Intake and Linkages Coordinator ECEI

Hours: Ongoing positions

Location: Positions available in Hume Moreland and Bayside Peninsula area

An exciting opportunity exists for an Intake and Linkages Coordinator ECEI to be part of the early childhood early intervention approach at the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Summary of program and its objectives

The Brotherhood of St Laurence drives change that promotes a compassionate and fair society where everyone has a sense of belonging. The National Disability Insurance Scheme has engaged Early Childhood (ECEI) Partners around Australia to deliver the ECEI approach, with the Brotherhood of St Laurence being the NDIS Partner for the North East Melbourne, Hume Moreland and Bayside Peninsula areas.

The ECEI approach supports children aged 0-6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their families/carers. Supporting families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life is a fundamental part of the ECEI approach.

Main responsibilities of the role

Qualified in community development, early childhood or a similar field, you possess a keen interest in providing meaningful services to children and their families. You are a confident and effective communicator and hold exceptional customer service skills as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Don’t miss out on these outstanding opportunities at the centre of some of the biggest changes in the disability sector in Australia’s history!

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

  • relevant qualifications in community development, early childhood or similar field
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective and supportive relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people with disability and from diverse backgrounds
  • demonstrated experience in customer facing environments that support or provide service to the community
  • proven strong community development knowledge and experience with the ability to build and maintain effective community partnerships
  • demonstrated understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the ECEI approach and early childhood best practice principles
  • demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • ability to work in a highly flexible, dynamic and changing environment with well-developed organizational, time management skills and ability to prioritise, manage workload effectively and meet deadlines
  • ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of a team to achieve outcomes
  • ability to effectively use, identify and suggest improvements for the use of technology in the workplace
  • understanding of and empathy with the values of the Brotherhood and the NDIS. 


  • lived experience or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, carers and community
  • networks within CALD or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Salary will be between $55,000 to $65,000 per annum, plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging options are available. 

For further information about the role please view the Intake and Linkages Coordinator ECEI position description (PDF, 82kb).

To apply

Apply for this position by submitting your resume in word format via the SACS website.

For further information or a confidential discussion call (03) 8622 8500 and one of the friendly SACS staff members will be happy to help.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
Brotherhood Books
Brotherhood of St Laurence Communtiy Stores
Hippy Australia
Given the Chance

The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.