Do something you love and change people’s lives.

Work at The Ella Centre.

People with disabilities and people who are ageing count on us to help make their lives fuller, happier and more satisfying, but we can’t do it without people like you.

Your contribution will be valued with great pay, training and structured professional development plans.


The Ella Centre, located at Haberfield, is a leading provider of services to the frail aged and adults with a disability. This position offers an opportunity to participate in the further development of The Ella’s role in the community care sector.

Community Participation Co-ordinator

38 hours per week; SCHAD's 4

This position is responsible for the program co-ordination, staff supervision and implementation of a community based program for young adults with very high support needs attending a group based day program.

Essential Criteria:

• Tertiary qualifications in social science, welfare, health or related field

•• Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme

•• Understanding of the needs of adults with a disability and their carers

•• Experience in person centred planning and goal setting for adults with a disability with very high support needs

•• Experience in staff supervision and program co-ordination

•• Knowledge of relevant legislation applicable to community care services

•• Experience in dealing with challenging behaviours, plus devising and implementing behaviour management plans

•• Willingness to assist with personal care tasks

•• Well developed communication skills and ability to develop a cohesive staff team

•• Experience in client documentation and maintaining appropriate service records and data

•• Drivers licence


Applications addressing the above criteria should be sent to Sonja Despotov


Contact us to apply

The Ella Centre requires an Occupational Therapist to join its Allied Health Team to support people with a disability. The Ella Centre provides a range of NDIS supports which includes Allied Health. The NDIS has resulted in an increased opportunity for the development of services and practice scope with the organisation. The position is casual based on the needs of the NDIS participants and the opportunity to increase hours as more participants seek support from The Ella Centre. The position comes under the Health Professional and Support Services Award. For further infromation contact Lea Glasson 97985140.


Contact us to apply


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