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Psychologist / Social Worker - School Readiness - Children's Services - Latrobe Valley

Latrobe Community Health Service

Located across the Latrobe Valley, Full-Time or Part-Time and Permanent

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Join one of Victoria’s leading paediatric services
  • Dependent on qualifications/experience

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

We place a genuine importance on hiring people who reflect our values. We work hard to reinforce these values every day, ensuring each of our people experiences a positive culture in their teams, regardless of the challenges the work may bring.

School readiness funding is an exciting initiative that enables kindergartens to access quality programs and supports to help children get the most out of their early learning.

This role will be required to work with kindergarten educators and families to build their capacity to support young children’s learning in the areas of communication and wellbeing (social and emotional development) and ensure children are able to access and be included in kindergarten and get the most out of it.

You will enhance the professional and parenting practices of educators and families – using evidence-based practices from speech pathology, occupational therapy, social work and psychology – to benefit all children they work with or care for.

To be successful, you will require;

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology or Social Work
  • Passion to work with children
  • A current Working with Children Check

For more information please contact Jessica Mether, Paediatric Team Lead Specialist Services on 1800 242 696.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click the Apply Now button below.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

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