Bilingual Children’s Services Officer

Posted by Maroondah City Council on 03 Aug 2022

Organisation Maroondah City Council
Closing date 21.08.2022
Primary role Other
Position type Part-time
Location Ringwood - Some local travel required
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Why work for Maroondah City Council? • Excellent learning and development opportunities • Make a meaningful difference to the local Maroondah community • Energetic and supportive team that values excellent customer service, enthusiasm, working together and open communication • Great benefits including discounted Maroondah Leisure memberships, social club and health & wellbeing programs
Work Days of the Role Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 22.8
Description Bilingual Children’s Services Officer
  • Maximum Term Contract - Part Time - 3 days per week (22.8 hours pw Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) - 7 months fixed term
  • Salary:  $74,130 pa (pro-rata) + super
  • Location:  Ringwood - some local travel required
Your RoleMaroondah City Council has a unique opportunity to work closely with our refugee community and make a meaningful difference for families and children.The Bilingual Childrens Services Officer will be responsible for actively engaging with culturally diverse families and children and facilitating their access to quality early childhood education, school and other support services. With Maroondah’s high percentage of humanitarian new settler arrivals and a significant number of those coming from Myanmar/Burma, this role will have a strong emphasis on working with the growing refugee population to support inclusion and successful transition to kindergarten and school.About You!To be the successful applicant you must -
  • Have demonstrated experience working with children and families
  • Fluency in a language other than English (a Chin or Karen language is desirable)
  • Self-starter with high personal drive and a positive attitude
  • An understanding of refugee communities including cultural diversity, beliefs, values and needs of a culturally and linguistically diverse community
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in written form to a broad range of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
How to apply?Please visit our Careers @ Maroondah www.maroondah.vic.gov.au. For further info please call Natalie Godley, Coordinator Childrens Services on 9294 5741As part of our selection process you may be required to have pre-employment checks. (Psychometric Assessment, Medical, CrimCheck and Working with Children Clearance).To apply online please visit our Careers @ Maroondah www.maroondah.vic.gov.au For further information please contact Natalie Godley, Coordinator Children’s Services on 9294 5741. Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022 
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Other
Salary Other $74,130 pa (pro-rata) + super

Contact Name
Natalie Godley
Application Procedure
To apply online please visit our Careers @ Maroondah www.maroondah.vic.gov.au

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