Family Services Specialist Disability Practitioner (New position)

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July 6, 2021

Not For Profit and Community Services

Family Services Specialist Disability Practitioner (New position)

  • Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative
Job Information
Indicative Pay

N/A Annual Salary

Minimum employment requirements

Disability workers exclusion scheme (DWES), Driver licence, Police check, Working with children check

Type of Employment

Customer Service

Job Description

Rumbalara Positive Ageing & Disability services and Engagement Family services now have the following vacancy will be based between Shepparton and Mooroopna sites

Family Services Specialist Disability Practitioner (New position)
Full -time, 38 hours per week

Role purpose

• The family services disability practitioner role aims to build both disability and NDIS expertise across the community-based family services system. The role will assist children and parents/carers with a disability to access appropriate supports and participate effectively in the NDIS.

• This role aims to address the challenges many families experiencing vulnerability with accessing disability support needs, particularly those available through the NDIS. The family services specialist disability practitioner will have the responsibility of supporting families with NDIS access and participation and assist them to navigate systems of disability support, including the NDIS, disability advocates, disability service providers and mainstream services.

• The role will be responsible for providing disability related case consultations to the broader family services system within each Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) area. The secondary consultation role aims to support practitioners working in family services to maximise the disability supports and outcomes for children with a disability now available through the NDIS.

Minimum qualifications required to be considered for this position include: Tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in Social Work, Community Services, Case Management or equivalent

Salary Packaging is a benefit available for Part or Full Time Employees

The successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checks including National Police Check

For further information, please download the Position Description from

To apply, you must submit a current resume and a cover letter to
or to

Application close at 4pm on Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

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