Casual Children and Families Services Assistant

Job No: MMC161
Location: Mosman

  • Facilitate programs for children and families within Mosman
  • Opportunity to join high performing, agile and creative team closely connected with the Mosman community
  • From $34.92/hour incl. casual loading

About Us

Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. We offer diverse and challenging work with an opportunity to deliver on initiatives that have a tangible impact on the daily lives of residents. The recruitment and selection of talented staff committed to giving back to the community is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it. 

We offer a professional and flexible working environment with many opportunities for upskilling and cross-unit collaboration. We take pride in having a supportive and progressive workplace culture.

About the Opportunity

In this role you will be joining a team facilitating a safe place for play and development to allow children to connect with their parents and community through a playgroup.

Your day to day work will also involve assisting with planning and evaluation of the playgroup within the Mosman community. You will also assist other team members.

This is a great opportunity for you to have a genuine impact on our community.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Certificate 3 (or near completion) or higher in early Childhood Education and Care or similar field, or demonstrated equivalent experience in a related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience working with children and families and an understanding of current guidelines, practices and relevant legislation
  • Proven ability to exercise responsibility in contributing to creating a safe space for play and development to allow children to connect with their parents and community through activities and programs in particular playgroups
  • Experience in a team to contribute to the planning, running and evaluation of playgroups
  • Valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate

The position is identified as a Child-Related position under the Commission of Children and Young People Act 1998 and the successful candidate is required to hold a valid Working With Children Check

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you need to complete your application in one sitting, as you cannot save it and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Andrew Smith on 9978 4006 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Applications close:    11.30pm, 17 August 2022

Mosman Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.

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