Enjoy a diverse role making a real difference to the health and wellbeing of young children.
Early Years Family Wellbeing Support Worker
- Part time 4 days, 30.4 hours per week | ask about flexible working arrangements!
- From $35.49 per hour
- 12-month limited tenure
At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do.
We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.
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The Family Wellbeing Support Worker works within the City of Wodonga Enhanced Maternal and Child Health (EMCH) Service. This diverse role will support vulnerable families in our community to promote child/ren’s optimal growth and development, with a focus on young children aged 0-3 years.
Duties will include:
- Advocacy and assistance to access a broad range of services
- Providing support to families who may be in crisis or presenting with more complex needs
- Support and assist clients with attending health/non-health related appointments
If you are looking for a role that has an impact and makes a difference to families and young children, we’d like to hear from you.
What you will bring (selection criteria)
As well as a genuine passion for working with families and young children, our ideal candidate will be able to show us their:
- Qualifications and associated experience relevant to the role,
- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with vulnerable and high-risk families with young children (0-3years), particularly in home-based and community settings.
- Ability to form strong collaborative working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including community and government agencies.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team.
How to Apply
Visit our website www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers
Use the apply button to commence your application.
To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;
- a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see ‘What you will bring – selection criteria’ above) and,
- a current resume.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence and Victorian and New South Wales Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by Council) is also a requirement.
Team Leader Maternal Child Health - Tamara Cox | (02) 6022 9384 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 11:59pm, Monday 29 May, 2023.
Position Description below
Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including;
- employee health and wellbeing programs,
- flexible work arrangements,
- learning and development, and
- career pathways and opportunities.
The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff. We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.
We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and people from every age, culture and ethnic background.
If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us.