Julalikari Council is seeking skilled, inspired applicants for the position of Playgroup Support Worker. This role is initially offered on a Part-time, 6-month contract, but it is envisaged as a long-term position for the right candidate.

The Playgroup Support Worker will be required to support Aboriginal families who attend playgroup with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. The primary role of the Playgroup Support Worker is to work with families to help them have a safe and supportive playgroup experience.  The Playgroup Support Worker will be responsible for preparing and supporting the children during play sessions to ensure safe, stimulating intentional play to meet the needs of the children.

This role will also be responsible for:

1.  Organising an appropriate learning environment and resources for play sessions.

2. Encouraging all children to interact and work cooperatively with others and engage

3. Cleaning the playgroup centre as per the cleaning schedule. This includes cleaning,   sweeping, mopping and dusting.

4. Taking part in mobile playgroup.

The Organisation

Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC) is an Aboriginal community service organisation governed by Julalikari Council, an elected body representing the Aboriginal community of Tennant Creek, NT. JCAC’s constitution directs the operations of the organisation with a general strategy to alleviate poverty and improve the wellbeing of the Aboriginal community of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Julalikari Council has a deep commitment to Aboriginal participation in the design and delivery of its programs and services. This has helped JCAC pioneer the design and delivery of many programs, which are now adopted by governments and other Aboriginal service providers across Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information, including the job description and submission information, contact Brian on 0413553497 or brian.obiri@julalikari.com.au 

Applications close on 29 May 2020.