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Community Connector


Are you a self-starter with a passion to support pregnant women to access services and supports that will make a difference?

  • This is a new position and a chance to create new and effective ways to link across health and community systems and services to get the right supports for pregnant mother at the right time.
  • You will be part of an innovative model of midwifery care based in the YFS Maternal and Child Health Hub and part of the wider Logan Hub network.

About the job

  • Role location: Slacks Creek
  • Role type: Part time - 20hrs per week, 12 month contract
  • Pay range: $38.60 to $41.52 an hour based on experience, with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

In this role you will:

  • Working alongside a team of Metro South Midwives, you will engage with pregnant mothers to support their journey toward a healthy and safe delivery.
  • Flexibility and creativity are core components of the role. Your working hours can be negotiated and how you meet the needs of mothers, midwives and stakeholders will be developed together with you.
  • Mothers accessing the YFS Maternal and Child Health Hub have complex psychosocial needs. Your understanding of trauma informed practice will underpin the way you engage with them to link them with key services and supports.
  • You will liaise across multiple YFS and community programs to keep current with changes and opportunities for mothers.
  • Our goal is to improve pregnancy outcomes and set children up for a positive future.

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related role description available from https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/, you’ll be a great fit if:

  • You are caring, kind, organised, flexible and creative
  • You have experience working with psychosocial complexities and finding solutions
  • You can liaise effectively with professionals and non-professionals
  • You understand pregnancy, birth and children and the importance of a safe start

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of people living in Logan and surrounding areas.

We have a real commitment to seeing people thrive, including our staff. We encourage staff to bring their entire selves to work, because we know that a happy workplace thrives.

In our recent Employee Opinion Survey our staff said the best things about working at YFS are the challenging work/job satisfaction, fellow employees, teamwork, and pay and benefits.

We’re serious about your professional development. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

Depending on your role, we support flexible work arrangements.

We also offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax), portable long service leave, counselling support and free parking.

To find out more about working with us, head to https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/.


Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at https://www.yfs.org.au/application-process/

Submit your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job via the "Apply Now" button.

Contact Anita on 07 3826 1500 if you want to talk about the role.

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 7th June 2024.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ community, are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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