Early Childhood Worker - Community Mentoring

Job No: Berry2250
Location: Leongatha, VIC

  • Gippsland Community Mentoring Program
  • Leongatha location
  • Part time (.4 EFT) permanent position

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

We are seeking an Early Childhood Development Project Worker to develop and enhance partnerships between Child FIRST, the Integrated Family Services alliance and early years’ services. This will involve targeted capacity building, developing strategic responses to address local barriers and challenges and providing case consultation on early childhood development.

We are looking for a passionate and community focused worker with a commitment to working with marginalised children, young people and families who come from diverse backgrounds and with complex needs. You will have an understanding of the issues confronting children and families involved in the child protection system and keep these at the forefront in your day-to-day involvement with marginalised young people. You will have great interpersonal skills and be well versed in working in collaboration with other agencies. A Bachelor of Social Work, Community Welfare or other relevant qualification is required for this role.

Queries to Catherine Simpson, Team Leader – Integrated Family Services on 03 5134 5971

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm 21st January 2018

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.


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