Vacancy Details

Access to Early Learning – Family In-Home Learning Support Worker  

  

  • Part time 4 days, 30.4 hours per week | Ongoing long-term position 
  • You’ll be part of a collaborative, inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Be part of the team making a difference within our community 

 

About Us 

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.   

 

Want to read more about life in Wodonga or working with Wodonga Council? Click here or visit our website here. 

 

About the Role 

The family and in-home learning support role works to improve the participation of children and their families in the early childhood education and care services and to deepen learning in the home environment. This is achieved through individualised in-home support to strengthen and build on the child’s learning and development. This program aims to build parents’ confidence and skills in navigating the family services and early childhood care and education sector. 

 

What you will bring 

With a minimum of a diploma of Children’s Services qualification (or similar) and current driver’s licence, you are ready to bring your naturally friendly and energetic demeanour with experience working in an early childhood or education setting to the Early Years and Family Services team at Wodonga Council.  

 

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation. 

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us their: 

  • Ability to maintain trusting relationships with vulnerable families and children. 
  • Ability to develop programs to enhance home learning environments. 
  • Excellent knowledge of child learning and development. 
  • Sound knowledge of local community family and child support services. 

 

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 the “What you will bring” section above. Support on how to address this criteria can be found here) and 
  • a current resume. 
 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence and Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencement. 

 

Enquiries: Team Leader Maternal Child Health - Tamara Cox | (02) 6022 9384 | tcox@wodonga.vic.gov.au   

 

Applications close Monday 11:59pm, October 3, 2022 

 

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.