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Assistant Coordinator

Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: Grovely, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

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  • Generous penalty rates (casuals) / salary packaging available (Shared Services of YCare staff)
  • Worklife balance with causal, flexible working and rostering arrangements (casuals) /Free gym membership / 17.5% annual leave loading (perm staff) / Discounted child care 
  • Supportive team in a fun and community spirited environment / Work for an organisation that makes a real social impact / career development and growth

Our YMCA Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) service offers a wide range of fun, stimulating and appropriate programs that reflect real world experiences and home settings.  This helps encourage a sense of community amongst the children, facilitates leadership skill development and allows children to practice social skills in a supported and caring environment.

 

YMCA OSHC activities and plans are aligned with the YMCA Mission – to provide opportunities for children to grow in body, mind and spirit – underpinned by our values of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.  We blend this philosophy with the National Quality Framework 'My Time Our Place'. YMCA Grovely OSHC is situated at Grovely State Primary School.

 

YMCA Grovely OSHC will operate from 6.00am to 9.00am and 2.30pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.  Vacation care (Holiday Club) will operate from 6.00am – 6.00pm. 

 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Coordinator to join our team at YMCA Grovely Outside School Hours Care

This is a permanent, part-time position. Your working hours per week will be 34.5 hours during school term and 38 hours during vacation care time. 


In this position, you will assist the Service Coordinator with the day-to-day running of the service and management of a team of Educators. You will receive support from a dedicated management team, consisting of the Coordinator, Senior Coordinator Area Coordinator, Regional Manager and the OSHC Manager.

 
As an OSHC Assistant Coordinator you will assist with: 

  • The development of quality programs;
  • Manage the day to day running of the programs;
  • Support the Coordinator with staff management;
  • Ensure compliance with policy;
  • Undertake administrative requirements;
  • Work collaboratively with families and the school community.

  

SELECTION CRITERIA:  

  • Completed (or close to completion) of relevant qualifications in Childcare or Teaching (Minimum of Diploma in Children Services);
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting with programing and a passion for providing quality childcare;
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining effective administration and correct documentation in an OSHC service;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain;
  • Certificate of Suitability to work with Children and Young People (Blue Card) or willingness to obtain.
  • NQF knowledge would be advantageous.

 
BENEFITS AND REWARDS  

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a wide range of benefits and rewards including: 

  • Administration hours off the floor to support your professional growth and development
  • Split shift allowance payments and paid team meetings
  • Support from a committed, knowledgeable and enthusiastic management team
  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rates on health care through Medibank Private. 
  • Work life balance 

 

This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY for you to take the next step in your career!! 

Interested? Apply Now!

 

To apply, please submit your covering letter and resume, detailing your experience against the selection criteria by clicking the 'Apply for this Job' button.

 

Our Commitment

 

We take our responsibility for keeping children and young people safe very seriously and are proudly an Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Accredited Organisation.

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:  

  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • rights to work in Australia.  

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Our Commitment

We take our responsibility for keeping children and young people safe very seriously and are proudly an Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Accredited Organisation.

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:  

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • rights to work in Australia.  

 

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.