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Child Care Worker

Uniting

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Childcare

Job description:


About the Role


Uniting Early Learning is the third largest provider of children’s services in NSW. We provide quality education and care services to over 6,000 children each year. Our goal of ‘nurturing confident and creative learners’ is the primary focus of all that we do across our Long Day Care, Preschool, Occasional Care, Outside School Hours Care and Integrated Child and Family Centres.

We are seeking an Child Care Worker to join our team at Uniting Bunyarra Early Learning in Chilsom on a Permanent Full-time Basis. 

As an active team member, you will be required to support the service in the provision of high quality care and education for children. Responsibilities include working within the requirements of the National Quality Standard and the approved learning framework, contributing to educational programs, facilitating play based learning and maintaining appropriate workplace health and safety.

Essential Criteria

• Certificate III in Children’s Services or working towards
• Relevant child protection clearance i.e. Working With Children Check
• Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience implementing a quality program in an education and care setting
• Ability to work effectively as a team member
• Understanding of diversity and inclusive practice
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Commitment to working within the values of UnitingCare Children, Young People and Families.

Desirable Criteria

• Supervisor Certificate
• Approved first aid qualification
• Approved asthma emergency and anaphylaxis training
• Approved child protection qualification
• Experience and knowledge of the National Quality Standard About Uniting


At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

To apply please visit our careers website: https://unitingcareers.nga.net.au

Applications close on 20th October 2017

For more information contact Margaret Biss- Centre Director on 02 6292 3624

People with disability, Aboriginal people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.