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Family Educator

Australian Red Cross
  • Permanent position
  • Full time hours
  • Randwick, NSW location

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

Australian Red Cross Young Parents Program (YPP) takes a strengths-based early intervention approach, building the capacity of young parents to live independently in appropriate housing, develop parenting skills to ensure the best outcomes for their children, and break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, abuse and neglect.

The Family Educator is responsible for facilitating individual and group education across Eastern and Western Sydney, in home or an alternative location, to suit parent and family needs. This role will support parent, vocational, and child development education through targeted intervention and engage relevant specialists when required.

What you will bring

  • Ensure the quality delivery of parent education and vocational education services
  • Practical experience in the implementation and coordination of education interventions/strategies
  • Demonstrated understanding of the factors that contribute to young people disengaging from education and ability to support and encourage these clients to successfully reengage
  • Child focussed with a demonstrated understating of child protection legislation, practice and compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, tailoring and delivering a variety of educational materials

A Driver’s License and Working with Children Check are mandatory requirements for this role.

We utilise Covid-19 safe practices

We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Why work with us

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Jessica Lorkin on 0419 413 246.

Position description: Download File Family Educator.pdf

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