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Early Years and Community Connections Social Worker

Locations: Swan Hill
Tenure: Part Time .5 EFT
Salary: $75,559 - $89,811
Applications Close: 5.00pm Wednesday 8 December 2021
Position Description: Early Years and Community Connections Social Worker

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This position undertakes the role of Social Worker within a number of Early Years programs delivered within the Education Training and Research Unit in predominately Buloke Shire (universal playgroup) and Swan Hill for the School Readiness Funding (SRF) services.
The Social Worker is primarily responsible for a range of undertakings including:
  • Developing parent’s capacity as the child’s first educator.
  • Ensuring a lens of inclusion and engagement within playgroups and kindergartens
  • Addressing any barriers impacting on families experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage using an ecological perspective.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • The person employed will be expected to have previous experience in the field and will be required to hold a Bachelor Degree in Social Work as a minimum qualification.
  • The person employed at this level will be expected to have specific skills and knowledge relevant to the role of a Social Worker within the Early Years program and have a clear understanding about working with families and communities who may be experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.
  • A current driver’s licence and willingness to travel, some after-hours work and preparedness to be accommodated over-night if required.
For more information regarding the position description please contact Maree Fullgrabe on 5023 5966 or email on


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