Child Care Assistant – Various Job at in Blacktown NSW
Employer: Blacktown City Council
Job Type: Contract
Post Date: 13/11/2020
Child Care Assistant – Various
Job No: BC1623
Location: Blacktown, NSW
Blacktown is a vibrant city located in the very heart of Greater Sydney, half-way between Sydney City and the Blue Mountains. It is a city of ambition and excitement. With a total of 48 residential suburbs, and population of 395,000 coming from more than 180 different birthplaces, Blacktown City is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.
Working in Blacktown City provides a wealth of professional opportunities. Blacktown City Council is the largest Council in New South Wales, 4th largest in Australia and a leader in the development of the Western Sydney region. With almost unmatched growth expected over the next 25 years, we are on an exciting journey of transformation to prepare for a population of more than 550,000. There has never been a more exciting time to join one of Sydney’s most dynamic and high-performing Councils as we continue to deliver outstanding levels of service for our proud and diverse community and prepare our great city for the future.
About the opportunity
Blacktown City Council owns and operates a childcare business, Kids’ Early Learning, with a portfolio of 26 child care centres and over 70 family day care educators.
Kids’ Early Learning has approximately 300 full-time, part-time and casual staff and operates throughout the Blacktown local government area, serving over 1700 families and providing care and learning needs for their children.
You will be responsible for assisting qualified staff to provide an appropriate and stimulating program of care and education, and to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children in the centre.
We are looking to fill a variety of Child Care Assistant positions:
Permanent, full-time position 38 hours per week
Permanent, part-time position 20 hours per week
Temporary, full-time position 38 hours per week
Term contract 12 months, full-time position 38 hours per week (before and after school care hours)
Qualifications & Experience
Experience in the Early Childhood field
Certificate III in Children’s Services
Current First Aid Certificate
Completion of Child Protection Course – Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk of Harm
Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management Training, which meets requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law 2010 and Education and Care Services National Regulation 2018
Current Working with Children Check number.
Current Class C driver’s licence
Knowledge of applicable legislation/regulations.
Remuneration & Benefits
The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.
A competitive rate of $1,008.20 – $1,129.10 (Grade 3) per week will be offered based on skills, qualifications and experience, this rate will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for the part-time positions.
38 hour working week positions includes a rostered day off (RDO) each fortnight
Employee benefits such as leave entitlements, 9.5% employer superannuation contribution payable to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.
This position has been identified as child related work, in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013. Therefore, your application must include a Working with Children Check (WWCC) number. For further information, go to www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au.
Our Commitment to Safety
Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random tests, tests where there may be reasonable suspicion and / or post reportable incident testing for Council workers.
Best of luck.
Closing Date: 27 November 2020, 11:30pm
Contact Officer: Rebecca Cooper on 9839 6868
INTERNAL REF: BCC975 (Permanent, full-time), BCC912 (Temporary, part-time), Temporary full-time, Term Contract full-time, BCC935 (Permanent, part-time 20 hours)
Company Location: Blacktown NSW