The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and the successful recruitment, development and retention of staff is vital to the services we provide to people living with epilepsy and their families. We work towards an inclusive culture and environment that is conducive to personal growth, achievement and the highest ethical standards.

Our Code of Conduct is one of the ways we put our values into practice. It’s built around the recognition that everything we do in connection with our work at the Epilepsy Foundation will, and should, be measured against the highest possible standards of ethical conduct. Our commitment to the highest standards helps us recruit highly capable people, build services and attract loyal supporters. Trust and mutual respect among staff is the foundation of our Code, and is something we need to work towards every day.

You can download our Code of Conduct Agreement, Salary Packaging Employee Information Booklet and Fair Work Information Statement, using the links below.

As positions become available, they will be advertised here. See below for current positions vacant. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Epilepsy Foundation.

For further information on employment opportunities, please call the Epilepsy Foundation (Melbourne metropolitan) on (03) 8809 0600, email us or call the Epilepsy Infoline (regional Victoria) on 1300 761 487 for the cost of a local call.

Epilepsy Support Worker, Full Time

This role has two key duties, being to:

  • 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.

How to apply:

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 22 September 2019

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

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