Work with Us

For more than 45 years Noah’s Ark has attracted exceptional employees that all have a passion for transforming the lives of children and contributing positively to the community.

We employ staff in a range of positions, most of which work directly with children and their families. These roles include speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, psychologists and specialist teaching staff.

We provide opportunities for new graduates as well as those who are experienced and already working. We also have roles across support functions such as administration, finance, communications and marketing, learning and development, payroll and human resources.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and apply the principles of equity, fairness and transparency to all recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

We value and embrace diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for our positions.

At Noah’s Ark we provide positive working environments to ensure all of our staff feel supported, valued and are able to achieve their career goals.

All of our staff at Noah’s Ark are professionals who:

  • are responsive to family and community needs
  • strive to deliver greater opportunities for children
  • are ethical, professional and reliable
  • are approachable, open and honest.

 

We provide working conditions that are competitive for our sector, including above award wages and conditions, flexible working arrangements, purchased leave arrangements, 17.5% leave loading, accrued days off, career breaks, study leave, salary packaging and professional development opportunities. Our staff have the opportunity to attend bi-yearly staff conferences that give staff access to industry leaders and workshops that discuss the latest issues in early childhood intervention and inclusion and also an opportunity to network.  Each year, our service staff are invited to apply for the Noah’s Ark Excellence in Practice Awards which may include an overseas study tour or other learning and development opportunities which enhance a staff member’s skills, experience and knowledge.

We have a supportive leadership team and are committed to ensuring our staff have the right support systems in place to effectively do their jobs. We do this by providing regular structured support/supervision from line managers and access to an Employee Assistance Program to assist staff with work and personal-related issues.

When applying for a position at Noah’s Ark, all applicants must:

  • Read the position description.
  • Include a cover letter outlining the position that you are applying for, the job reference number and respond to the key selection criteria in the position description. A separate statement addressing the key selection criteria can be submitted.
  • Include a current resume outlining work history, training and qualifications, licences and two referees, including either your current or most recent Manager.

 

Please forward your application to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au and you will receive an email confirming receipt of application.

All successful applicants will be required to:

  • Provide or undergo a Police check for disability. Noah’s Ark will accept a police check completed within the last six months.
  • Have a Working with Children Check, or similar check as required by the State or Territory you work in, or be eligible to apply, prior to commencement.
  • Advise Noah’s Ark of information relevant to the Victorian Government Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme and undergo a check under this scheme.

Team Leader

Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECI) Service / NDIS

  • Located at Hoppers Crossing
  • Permanent (Full time)
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing NDIS early childhood intervention support services to children, from birth to primary school age, with disabilities and other additional needs.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Team Leader to lead an Early Childhood Intervention service based at Hoppers Crossing and work as part of a transdisciplinary team. At Hoppers Crossing, the Team Leader role is complimented by the addition of a Practice leader, a skilled practitioner who supports staff to meet qualities and efficiencies consistent with Noah’s Ark practice and NDIS market viability. The Practice Leader works closely with, and alongside, the Team Leader to ensure quality practice for families and strong support for staff

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic, committed and friendly team.

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health (speech therapy, occupational therapy, psychology or physiotherapy), early childhood education or primary teaching
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise and consult with a wide range of people at all levels and develop and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop staff, including an ability to allocate workload and determine priorities, provide supervision and manage performance
  • Ability to organise, analyse and utilise service provision, performance and evaluation data
  • Ability to develop, monitor and implement service, individual, evaluation, communication and marketing plans

This is a Level 3, full time position.  Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation.  Attractive salary packaging options are available. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the PD_ECIS_Team_Leader_v1.0_Dec18

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference NOAH369 by Monday 18 February 2019.

Enquiries can be directed to Michele Totterdell at michele.totterdell@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0433 884 052.

Applicants will require a current Police check, Working with Children Check and Disability Worker Exclusion Check

 

Paediatric Speech Pathologist – Grade 2

  • Geelong location
  • Part or Full Time Fixed Term Contract 12 months
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

 

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention support services to children (aged 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs. We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Paediatric Speech Pathologist to work as part of a transdisciplinary team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic and friendly team. The position is responsible for delivering high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families.

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health (speech therapy).
  • Current early childhood development theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical and atypical early childhood development and practical strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation.  Attractive salary packaging options are available. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the position description PD_ECIS_Professional_Level1_V1.1_May18 and PD_ECIS_Professional_Level2_V1.1_May18

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference NOAH0376 by 27 February 2019. Enquiries can be directed to Geraldine Ryan on 0418 141 269

Applicants will require a current Police check, Working with Children Check and Disability Worker Exclusion Check

 

Early Childhood Intervention Professional

  • Morwell location
  • Full Time Permanent position
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention support services to children with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Professionals to work as part of a transdisciplinary team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic and friendly team.

The position is responsible for delivering high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families.

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health.
  • Current early childhood development theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical and atypical early childhood development and practical strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a transdisciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation.  Attractive salary packaging options are available. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment, and professional development opportunities.

Position descriptions containing key selection criteria can be viewed here PD_ECIS_Professional_Level1_V1.1_May18  and PD_ECIS_Professional_Level2_V1.1_May18

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0377 by Friday 1 March 2019.  Enquiries can be directed to Sarah Brandon, Team Leader on 0438 026 763.

 Applicants will require a current Police check, Working with Children Check and Disability Worker Exclusion Check

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