Closing Date: 27/05/2022
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Mogo Preschool
Job Category: Community Services and Development
- Join the team at Mogo Aboriginal Preschool
- Values driven Not-for-Profit Organisation - Give back to your community
- Help to support our Aboriginal children to embrace their culture and start their journey to lifelong learning
Work in your local Community to strengthen and build the resilience of children and their families
The purpose of this position is to work in partnership with local Aboriginal families and community to design and deliver responsive and flexible supports that enhance children’s success in early childhood.
Campbell Page, Mogo Aboriginal Preschool’s Yarn to Learn program is funded by the NSW Department of Education. This program will engage local families in learning experiences with their children in their communities, at community events, playgroups and at the Mogo Aboriginal Preschool.
We want our families to feel confident and active in their child’s development. In this way the program will support Aboriginal families to provide rich home learning environments for young children that support them to reach their developmental milestones.
Our outreach program will focus on and build trusted pathways for families to be active in their children’s learning development including pathways to quality Early Childhood Education.
We offer work/life balance and a culture that embraces and supports you to succeed in this pivotal role.
What does a Family Connection Support Coordinator do?
- Deliver services to our local community within our Strengths, Trauma Informed and Client Centred Framework.
- Provide case management, assessment and referral services when required.
- Deliver parenting programs, playgroups, and other skills-based wellbeing programs.
- Participate in the development, preparation, and implementation of early intervention strategies.
- Provide outreach support through flexible delivery arrangements.
- Assist children and their families to identify and access appropriate services and resources and where required, advocate on their behalf.
- Provide guidance on wellbeing, raising self-esteem, motivation, education, employment, and safety.
- Facilitate community access to local activities and professional services
Desired Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- Experience working with Children and Families in the human services sector
- Knowledge of issues faced by local Aboriginal children and their families
- Demonstrated understanding and experience working with Aboriginal Communities
- Solid understanding of legislative standards - Equal Employment Opportunity, Privacy, Child Protection
- Experience working with children and families individually and in groups
- High level ability to communicate with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders
- Demonstrated experience in developing community networks.
- Commitment to working in the Human Services Sector.
Come and work with us!
Campbell Page is a not-for- profit organisation, delivering child, family, youth, Indigenous and employment services, as well as labour hire and social enterprises across four states. We believe everything is possible, together we can create our possible.
In all our people, we need someone who will naturally live our values:
- We’re in it together
- Never give up
- Do what’s right
- Deliver on our promise
You’ll Give Some, Get Some & Grow Some!
Give some – As a not-for-profit organisation we give back to local community by donating a percentage of our profits to our community projects. Genuinely supporting people to change and grow and giving back to the communities we are part of is just one of the things that truly sets us apart.
Get Some – the perks of being a not-for-profit include salary packaging means you pay less tax and take home more! We get that everyone has different lives and commitments, so we want to help you design your days to get the most out of work and life. This might be flexible hours, rostered day off, work from home days or something we haven’t thought of yet.
Grow Some – create your possible here with us! Build your career and resume here with us: tell us about your professional aspirations and we will invest in your career.
In the spirit of reconciliation Campbell Page acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea, and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all prospective and current employees.
Next Step – Apply today! We will be checking/processing applications daily
We would love to hear more about you, so apply today with your updated resume, or contact Janine Hutton on 4411 8504 for more information