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Early Childhood Development Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 493583
Work type: Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Gippsland
Categories: Child, Youth and Families, Early Learning

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-time 0.6 FTE (Maternity Leave Cover)
  • Based in Sale

About the opportunity

The intent of the Early Childhood Development program is to improve systemic and operational responses for vulnerable children and families in recognition of their particular needs and experiences and the subsequent barriers/challenges they may face in accessing and engaging with their local universal and secondary early years’ services.

In addition to daily care tasks, staff will be required to have ability to work within the vision, mission, policies and principles of the organisation.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Early Childhood Development, Infant Mental Health, Social Worker, Psychology or related field
  • High level understanding of early childhood development and factors that can impede a child’s development.
  • Ability to undertake program development and implementation; diagnose trends, strengths and obstacles in a complex service environment, understanding the linkages between primary, secondary and tertiary service systems for vulnerable children. 
  • Detailed knowledge, or ability to gain knowledge, of local early years’ service responses and interventions that can positively impact on a child’s development, and those that can assist in promoting change in behaviour to increase parenting capacity.
  • Knowledge, or ability to gain knowledge, of relevant provisions within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core selection criteria in the position description

Applications close

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Get in touch

Ruth Churchill – Manager, Children, Youth and Families

T: 5144 7777

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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