Child Care Worker

Employer: Brisbane Youth Service

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 20 June 2021

Job Description:

Would you like to help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families. 

Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 – 25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless.

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.

The Opportunity

  • Child Care Worker
  • Part time position until 30 June 2023
  • 15.2 hours per fortnight – (working 7.6 hours each Tuesday)

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support our team and provide age-appropriate activities to support a small group of children? 

The child care worker position will assist the Family Support Workers & Group Coordinator to provide high quality trauma informed care for the attendees children during Parenting Group.  This
position observes parent/child interaction and works on providing age-appropriate therapeutic activities for each child’s skill development.
Required to provide child care support to a small group of children during the parent group work.

To undertake the position as the Child Care Worker a qualification in child care is desirable and you will have experience in caring for young children; have a current Queensland driver’s license and you must hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card).

For more information on applying for a blue card, go to: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card

To be successful in your application you will need to provide written responses to the following selection criteria:

  • Understanding and commitment to BYS vision, objectives, and practice framework.
  • Ability to work in alignment with the Young Family team practice framework.
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Good planning, prioritising and organisational skills.
  • Non-judgemental, child focused, a team player, initiative, friendly, open minded, fun loving, gentle, kind, calm and caring.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded from our website: http://brisyouth.org/get-involved/career-volunteer-opportunities/

Email complete applications to Lou Baker – [email protected] 

Location

Address: PO Box 1389
Suburb: Bellbowrie
Postcode: 4006

Contact

Name: Lou Baker

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