Early Childhood Key Worker

At Create A Sense of Place, our Key Workers work with Family members and professionals, to work together as a collaborative, integrated, coordinated team with the common goal of facilitating participation of a child and family in everyday community environments.

Key Workers focus on the child’s natural learning environments using the child’s daily routines and activities to promote the child’s development and participation, rather than in a clinical setting.

Our Key Worker Approach

Create A Sense of Place is dedicated to collaboration, both internally within CASoP, and externally with other professionals, working together with the family and child to get the best outcome possible.

We will promote teamwork and collaboration by providing services that are:

Collaborative Teamwork Practice: working together with the family and other professionals to build a collaborative and integrated team around the child, communicating and sharing information, knowledge and skills, with one team member nominated as a key worker and main person working with the family.

Capacity-Building Practice: building the capacity of the child, family, professionals and community through coaching and collaborative team work. The goal is to build the knowledge, skills and abilities of the individuals who will spend the most time with the child in order to have as great an impact as possible on the child’s learning and development.Create A Sense of Place sees the value and importance of a Key Worker and uses aspects of different approaches in our service delivery. We see benefits from the various models including:

  •     Key Worker Model
  •     Collaborative Teams
  •     Team Around the Child (TAC)
  •     Multidisciplinary Teams
  •     Transdisciplinary Teams

Our Key Workers will act as the main point of contact for a family and will coordinate the intervention.

Key Features

  •     Coordinates information, services, and support
  •     Supports in NDIS plan review
  •     Supports with implementation, planning and monitoring of services
  •     Builds capacity and involves the parent in all aspects of decision-making
  •     Provide continuous and seamless support
  •     Promotes organisation and knowledge sharing between all family members and professionals

Key Skills

  • Work with families and other significant adults and apply evidence based parent and parenting support.
  • Build on relationships based on trust
  • Sound base of the skills and knowledge of their own profession
  • Sound understanding of child development
  • Consult with other team members and children’s services
  • Sound understanding of the NDIS
  • Coaches and consults family members

Reach out to us if you would like to know more by phoning 1300 222 767 or emailing us at welcome@createasenseofplace.com.au 

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