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Relief Coordinator

Date: 31-Dec-2021

Location: Tallebudgera, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

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Our approach to Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) is to provide a high quality, inclusive environment that gives children and young people the opportunity to learn, play, develop life skills and build lasting friendships in a safe, supported and friendly environment.
 

The YMCA is currently recruiting for an OSHC Part Time Relief Coordinator to service our Tallebudgera services. 


Your Key Responsibilities in this position will include:  

 

  • The day to day operational aspects of the service including the provision of high quality child care;
  • Management of budgets;
  • Supervision of staff;
  • Liaison with parents and other key stakeholders;
  • Ensuring compliance with Licensing and Accreditation Standards. 

 

The successful candidate must have the following 

 

  • A tertiary qualification in Community, Child Care, Teaching, Disability or equivalent or Certificate III in Children’s Services and/or relevant experience and/or working towards a suitable qualification;
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the coordination and delivery of high quality children’s services;
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary child care and early learning practices and issues, including Licensing and Accreditation Standards;
  • Understanding of operational management including budgeting, staffing ratio’s, occupancy levels and asset management;
  • Ability to work in a team and to exercise tact, discretion and sound judgement and embrace collaborative learning practices;
  • High level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Computer competency in utilising child care management software and MS Office;
  • Current and valid open Driver’s Licence;
  • Must have own transport and be flexible and able to travel to various YMCA owned OSHC sites;
  • Current certification for First Aid, CPR, Asthma Management and Anaphylaxis Management;
  • Currently possess, or be willing to obtain, a positive notice Blue Card in accordance with the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000;
  • Achievement of YMCA’s Safeguarding Children Training Certificate and complete annual refresher training.

 

REWARDS AND BENEFITS 

 

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

  • Award pay rate at Coordinator level as per the Children's Services Award 2010;
  • Support from a management team with experience in the field;
  • Professional development opportunities; 
  • Free YMCA gym membership;
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel;
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities;
  • Discounted rate on health care through Medibank Private;
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program.

 

Interested? Apply Now!  

By submitting a cover letter detailing your experience against the selection criteria as stated above and your resume directly via SEEK by using the 'Apply Now' 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:  

  • 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.