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Epilepsy Support Worker, Full Time

Organisation : The Epilepsy Foundation

Location : Melbourne (Surrey Hills)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Client Services, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Health – General

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 2 Jun, 2019

About the Role

The Epilepsy Foundation supports people living with epilepsy and their families to live the life they want. We seek a fulltime Epilepsy Support Worker (ESW) to deliver information and professional support. The role is based at our Surrey Hills office.

People with epilepsy have equitable access to education and employment, feel safe and connected in their community and no longer die from their epilepsy.

Reduce the impact of epilepsy on people’s lives.

The ESW has responsibility for delivery of information, professional support and services to individuals and families living with epilepsy. In particular this role has two key duties to perform:

  • support the Epilepsy Information Line, including: Information and referral functions
  • receive an allocation of clients in the role of a Key Support Worker (KSW) to provide additional individually focused support.

The ESW is also required to implement and monitor service delivery consistent with continuous quality improvements, including the DH&HS and National Disability Standards, network with agencies, hospitals, community services providers and other key stakeholders to support quality service delivery, operate in accordance with service delivery model, standards and practice guidelines, maintain timely and accurate records and comply with the policies and procedures of the organisation.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation (EF) provides support for people living with epilepsy and their families to help them live better lives as defined by them.

Our services include information, advice and support, case management, as well as education and training, social and psychological research for and with people with epilepsy.

We work to raise awareness of epilepsy in organisations and in the broader community to reduce stigma and discrimination to create a more welcoming and inclusive society.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : 60-Epilepsy-Support-Worker-Apr-2019

Read the Position Description here  Make initial enquiries to

Send your application including a cover letter and responses to the position competencies/selection criteria as described in the position description to: using the subject line: Epilepsy Support Worker, Full Time.

All Epilepsy Foundation staff must complete a National Police Certificate before commencing employment. Epilepsy Support Workers must complete other safety checks including Working With Children and application to the Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme (DWES).

Shortlisting will occur as applications are received and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The Epilepsy Foundation reserves the right to close this role to new applications prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

Applications must be received by midnight, Sunday 2 June 2019

The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer and a child safe organisation.

Please quote in application: Epilepsy Support Worker, Full Time via Pro Bono Australia.


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