Speech Pathology
  • Current practicing membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Working with Children Blue Card – positive notice

 

Other requirements:

  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status
  • Note: Successful applicant will be required to provide certified copies of required documentation.
  • Desirable:
  • Certified Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating group programs for young children and their parents/carers
  • Experience in the provision of health promotion/community education activities
  • Experience working with families in rural, remote or indigenous communities

 

BUSHkids BENEFITS

  • A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, such as:
  • a nine-day fortnight work arrangement for full-time staff
  • locality allowance if applicable to region
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Professional development – access to clinical supervision and support

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • BUSHkids is a not-for-profit organisation – the ongoing duration of this position is dependent on the availability of continued funding
  • Each staff member is appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their clinical experience
  • Travel and overnight stays from the centre may be required of this position
  • A criminal history check may be initiated on the successful applicant with the Queensland Police Service
  • A discipline history check may be initiated on the successful applicant
  • A non-smoking policy applies in all BUSHkids buildings, offices and motor vehicles
  • All staff are required to complete a 3 month probation period on commencement of employment
  • As BUSHkids is a not for profit organisation, participation in fundraising activities may be required.

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of children with communication impairments with focus on early intervention and family centred practice.

 

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload.

 

 

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the above key selection criteria.

 

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

Closing date for applications is close of business Wednesday 21 March 2018.

 

Enquiries can be directed to the BUSHKids Services Manager – Children’s Allied Health Services by phone 07 3870 7288 or email recruitment@bushkids.org.au

 

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

The social worker is a core multidisciplinary team member, and provides a link between the therapy team and the child’s family and support network

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION

The Family Health Support Worker – Social Worker provides evidence-based family-centred support and programs for children and families living in regional, rural and remote areas. The social worker is a core multidisciplinary team member, and provides a link between the therapy team and the child’s family and support network by offering comprehensive assessments, and individualized support and /or group programs to develop the capacity and knowledge needed for healthy, strong families. This role is key to enhancing service delivery for children and their families through assessment and identification of barriers/challenges and assisting in goal setting and planning of services which are responsive and tailored to family’s needs, cultural beliefs, social and environmental circumstances.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Facilitate a range of evidence based interventions and group programs (centre based and/or external location) to children and their families to allow optimum development and wellbeing. These programs may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Parenting skills programs (e.g. Triple P, 1-2-3 Magic, Circle of Security Parenting)
  • Health Education Sessions (HES) for children and their families
  • Skill development group programs for children such as social skills and emotional resilience group programs (e.g. Fun Friends, Friends for Life, PALS)
  • Outreach programs to nearby communities (as required)
  • Individual programs (as required)
  • Home visits (as required)
  • Identify and monitor program needs specific to the children and their families in local communities in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, Allied Health Services Manager and other key community stakeholders.
  • Actively participate in multidisciplinary team decision-making regarding client programs, progress and therapy planning by attending Case Management Meetings
  • Implement and support Centre, home or school based programs to ensure that skills are attained by children and parents/caregivers according to identified goals, as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Recognise and respond to psychosocial risks such as domestic and family violence, child protection, mental health, substance use, mental health issues
  • Consult and liaise with parents/caregivers, health professionals, educational professionals, other agencies, and community members as required
  • Provide information and appropriate resources to referring health and educational professionals and other agencies as required, including capacity building activities for the wider community
  • Maintain data / accurate records of service provision to clients in accordance with medico-legal standards
  • Maintain and care for equipment and resources provided for service provision and identify resource requirements as required
  • Contribute to and participate in professional development and supervision activities as deemed appropriate by the professional lead/clinical supervisor and Allied Health Services Manager for continued skill development in contemporary social work practice
  • Participate in allocated clinical project work and research activities in consultation with the Allied Health Services Manager and professional lead/clinical supervisor

 

Mandatory Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work
  • Membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Working with Children Blue Card – Positive Notice
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status
  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence

The successful applicant will be required to provide the Allied Health Services Manager with certified copies of required documentation prior to formal offer of employment.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical practice

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in contemporary family-centred approaches with focus on social, emotional, behavioural and parenting support
  • Experience in presenting information and skills based group presentations to parents and carers and children

 

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

 

HOW TO APPLY 

Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role addressing the following key selection criteria.

Please email your application to the Services Manager – Children’s Allied Health Services at recruitment@bushkids.org.au

Enquiries should be directed to the Services Manager at recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A position description can be found here

Applications close Wednesday the 21st March at 5:00 pm

Full and part-time positions available.

Salary range: $62,831 – $82,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience

In the role of an ECEI Speech Language Pathologist at BUSHkids you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for assessment, planning, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement related to the provision of the scope of the incumbent’s discipline.
  • Develop goals and plans with every client inclusive of other team members involved in the care and management of that client in accordance with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach
  • Provide care when and where it best meets the clients’ needs including on site, at home and in the community.

