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Support Worker - Norfolk Island

Apply now Job no: 498200
Work type: Casual Employee
Location: Norfolk Island
Categories: Child, Youth and Family Services

 

Support Worker – Child and Family Services

  • Passionate about children and facilitating playgroups and support groups?
  • This is a rewarding casual position based at Norfolk Island!

About us:

As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we serve those who are vulnerable or marginalised by providing a range of accommodation, care and community services.

About the role:

To improve the outcomes and well-being of families with children by facilitating a supported playgroup and other activities for children and families.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in activities with the children. This also includes supporting the implementation of a developmentally appropriate learning environment.
  • Ensure and maintain child and parent confidentiality.
  • Provide supervision of children at all times and ensure that their environment is safe. This includes, ensuring that equipment and resources are in good working order and maintained appropriately.
  • Ensure that families are well informed on available resources by assisting to provide up to date information on parenting techniques, child development, health, safety and hygiene.
  • Contribute to increasing group attendance by working with management to actively promote and encourage attendance to the supported playgroup and other activities.
  • Contribute to the smooth operation of the playgroup by assisting to set up activities, prepare food and pack equipment away.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous experience coordinating activities for a supported playgroup
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged groups including parents and children
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check 

Would like to join a supportive and growing Christian organisation where your skills and experience can make a positive impact to those in need? If so, apply today!

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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