Teacher / Early Intervention Professional Launceston & Hobart

Are you wanting to use your skills in an environment outside of the classroom?

Are you interested in supporting families to support their child to thrive?

St Giles a recognised leader in helping Tasmanians live to their full potential. For 80 years we’ve been delivering a comprehensive range of services, specialising in children, people with complex support needs, and their families. St.Giles has a fun and caring culture, where people feel truly connected, empowered and love coming to work! The team at St.Giles constantly collaborates with their people, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to actively influence how we work.

Job satisfaction and using your unique skills where they’re needed most – to support the choice and control of Tasmanians living with disability – matters to us.

The position:

We are looking for Teachers / Early Intervention Professional to join our Allied Health teams in Launceston and Hobart.

As a member of our allied health team, your role centres on offering a high quality, innovative support. It is paramount that the successful applicant has the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with families in their natural environments including early childhood education and care services, school staff, allied health and medical professionals on an ongoing basis, to maximise optimal family and child outcomes.

As an Early Intervention Professional you will work as key worker.  With support from other team members, the key worker works in partnership with families to support and strengthen their capacity to provide their child with opportunities and experiences that will promote the child’s learning, development and participation in everyday activities.     

The Key Worker acts as the single point of contact for the family, providing them with support, resources and information tailored to meet their individual needs, and helping the family to access and coordinate the services they need.

 

Are we the right fit?

  • Competitive salary – salary packaging and use of company vehicle when required
  • Excellent working environment – work with a team of highly experienced therapists in a variety of settings
  • Development – ongoing professional development with funding for external courses and in-house training, and ongoing supervision/mentoring
  • Team environment – large supportive team with regular social events
  • Support – full reception and administration support provided
  • Great location – free parking, opportunity to explore Tasmania- many of our staff have moved to Tasmania and can help with information and advice
  • Flexibility and family friendly – flexible hours and family friendly working arrangements

We have a growing team of educational professionals who are able to offer support and resources as you step into this new environment.

These positions are offered as Full Time to start ASAP and early 2022, if you possess the skills and requirements listed above, we would love to hear from you!

Essential criteria:

  • Registration with Teacher Registration Board of Tasmania
  • Understanding of contemporary evidence based methodologies in the provision of early intervention services to children with other disabilities.
  • Understanding of family partnership principles
  • Understanding of child development and strategies to support this
  • Proven ability in time management and workload prioritising and monitoring in an environment subject to work pressures and change
  • Drivers Licence
  • National Police Check and a Working with Vulnerable Persons check (child- related activity)

Desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of family centred practice to families of children with disability and ability to act as a key worker for families
  • Experience providing consultative support and coaching within schools and/or education and care services.

Enquires to Nadine Davies on 6345 7399 or recruitment@stgiles.org.au

Applications must include Application Form, CV and Letter addressing the essential criteria. Applications close on Monday, 13 December at 9am and should be forwarded to: recruitment@stgiles.org.au