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Early Childhood Development Coordinator - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part time, 3 days per week
  • Based at Sale

About the opportunity

The Early Childhood Development Program aims to improve systematic and operational responses for vulnerable families with children aged 0-5 years, who experience challenges/barriers to engaging in early years’ services and are at risk of becoming involved with Child Protection if problems are not addressed.

The Early Childhood Development Coordination is responsible for strengthening integrated service responses and partnerships between Child FIRST/Family Services and early years’ service providers, to enhance opportunities for vulnerable children and families to access and remain engaged with early years’ services. The role will identify local barriers, develop strategic responses, provide case consultancy to Child FIRST/Family Services Practitioners and deliver targeted education sessions to early years’ services.

View the full position description here: Download FilePD - Early Childhood Development Coordinator.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in early childhood development, infant mental health, social work or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Sound understanding of early childhood development and factors that can impact a child’s development
  • Knowledge of legislation and frameworks relevant to the Early Childhood and Child Youth and Family Welfare sectors
  • Previous experience in providing secondary consultation, advice and recommendations
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

How to Apply

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

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Toni Mackay – Senior Manager, Care & Placement Services

T: (03) 5144 7777

About Uniting

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

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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