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Senior Community Facilitator

CREATE Foundation
  • Permanent full time role
  • Based in North Melbourne

CREATE Foundation is a systemic advocate that sits in the sector as a peak consumer body, to represent the voices of children and young people to key decision makers.

To fulfil CREATE’s mission the ultimate goal of this role is to improve the lives and outcomes of children and young people with a care experience. We do this through implementing the Strategic Plan that is developed from hearing the voices of children and young people.

Primary Purpose of the Senior Community Facilitator:

The VIC CREATE Senior Community Facilitator provides strong and supportive leadership and is responsible for coordinating the Victorian CORE staff to provide effective systems advocacy, and quality CREATE programs and services to children and young people with a care experience.

Position Context and specific job requirements:

Under the direction of the State Coordinator, the Senior Community Facilitator is responsible for implementing the State/territories Action Plan and developing and supporting a cohesive team focused on delivering quality outcomes to children and young people consistent with CREATE Victoria’s CORE service agreement. This includes the coordination of daily work flow, and supervision of Community Facilitator/s and Youth Facilitators.

Senior Community Facilitators straddle the leadership role of a small team coupled with oversight of direct service provision. Senior Community Facilitators are also responsible for promoting the wellbeing of children and young people through effective advocacy.

The Senior Community Facilitator position also includes building and maintaining strong local networks committed to improving the lives of children and young people in care.

Key Criteria:

  • Degree in human services, child protection, community development, social policy/work, or related field coupled with at least 12 months practical experience in a management / senior leadership position. Experience in the out of home care sector is essential
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Successful Security Check – per Victorian requirements

Full position specifics and operational requirements can be found within Position Description attached, along with Selection Criteria that MUST be addressed in full.

CREATE is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply for the position. People with out-of-home care experience are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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