ParentsNext Facilitator

# of openings: 1

  • Full Time Position available
  • Position located in Joondalup
  • Attractive Salary Packaging Options Available

About Us

Communicare was established in 1977 and has developed into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that aspires to create strong, safe communities; offering hope and opportunities for people to participate to their full potential by inspiring, supporting and empowering them to live a life of their choice in an inclusive community.

Our philosophy is to provide hope and opportunity for people in need and, over the years, we have distinguished ourselves as a provider and innovator of services as well as an advocate to enhance social and economic inclusion.

The Role

The purpose of this position is to provide early intervention assistance to parents with young children. ParentsNext Facilitators will help parents to identify their education and employment goals and refer them to local activities and service providers who will help them achieve these goals.  The current role available will work across numerous locations to assist the sites with performance.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following experience and abilities:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the community services sector, preferably within parenting services.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (negotiation, engagement) and demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with parents from diverse backgrounds and develop practical strategies to overcome complex barriers.
  • Previous experience in parenting advocacy, counselling and case management.
  • Knowledge of current support agencies/programs for parents in the North and South Metropolitan corridor.
  • Cert III in Community Services as a minimum.
  • Current Working with Children Check/or willing to apply.
  • Police Clearance (no older than 6 months).
  • Current driver’s licence.

Applications close 4pm Wednesday 19th February 2020.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Communicare requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, current driver’s license and a Working with Children Check, where relevant, to be submitted.

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Communicare is a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and proactivity in relation to the safety of women in the workplace and the community.

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