Woden Community Service is a child safe organisation, committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children entrusted to our care. We demonstrate this commitment through embedding of the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice.

We are seeking committed and inspiring Assistant Coordinators to join our teams on a permanent part-time basis across multiple locations in Curtin, Duffy and Evatt.

Our OSHC services provide children with recreation-based activities with emphasis on social interaction and a sense of fun in a safe and secure environment. A range of activities are offered including arts, sports, games, dramatic play, nature based play, cooking and excursions.

Why WCS?

  • 20-35 hours per week, $30.62 to $31.56 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience, plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Broken shift allowance (where applicable)
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per year) plus meal and entertainment cards
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Study Leave for permanent employees
  • 24/7 nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions
  • Uniforms, ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

Skills and Experience

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate IV in School Age Care, Youth Work, Education Support, Lifestyle and Leisure OR completed 1 year of any degree and have 1 year of experience working with children over preschool age
  • Extensive skills, knowledge and experience in OSHC, including demonstrated use of the My Time, Our Place framework and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team
  • Current First Aid Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis

Under WCS policy, staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. During the recruitment process you will be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved exemption.

To be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

A full Position Description is available outlining the knowledge, skills and experience for this position.

For further information please email:  Lisa.Healy@wcs.org.au

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements of this role via SEEK.

Applications close Friday, 16 September 2022. 

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at www.wcs.org.au .

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.