Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Coordinator and Specialist
- Full time contracts to 30 June 2022
- Flexible location
Mission Australia supports people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.
The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) program is a part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which works to support people with disabilities. The NDIS provides assistance to families in the pursuit of their goals and the planning and delivery of their supports. For more information, please visit
Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Coordinator
The ECEI Coordinator works with families to support children aged 0-6 with developmental delays or disabilities to develop the skills they need to participate in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.
The ECEI Specialist must have qualifications in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, or Psychology and will plan and implement initial supports for participants in the ECEI program.
- Facilitate assessments and review of NDIS plans
- Provide advice on community services and supports that are available
- Engage with mainstream providers of children's services and community groups to build inclusion and community capacity
- Provide interventions to support a child's development
- Maintain appropriate NDIS case records
The ECEI Specialist will also provide the following:
- Initial developmental screenings
- Planning and implementation of initial supports using evidence-based, best practice approaches
- Review of the plans developed by ECEI Coordinators
Requirements for Success
With a significant background in the child, youth, and family, and/or disability sectors, you will be confident in your assessment processes and intervention implementation skills. Other requirements include:
- Demonstrated knowledge of the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations
- Comprehensive knowledge of child development delays and/or disability
- Experience and knowledge of the NDIS and its services and program
- Exceptional communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain rapport with stakeholder
- Strong administration skills and experience in the use of databases; online portals and other software
- Qualifications in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Psychology degree or Bachelor with Honours in Special Education (required for ECEI Specialist)
Before starting work with us you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people and an NDIS check.
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Havelka on or