Working with IOE

A life changing experience.

  • Full/part time permanent employment

    Vacant positions across all agency areas are advertised on our website when they become available.

    All our employees are required to have a current police check, working with children check and two reference checks.

    While some roles require specific criteria (outlined in the position description) a passion and belief in the rights of people with disability and their families and a friendly, open and approachable attitude to working with others are priorities for employment with our IOE team.

  • Casual Support Work

    Are you:
    • Committed to a community where rights and opportunities are equal for all
    • Passionate about working with people
    • Able to work independently and with initiative
    • Looking for casual work in a workplace that offers flexible hours, variety and fun
    • Over the age of 18

    Support work is a satisfying and rewarding occupation. Our support workers come from all walks of life, all backgrounds and an array of previous professions and experiences.

    If you’re interested in working with IOE as a casual support worker it is mandatory that you first attend one of our regular recruitment information sessions (dates posted below as required). So come along and find out more about working with us. Remember to bring your resume and cover letter with you to submit at the end of the session.

Next Recruitment Information Sessions

Interested in working with IOE as a casual support worker? Come along to one of the following recruitment sessions. Don’t forget to bring your cover letter and resume to submit at the time. View flyer

When: Thursday 3 May  6.00pm-7.30pm
Where: Upper Yarra Family Centre 2444 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction

When: Saturday 5 May  10.00am-11.30am
Where: IOE 1/6 Clarke St Lilydale

When: Monday 7 May  6.00pm-7.30pm
Where: IOE Keith Thornton Room 5-7 Yose St, Ferntree Gully

We are recruiting general support workers as well as those experienced in working with those people with higher behaviour support needs  View flyer and with complex medical or higher physical support needs View flyer

To register or for further information about casual support worker recruitment please contact our Support Worker Connection Coordinators on 9758 5522 or email anna.bern@ioe.org.au

Requirements for support workers

Significant experience in any one of these fields is essential:
• Disability, aged care, nursing or related studies
• Proven experience with children and/or adults (i.e. disability, child care, leadership roles, social work, teaching or coaching)
• Related health services industry work or study (i.e., physiotherapy, occupational therapy)
• leadership in trades, recreation, horticulture, sports teams
• supporting people who have high physical or medical support needs.
• supporting people who have complex behaviour support needs

Preferable: A current Driver’s License and regular access to a suitable vehicle – insured and road worthy.

Mandatory requirements

  • A current Working With Children Check – employment specific http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/
  • A current Certificate in First Aid; HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or equivalent, HLTAID003 certificate will be accepted if it is current but must be upgraded at renewal.
  • A current Certificate in Manual Handling

Download First Aid and Manual Handling Course Providers

The following must be completed prior to employment commencing

  • Administration of Medication certificate (IOE specific)
  • Attendance at IOE induction training
  • A Crim Check and DHHS Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) employment screening will be conducted before commencing employment. Anyone who has lived and worked overseas for 12 months or more in the past 10 years will need to provide a police or criminal record check from the country of residence.
    For further information contact the Support Worker Connection Coordinators on 9758 5522 or email  anna.bern@ioe.org.au

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