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ECEI Community Capacity Building Lead

Sydney Region, New South Wales
Full Time

  • Full-Time | 2019 start date | Leadership position 
  • Competitive salary withabove award benefits and generous salary packaging options
  • Leading Not for Profit Disability Organisation with a strong learning culture 

About Us

Lifestart is an Early Childhood Partner, delivering the National Disability Insurance Agency’s Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach in five regions across NSW. 

About the Role 

An exciting leadership opportunity has become available for two ECEI Community Capacity Building (CCB) Leads who will assist the CCB Manager to work in a collaborative manner with community-based organisations. The ECEI CCB Lead’s will play a pivotal role in providing effective leadership to work collaboratively with Lifestart’s ECEI teams and other stakeholders to successfully enable a high-quality service. 

The ECEI CCB Leads will be required to have strong relational and problem-solving abilities to effectively coordinate and meet key milestones with mainstream service providers to develop and implement a capacity building plan that will increase inclusion opportunities for children with developmental delay and disability.It will be essential to have strong interpersonal skills, as you will be communicating information on the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach to organisations and the general community. 

The position will work across the ECEI program and relevant regions on a full-time basis for the duration of the three-year agreement with NDIA. To find out more about the ECEI approach go to the NDIS website at


  • Recognised qualification in education, allied health or social sciences.
  •  Professional registration or eligibility for registration (where applicable).
  •  Demonstrated experience in leadership.
  •  Experience delivering services and support in disability services, particularly to children, or early childhood intervention. 
  •  Demonstrated ability to network and develop collaborative partnerships with other local services/organisations, in ways that build capacity for inclusion and lead to positive outcomes for children and families.
  •  IT skills - Database management, Microsoft Office Suite.
  •  Current drivers licence, own car and willingness to travel.

Why become a Lifestaffer?

At Lifestart, we value and support our people. In addition to the standard employment conditions, we offer:

  •  Mentoring, peer support and professional development 
  •  A supportive and well-developed leadership structure
  •  Travel allowance, salary packaging (increase your take home pay) and novated leasing
  •  Access to the latest technology to enable effective supports in the child/family’s natural environment
  •  Opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking organisation within the Disability Sector
  •  Be rewarded by equipping children with disability to lead inclusive lives within their community


To apply, please email and include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and an updated CV.

For further information regarding working with us or to view the position statement please visit contact our Recruitment Team on (02) 9364 0111. 

Applications close: Friday, 14 December 2018

Lifestart welcomes applications from culturally and linguistically diverse candidates, suitably qualified people who may have a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Applicants must hold a valid Working with Children clearance and successfully undertake pre-employment police check. 

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