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Children's Resource Coordinator - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging options to increase take home pay
  • Part time (4 days per week) - Ongoing

About the opportunity

As the Children’s services coordinator your primary responsibility is to collaborate with homelessness and family violence services in the Gippsland region to address the needs of children in these situations.

You will also:

  • Offer guidance, information, support, and resources to the Wellington Homelessness Services Program and other service providers in the Gippsland area.
  • Engage in ongoing education and professional development for sector-relevant skills and knowledge.
  • Collaborate with Local Area Services Networks and service providers to identify needs of accompanying children.
  • Identify and facilitate practitioner training in consultation with Gippsland Homelessness Services and Family Violence sector.
  • Provide secondary consultations to staff in Homeless and Family Violence sectors on issues related to children experiencing homelessness and family violence.

Click here to view the full position description.

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to a salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits to increase your take home pay.

We also offer paid parental leave to eligible employees (up to 10 weeks for primary carers and up to 2 weeks for secondary carers). As well as offering a 10% discount on Kindergarten and Childcare at Uniting Early Learning Services.

About you

To be successful in your application, you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare Studies, or other equivalent and related disciplines.

You will also have:

  • Experience in community development, including networking and relationship building.
  • Experience working independently with minimal supervision, as well as ability to work as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in the Homelessness Sector service delivery or working with Children in other sectors.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the gendered nature of family violence, and commitment to intersectional practice.

How to apply

Click "Apply Now" to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you’ve questions about the opportunity, please contact Heidi Hunter – Manager, Children Youth & Families on 03 5144 7777.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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