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Supported Playgroup Facilitators x2 - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Based at Sale
  • Two positions available:
    • Permanent full time
    • Part time 38 hours per fortnight | Maximum term until 30 June 2023

About the opportunity

The Playgroup Facilitator is responsible for delivering smalltalk playgroups, establishing relationships with participants and offering in home support to isolated and disadvantaged families with children aged 0-5 years. Smalltalk introduces parents to evidence-based parenting strategies which aim to enhance their children’s development and home learning environment. The Facilitator will also provide developmental play experiences using the smalltalk framework for children, increase parent confidence, capacity and connectedness to the community.

View the full position description here: PD - Supported Playgroup Facilitator.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 or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated experience within the early childhood development and/or child, youth and family welfare sectors
  • Previous experience in delivering playgroups with an evidence-based framework for children and families
  • Knowledge of positive parenting practices
  • Demonstrated ability to model positive interactions and behaviour management strategies to parents
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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

Get in touch

Kate Kapolos – Senior Manager Children, Youth and Families
T: (03) 5152 9600

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 in Victoria 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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