Graduate Developmental Educator Kudos Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us

Kudos is highly respected provider of NDIS therapeutic and support services for children and young people, as well being the official NDIS Partner in South Australia for early intervention services for children 0-6 years. We are a bold, brave and ambitious organisation built on the belief that every child, young person and their family has the right to belong to a supportive community that understands them. 

As an organisation who values evidenced-based intervention, our therapists and practitioners are supported by a skilled group of in-house clinical experts for coaching, training and supervision.

The primary values of the organisation are: Knowledge, Camaraderie, Enterprising, and Heart

 

About the Role

The Graduate Developmental Educator forms part of a highly skilled team of allied health professionals in supporting children, young people and their caregivers to achieve optimal developmental outcomes. The position will be responsible for providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services specifically responsible for assisting clients and their families in achieving their goals and maximising their potential.

In this role you will be: 

  • Providing specialist developmental assessment and intervention programs.
  • Undertaking and teaching functional skills in life domains including social, communication, self-care, daily living and recreation.
  • Developing and implementing positive behaviour support planning and promoting emotional health and wellbeing.
  • Providing case management and counselling supports to children, young people and their carers.
  • Undertaking developmental behavioural assessment and therapeutic interventions based on research and best practice, in positive behaviour support, developmental and attachment approaches.
  • Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to support clients and their families to achieve positive developmental outcomes through a family centred and strength-based approach.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or Kudos Services.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (or Equivalent)
  • Full membership of the Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated (DEAI) or willingness to obtain
  • Experience working in the field of developmental education with children, young people and their families (desirable). 
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare high quality written reports, and other documentation as required. 
  • Proven ability to maintain professional networks to promote best practice in service provision for children and disabilities. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to work in partnership with people with a disability, their families, and support networks to deliver a range of specialist services. 
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment. 
  • A sound understanding of person-centred thinking, the principles of NDIS and the National Disability Services Standards. 

It is a requirement of this position that the successful incumbent maintains a current Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screen Check which is satisfactory to Kudos  in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA), a current driver’s licence, and has received their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Your benefits will include:

  • Ongoing commitment to professional development with an annual professional development allowance.
  • Access to an attractive remuneration package, including salary sacrificing and flexibility to choose your working location including working from home.
  • An opportunity to join Kudos as a member, giving you a part-share in the business!
  • Working in a multi/trans-disciplinary model with a range of allied health professionals to provide a holistic and integrated approach to supports.
  • Dynamic and vibrant leaders.
  • Mandatory fun and much more…

Kudos is a NFP employee-led mutual, and drivers of our organisation are the highly skilled therapists and employees who work within it. We pride ourselves in empowering our employees to actively participate in decision-making and governance of the organisation. This enables us to have an unmatched focus on the achievements of all people within our community of care.

 

Kudos is a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with disability, Aboriginal Australians or Torres Strait Islander and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Please apply now via Seek and include a Cover Letter & Resume in your application no later than 30 October 2022 . For a copy of the position description please email [email protected]  For a confidential chat, please call Rowan on (08) 8348 6500.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Kudos Services

Job Salary

$70,000 - $84,999 + super + salary sacrifice