Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities


Apply now Job no: 496875
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Wimmera
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time, Permanent position
  • Based in Horsham, Flexible working arrangements, Great team

About the opportunity

The Access to Early Learning (AEL) Facilitator will provide outreach support to families to address specific practical and family-related barriers to participation in Early Childhood Education and Care Services.

The facilitator will support parents and / or carers build their capacity to provide a stimulating in-home learning environment and link the family with appropriate additional local services and supports to encourage effective in-home learning, enrolment and sustained engagement in kindergarten. The AEL facilitator also fosters important connections and collaboration between the family, the early childhood education and care (ECEC) service and its educators, and other services.

Access to Early Learning is an early intervention and prevention program designed to support the sustained participation of vulnerable three-year-old children in high quality early childhood education.

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About you

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • Significant experience working with and empowering families experiencing vulnerability and be well-informed about early childhood development. Suitable tertiary qualifications in early childhood education and development and/or social work are also necessary.
  • Experience in working within the practice frameworks of the VEYLDF and Best Interest Principles. 

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter 
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address core selection criteria according to the position description.

Applications close on Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Get in touch

For more information regarding the role, please contact Katrina Scimone, Team Leader – Family Services |E:  | T: 03 5362 2970

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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