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Parenting Facilitator - Parenting Connection WA - Geraldton

  • Max Term Contract till 30 June 2025
  • Part-time position
  • 36 hours per fortnight (0.47 FTE)

About us

Parenting Connection WA (PCWA), a partnership between Ngala and Anglicare WA, will provide integrated, locally connected parenting services designed to ensure that parents and caregivers of children and young people across Western Australia have the skills, knowledge and confidence to nurture the wellbeing and development of their children.

The role is to provide parenting education and parenting services to Western Australian families with children (0-18 years) in line with the PCWA service model and Ngala’s business plan, service plans and contracts. PCWA is located across 9 regions in WA. Ngala Parenting Facilitators are located within 3 regions – North West & Metro (NWM), Midwest (MPC) and Gascoyne (GPC).

About the Role

We are currently seeking applications for the permanent part time position of Parenting Facilitator based in Geraldton for 36 hours per fortnight. 

Using a partnership and strengths based approach as the Parenting Facilitator, you will be required to: 

  • Develop strong relationships with parents and key stakeholders to ensure the service is led by local parenting needs.
  • Deliver education programs or sessions for parents to develop effective parenting skills and confidence to meet the needs of their children
  • Facilitate opportunities for parents to connect and interact with other parents to develop positive networks that support their parenting journey
  • Assist parents to access other services to meet their family's needs

About you

  • Bachelor's or Tertiary qualifications in relevant field(s) including but not limited to Child Health Nursing and/or Midwifery, Early Childhood Education, Occupational Therapy, Psychology (developmental, child), or Social Work.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the social and emotional needs of a family.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in using, a strength based and holistic approach to work with families with babies and young children.
  • Demonstrated board knowledge of child development and early brain development.
  • Knowledge of and preferably experience in working with Aboriginal families and communities and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) families.
  • Demonstrated experience in-group facilitation, including a sound understanding of adult learning principles.
  • Capacity to apply reflective practice.
  • Proven ability to be a team player and in a small team environment.
  • High level of communication skills
    • Interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Group facilitation and effective presentation skills
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to use computer including the use of Word, Excel and databases
    • Excellent attention to detail and record keeping
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage workload
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously within program and collaboratively with other programs in Ngala.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Ability to travel within the Midwest region as required.
  • Possess a current driver's licence.

If successful, you will need to possess a satisfactory National Police Clearance obtained within six months and current WA Working with Children's Check.


  • Base hourly rate $41.52
  • Generous salary packaging
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

Enquiries: Please direct any enquiries directly to Natalie Alach, Senior Coordinator PCWA on (08) 9367 0921.

To apply: 

Please submit your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button and follow the prompts.

About Ngala

At Ngala, we believe every child deserves the opportunity to be their best, and that raising children should be a joyful and rewarding experience.

After 130 years of working with families across Western Australia, Ngala continues to use the latest research and training, alongside community stories and experiences to develop and deliver services that meet the needs of today’s parents and children.

Ngala supports families throughout all stages of a child’s life, striving to ensure that parents have knowledge about their child’s development, critical for effective parenting and to achieve the best outcomes for their child.

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Ngala is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse background, people who identify as LGBTIQA+ and people with a disability.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People as the tradition custodians of the land where our programs and services operate and pay respect to Elders past and present in the spirit of reconciliation.

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