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Tradewind Australia (Various NFP organisations)

ECEI Coordinator - Occupational Therapist

Melbourne, Victoria
Full Time
$70,000.00-$85,000.00 + salary + super 9.5% + car allowance

The NDIS has engaged Early Childhood Partners around Australia to deliver the ECEI approach. We are currently looking for Occupational therapists with a Bachelor qualification, AHPRA eligibility and specific experience working with children aged 0-6 years. (Clinical placements accepted)

The ECEI approach supports children 0-6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their families/carers. The ECEI approach supports families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

In this role,  you may be located in various locations including Werribee, Melton, Niddrie, Footscray, Preston, Coburg, South Melbourne, Broadmeadows, Heatherton, Thomastown, South Morang

Main Responsibilities of the role: 

The ECEI Coordinator will be part of a trans-disciplinary team and will be integral to the delivery of the NDIS ECEI model. You will work closely with families to identify service and support needs and to set goals that will assist the child in everyday environments.  The ECEI Coordinator uses a family-centred approach to gather information to identify the appropriate pathways for children and their families.  This may include access to the NDIS, short term interventions or community and mainstream supports, or a combination of these.

Primary services provided include but will not be limited to:

  • Be responsible for assessment, planning and delivery of services as per the scope of the role.
  • Deliver services in accordance with the appropriate level and expectations 
  • Understand the scope of practice of an ECEI Coordinator involved in the provision of services and thereby work within appropriate levels of delegation
  • Apply knowledge and experience in areas of expertise when delivering services/supports to families and children
  • Understand and adhere to all legislative and compliance requirements of the ECEI Program 
  • Utilise evidence based practice in the delivery of services and adhere to relevant best practice
  • Adopt a family centred approach to gather information to identify the appropriate pathway for children and their families
  • Develop goals and plans with individual participants; including short term intervention plans in accordance with the Nation Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) model
  • Adhere to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Statement of Requirements (SoR).
  • Undertake accurate and timely documentation and communication.
  • Deliver on key performance indicators of the ECEI Partners in the Community program.

Qualifications and Experience Required:


  • Citizenship or evidence of working rights in Australia.
  • Bachelor Degree in an appropriate Allied Health discipline, Social Work or Early Childhood Education.
  • APHRA, AASW, VIT registration or equivalent professional membership.
  • Ability to maintain registration compliance standards.


  • Previous experience in a similar role, Early Intervention or Community Health setting.


  • Current National Police Check
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Victorian Driver Licence
  • A reliable vehicle
  • Professional registration/membership with a regulatory body

To apply please submit CV and Cover Letter.

1800 833 130

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