- Job posted on: 22nd Jun 2020
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Across Australia, children are facing more and more challenges to their development and wellbeing. At Save the Children, we provide critical support to these vulnerable families throughout Adelaide. We need you to join our supported playgroup program, Play2Learn, which is the largest of our Early Childhood Care and Development programs in Australia and has been running for more than 30 years. This is your chance to help children reach their potential.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. See here for information on our work across South Australia.
In this part-time, fixed term position (12 months, for 28 hours/4 days per week), you'll collaborate with a diverse team to deliver the Play2Learn program to promote positive approaches to parenting and family wellbeing. Based in our central Adelaide office, you'll report to our Team Leader for Early Childhood and Parenting.
… You're truly passionate about standing up for children. You are experienced in early-intervention, community-based family support and casework. The ability to think on your feet will see you find solutions to complex situations, and your cultural knowledge will help you build strong connections with people from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. You have empathy, a 'can-do attitude' are flexible and most importantly, an infectious enthusiasm for your job.
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
Position Description - Family Support Worker Play2Learn
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.