Playgroup Facilitator

Job Description

  • Join us at the Mackay Children and Family Centre Hub, located in Andergrove.
  • Get a better deal with a wage of $24.49 + Super.
  • Permanent Part Time position - 16 hours per week on Tuesday & Thursday.
  • Fantastic opportunity to work directly with your local community.

For Children. For You. For Always.

Are you ready to make a difference that lasts a lifetime?

Mackay Children and Family Centre is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service which provides access to integrated early childhood education and care, parenting and family support and child maternal health services. Our centre incorporates a Long Day Care Centre and a Hub, that are designed to work together as an integrated unit. The MCFC Hub provides many programs and services to support the wider community.

Help shape the future of children in our care

As a highly valued Playgroup Facilitator at the Mackay Children and Family Centre, you’ll play a vital role working with children and the families attending to provide play based activities and learning experiences that will enable positive outcomes for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander families.

This permanent role will see you working 16 hours per week on Tuesday and Thursday to support and assist in the running of our Playgroup Program. Additional hours may be required to support other programs.

What you’ll bring

To thrive and succeed in this role you will have

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood or Disability related qualification or currently working towards completing.
  • Experience working with and facilitating participation with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or Australian South Sea Islander families.
  • Current Paid Blue Card (or willing to obtain one)

Why C&K?

Every C&K career helps children belong and grow. We want the same for you.

Here are some things we hope you’ll love about working with us:

For Children.

Joining C&K means impacting a child’s life journey for the time they spend with us and long after they leave. By nurturing a love of learning in our play-based environments, you’re doing something that truly matters – for now and for life.

For You.

So much of what we do depends on you. We’ll set you up for success with a range of benefits, programs and opportunities to help you earn, be well and grow. And you’ll team up with people who value your dedication and care.

For Always.

At C&K, you’ll help shape the future of the children in our care - and there’s so much more we can do. We’re investing and working hard to find better ways, and as a Playgroup Facilitator, you’ll be key to helping us set a new standard for our sector.

You’ll also enjoy plenty of other benefits:

  • Be rewarded with a wage of $24.49 per hour + super and salary-sacrificing options.
  • Stay up-to-date with best practices through our C&K College of Early Childhood, and expand your skills and knowledge with training opportunities, ongoing support and experienced mentors who help you achieve. 
  • Live, work and be well with our Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, plus health insurance discounts through Bupa.
  • Find a healthy work-life balance with parental leave, return-to-work support, and family-friendly priority access to C&K childcare centres.
  • We fully fund your Blue Card, Police Check, First Aid, CPR, and Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification.

Join us and find a better way with C&K - for children, for you, for always.

The children, families and communities we support are wonderfully diverse. C&K benefits greatly from a team that brings together many different perspectives and experiences, and we’re proud of our inclusive culture. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from all backgrounds.

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks, including a police check.