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Extended Families

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Join our Extended Family … and make a real and lasting difference for children and young adults with a disability and their family.

We are continuing to grow our range of inclusion support, recreation and support coordination services. If you would like to know more about the great employment opportunities at Extended Families, or you are interested in working with our team, please email your resume.

Note all staff require a current satisfactory Police Check, a current employee Working with Children Check and must satisfactorily pass the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check.

Why work at Extended Families?

Here are a few of the reasons we think you might like to join us:

  • A committed and genuine team with a shared vision to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people with a disability and their families and make a real difference in our community.
  • A high level of job satisfaction, based on a positive work culture of collaboration, relationships and teamwork.
  • A long and effective history in disability support and community inclusion, with well developed policies, procedures and practice guidelines.
  • An e-learning system to support your orientation and ongoing development.
  • Support and supervision is valued and ongoing professional development opportunities provided.
  •  Staff are respected and their input and contribution to service operation and development valued, leading to a flexible and creative approach to service delivery.
  • A flexible work environment to promote work life balance, with an effective ‘time in leiu’ system.  
  • Salary packaging up to the legal limit for staff (except casuals).
  • Award rates and a focus on opportunities for career development for our staff.


Current Employment Opportunities

Data and Finance Leader

With all our innovation and change, we are seeking a part-time ‘data geek’ with an eye for detail to help the organisation run smoothly and intelligently, based on accurate information and projections.You will be an all rounder, someone who can see the bigger picture, but who also likes the detail.

You will be an all-rounder, someone who can see the bigger picture, but who likes being focused on the detail. You will 

  • Love data and pulling out the meaning hidden within it
  • Be capable of managing data and data systems
  • Be financially astute with strong financial capability and problem solving
  • Enjoy drilling down into the detail, in order to understand the bigger picture and resolve issues such as errors in NDIS claims
  • Be an expert at Excel and experienced in the Salesforce CRM
  • Have strong IT / Technical skills and be capable of managing the implementation and staff support following system changes and upgrades

If you are interested, please feel free to discuss the position with CEO Julie Langdon.

Position Description - Data and Finance Leader

Support Coordinator

With increasing demand we have an ongoing need for new Support Coordinators, for casual, part-time or full time positions. We are especially seeking staff bi-lingual in English and one other language from either Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese or Arabic. Help people with a disability achieve their goals and families make the most of their child’s NDIS plan.  For many participants and parents, finding their way through the process of planning and connecting with services can be challenging and time consuming. Support Coordinators help people plan, connect to services and overcome barriers. See position description for application process. Applications are ongoing, although we are looking for another Vietnamese worker to join ASAP or in January 2019.

Positions could be casual, contract, part-time or full time for the right applicant.

Position Description – Support Coordination

Position Description - Support Coordination - Vietnamese Speaking (closing 10/12/18)

Inclusion Support Workers (Melbourne Metro)

Support children and young adults with a disability by helping them experience genuine friendship and community inclusion, including in sport, recreation and leisure. You could be taking someone to their weekly dance class, doing a regular leisure activity with them, helping them learn to use public transport, going to a café and helping them practice their social skills or supporting a group of children to explore a city attraction. We have roles available to support participants in our LinC (individual inclusion support) Program.

Positions are casual with a view to develop some into permanent positions.

Ideally you will have past relevant experience and / or minimum Cert III qualification.

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Position Description – Inclusion Support Worker

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Living with a disability can be difficult. We support people aged 0-30 and their families in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula to build friendships and connect with their community.

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Suite 1, 95 Bell Street
P.O.Box 275
Coburg Victoria 3058