About the Corporation
Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) is a Community Controlled Organisation and provides a range of services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people living within the Ovens Murray region.
Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation was established in 1994 by local Aboriginal community members with the aim of having a healthy and proud community through motivation, education and cultural acknowledgement and giving a sense of belonging.
Under the general direction of the Early Years Services Manager, the KFFE Family Support Worker supports Koori families in providing a strong foundation for their children’s early learning and development. This includes, but is not limited to, providing evidence-based parenting programs in a group or individual setting, and the provision of support services for families using strength-based practices. The KFFE Family Support Worker also provides a supported play group for families to attend weekly.
The KFFE Family Support Worker is responsible for:
- Applying skills and knowledge in providing parenting education programs to communities throughout the Ovens Murray region of Victoria in collaboration with the broader education and care sector.
- Gathering, analysing, and disseminating information in relation to current parenting practices and evidence-based programs.
- Assisting with the development of parent education programs for families, including vulnerable and high needs families.
- Working with isolated and rural communities and with kindred community-based organisations and providers of family support.
- Delivering quality services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and families that address their needs and exceed their expectations.
Key Selection Criteria
- Qualifications with relevant experience, or lesser formal qualifications with substantial years of relevant experience in early childhood, education, health, social work, community services, behavioural or social sciences.
- Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, a demonstrated understanding of issues and barriers experienced by those families, and the ability to network with other agencies to support family and child wellbeing.
- Experience in delivering evidence-based group programs in a community, service setting and the ability to identify current sources of information and evidence-based programs for the purpose of delivering parent education groups.
- Willingness and commitment to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and deliver services to the whole community.
- Clear and effective written and oral communication skills that are readily understood by the intended audience.
- Computer literacy and ability to use computer applications to generate reports, and assist with basic research and collection of data.
- Competitive salary package with salary packaging options.
- Wellbeing Initiatives and Monthly Wellbeing RDO!
- Christmas and New Year period gifted.
- Culturally safe and inclusive work environment.
- Ongoing professional development opportunities and support.
- Access to laptop, mobile phone, and flexible work arrangements.
- Free and confidential Employment Assistance Program and more.
APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE
Applicants are required to request a Position Description for the role and submit a brief cover letter and resume.
Applicants should also address the selection criteria, setting out how they meet the essential and desirable requirements of the role. This should not exceed 5 pages.
Applications are open until successfully filled.
Applications can be submitted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org however it is encouraged you apply via seek.
Your application will include the following questions:
- Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
- Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.