Mandatory requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field; plus significant relevant professional experience.
  • Registration and/or memberships relevant to qualification.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Experience in working in early childhood education, intervention or other relevant work experience

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with children with developmental delay or disability with a focus on early intervention and family centred practice

Communication/Team Participation 

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

SERVICE AREAS:

Please note that our ECEI Services will be provided in multiple locations.  In your application you will need to specify your preferred location in order of preference – please leave blank the locations you do not wish to apply for:

  • Rockhampton
  • Emerald
  • Gladstone
  • Bundaberg

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume; contact details for 2 referees (one of whom is to be your current line manager); a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role, addressing the key selection criteria.

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Please email your application to recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

Enquiries can be directed to the Clinical Services Manager, by phone: 3870 7288.

Full and part-time positions available.

Salary range: $62,831 – $82,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience

In the role of an ECEI Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist at BUSHkids you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for assessment, planning, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement related to the provision of the scope of the incumbent’s discipline.
  • Develop goals and plans with every client inclusive of other team members involved in the care and management of that client in accordance with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach
  • Provide care when and where it best meets the clients’ needs including on site, at home and in the community.

Mandatory requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in physiotherapy; plus significant relevant professional experience.
  • Registration and/or memberships relevant to qualification.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Experience in working in early childhood education, intervention or other relevant work experience

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with children with developmental delay or disability with a focus on early intervention and family centred practice

Communication/Team Participation 

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

SERVICE AREAS:

Please note that our ECEI Services will be provided in multiple locations.  In your application you will need to specify your preferred location in order of preference – please leave blank the locations you do not wish to apply for:

  • Rockhampton
  • Gladstone

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume; contact details for 2 referees (one of whom is to be your current line manager); a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role, addressing the key selection criteria.

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Please email your application to recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

Enquiries can be directed to the Clinical Services Manager, by phone: 3870 7288.

Full and part-time positions available.

Salary range: $62,831 – $82,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience

In the role of an ECEI Social Worker / Psychologist at BUSHkids you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for assessment, planning, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement related to the provision of the scope of the incumbent’s discipline.
  • Develop goals and plans with every client inclusive of other team members involved in the care and management of that client in accordance with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach
  • Provide care when and where it best meets the clients’ needs including on site, at home and in the community.

Mandatory requirements for this role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field (Social Work / Psychology); plus significant relevant professional experience.
  • Registration and/or memberships relevant to qualification.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Experience in working in early childhood education, intervention or other relevant work experience

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Clinical Practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with children with developmental delay or disability with a focus on early intervention and family centred practice

Communication/Team Participation 

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

SERVICE AREAS:

Please note that our ECEI Services will be provided in multiple locations.  In your application you will need to specify your preferred location in order of preference – please leave blank the locations you do not wish to apply for:

  • Rockhampton
  • Emerald
  • Gladstone

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume; contact details for 2 referees (one of whom is to be your current line manager); a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role, addressing the key selection criteria.

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Please email your application to recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

Enquiries can be directed to the Clinical Services Manager, by phone: 3870 7288.

Full and part-time positions available.

Salary is $55,039 – $64,414 dependent upon qualifications and experience.

In the role of an Early Intervention Facilitator at BUSHkids you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide support, and under the direction of the Coordinator – intervention, for families with children aged 0-6 years with developmental delay or disability.
  • Provide care when and where it best meets the clients’ needs including on site, at home and in the community

Mandatory Requirements

  • A practical, can-do attitude and a passion for children, families and the community
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Understanding of the NDIS, choice and control and the principles of person centred care

Desired requirement for this role:

  • Experience in working in early childhood education, intervention or other relevant work experience and/or qualifications.

Other requirements:

  • Working with Children Blue Card – Positive Notice
  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Professional Practice 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in early intervention and prevention services for families and young children including parenting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in working with vulnerable families who may experience multiple barriers to accessing services

Communication/Team Participation 

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary to work effectively in a local community to provide high quality services
  • Demonstrated ability to develop professional networks and work collaboratively with other service providers

Leadership/Work Unit Management 

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

SERVICE AREAS:

Please note that our ECEI Services will be provided in multiple locations.  In your application you will need to specify your preferred location in order of preference – please leave blank the locations you do not wish to apply for:

  • Rockhampton
  • Emerald
  • Gladstone
  • Biloela

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are to submit a brief resume; contact details for 2 referees (one of whom is to be your current line manager); a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role, addressing the key selection criteria.

People with a disability or people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or CALD communities are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications received directly from SEEK or recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Please email your application to recruitment@bushkids.org.au

A full job description with further information about the position can be downloaded here

Enquiries can be directed to the Clinical Services Manager, by phone: 3870 7288.