Early Years Educator

Job Description


Cairns & Far North Queensland,Townsville,Gladstone & Central Queensland,Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast
Permanent Full Time

The Opportunity


We are currently seeking to appoint an Early Years Educator to work as a part of our UnitingCare Remote Family Care Service on a Full Time basis.

In this role you will work as part of our Remote Family Care Service to develop and implement early childhood development programs. This is a remote service delivery role that is predominantly delivered in rural and remote locations resulting in approximately 80% of work hours spent travelling. Educators are required to reside on property within family settings for up to 21 days on a rostered basis, delivering safe, high quality, early childhood programs.

What you'll need

You will be a highly motivated and energetic person who has demonstrated experience working with young children or within an early learning environment. In addition to the above you will also be required to have:

· Diploma and/or Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent) or be currently enrolled and due to complete within the next 6 months

· Current Senior First Aid/CPR Certificate

· Current Drivers Licence – Presentation of a current Drivers Licence must be made before your appointment to the position can be confirmed.

· Working with Children Check (Blue Card) – Presentation of a suitability Card must be made before your appointment to the position can be confirmed.

· A criminal history check may be conducted on the recommended person for this position.

· The successful applicant must be eligible to legally work in Australia and proof of eligibility may be requested.

· Demonstrated experience in the use of computer software.

Supporting you to support others

Family and Disability Services is a respected industry leader and one of Queensland’s largest community service providers, with a wide range of services that provide support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities in metropolitan, regional and remote locations across the State. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
Ongoing learning & development
Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

We are proud of our team’s diversity and highly encourage applications from people with a disability and those who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.



Enquiries: Casandra Sorensen
Ph: 0407629769
Applications Close: 27/07/2022


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