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Service Leader - Outside School Hours Care Service

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Dedicated non contact time, in excess of 6 hours
  • Supported by your OSHC Manager and Educational Leader
  • 60% discount on childcare fees for Uniting employees

Do you want to work for a company that is compassionate, bold, imaginative and respectful, where we work as a team to deliver the best experiences and outcomes for children, families and educators?

Are you a leader? Do you love working in OSHC and leading a team? Come join our OSHC team of professionals working together to develop quality play based learning programs.

The Opportunity

Our Outside School Hours Care Service Leaders are part of the Tasmania Leadership Team and responsible for driving their service’s growth of quality, sustainability, and service delivery. You will facilitate a program consistent with the National Quality Standards and reflects the National Quality Framework, taking our OSHC programs to the next level.

You will also act as the Nominated Supervisor for the OSHC and be responsible for supporting our Educators in planning and implementing the services educational program to produce quality play-based educational and leisure programs.

The role is for a 32 hour Contract at our Mount Stuart service in Hobart.

Must be available for a range of shifts, including split shifts, ranging from 6:45am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

what's on offer

At Uniting, we understand the importance of our OSHC Service Leaders and have dedicated non contact time in excess of 6 hours, to complete your management tasks. You will have access to our dedicated OSHC Director and Educational Leader who will support you to flourish in your role.

In addition to receiving a salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.

There is also the option to increase your annual leave entitlements through our purchased leave program.

We also offer a 60% staff discount on childcare through Uniting. 

About you

  • Experience in people management, supervision, performance management and administration.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with sound ability to write professional work instructions.
  • Strong understanding of OSHC operational requirements, including demonstration of applied knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child development and quality care practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of My Time, Our Place that is reflected and articulated in programming and reflection on outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing quality within a service and shape the overall performance, including high quality learning and leisure experiences for children.
  • Demonstrated experience in shaping a service delivery and practices to promote growth in quality care, safety, wellbeing and support of children and families accessing a service.
  • Experience in facilitating employee learning to develop knowledge and skills.
  • Experience in supervising and managing employees, including rostering.
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates- or willingness to obtain.
  • Diploma of Children’s Services or Equivalent, plus evidence of of additional relevant training and learning is desirable but not essential.

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.

Get in touch

For more information regarding this role please contact Sam Lancaster, OSHC Director Early Learning Tasmania at [email protected] using the subject line: Service Leader - Outside School Hours Care Service enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0481 131 348 during business hours. 

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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