Job no: 494813
Employment type: Part Time
Categories: Child, Youth & Family
About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
About the Role
The HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) Program Coordinator is responsible for the leadership, supervision and management of individual team members and the HIPPY Program, targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents/carers of children between the ages of 3½ years to 6 years old. HIPPY aims to provide children with a structured education-focused early learning program at home aimed at improving children’s preparedness for school; strengthening school participation; building confidence/skills of parents; supporting employment and leadership opportunities for HIPPY Tutors and Parents.
This position is being offered on a permanent part-time (0.8 FTE) basis and is based in Deception Bay. However, due to COVID-19 we are currently working a combination of at home and in the office till further notice.
Skills & Experience
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “HIPPY QLD”.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice. Current application closing date is midnight Sunday 13 September 2020.
We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. If you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)
Advertised: 31 Aug 2020 E. Australia Standard Time