Jobs at UYCH

Current positions available

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At UYCH we are always looking for talent. If you have something extraordinary to offer we’d like to hear from you. Drop a letter to Robynne by email letting us know what you could bring to our team.

Current Positions available

Project Manager – SWEY Strategic Alliance

The Project

Expressions of interest are being sought from prospective applicants to undertake a project to investigate the opportunities for learners to develop skill sets and identify pathways for gaining employment.

Local employers will be engaged by the project to identify growth areas and to inform the data analysis of potential partnership collaboration and the development of learning opportunities.

This position is located in Yarra Junction Victoria.

This is a funded project commencing in May 2016 and concluding May 2017.

Key goals:

  • Research and investigate of the needs of disadvantaged community members with barriers to accessing local learning;
  • Consultation with stakeholders to determine current service provision and identify gaps in provision;
  • The analysis of the project;
  • The evaluation of project outputs;
  • Keeping within budget and timelines; and
  • Presentation and reporting on the project.

Key selection criteria:

  • Relevant experience in Community Development or in related discipline with specialised skills in project management
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills and ability to engage community members, employers and organisations as required
  • Demonstrated experience in community partnerships, identifying gaps in service delivery and compiling associated reports
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision and as part of a partnership; to use initiative, follow instruction, be accountable, set priorities, organise and manage workload and work to a high standard
  • Excellent written, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

The successful applicant will undergo a police check, must hold a Working With Children Check and maintain their own relevant professional insurances.

UYCH policies and procedures must be adhered to and all activities conducted must be in line with OH&S principles.

Queries in regard to the role to Robynne by email only: robynnemauger@uych.org.au.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must review the attached Duty Statement and be familiar with the activities conducted by the Upper Yarra Community House. Applicants to address the Key Selection criteria in the cover letter to be considered.

Expressions of interest is sought and applications made to Robynne by email only: robynnemauger@uych.org.au, using the subject line: SWEY Project Officer

Applications close by 1st May 2016.

UYCH Community College - Trainer Assessor (Certificate III in Aged care/HACC)

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate trainer/assessor to build on their career with UYCH Community College. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivery of high quality training and assessment of Aged Care and Home and Community Care to adult learners.

The Upper Yarra Community House is seeking a qualified, passionate and experienced trainer who has current industry qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant will ideally be able to demonstrate:

  • Current work experience working in the aged care sector
  • Current work experience as a trainer
  • Hold a Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Home and Community Care or equivalent
  • Hold a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment -TAE40110
  • Have great communication skills to interface with the stakeholders of all levels
  • Organisational skills to manage your diary ensuring reliability and punctuality
  • Be a team player
  • Current IT skills
  • Be flexible

This is a sessional contract for the duration of the course. Salary packaging benefits exist.

The role will be based at Yarra Junction or Mt Evelyn in the beautiful Yarra Valley, with varying hours and days of work.

If this sounds like you then forward your resume and cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications and how that benefits UYCH. View the position description and follow the application process, addressing the key selection criteria in the application. Email applications only to robynnemauger@uych.org.au

Please note – police and background (Working with Children) checks will be conducted.

February start

Applications close – 29/01/2016

Position description – Trainer Assessor Certificate III in Aged Care/HACC

Centre Director - Children’s Services

UYCH Family and Children’s Services

An immediate opening is available for an experienced Centre Director within a not-for-profit, community based early childhood education and care setting.

The  UYCH Family and Children’s Service holds an exceeding rating. The centre is a division of Upper Yarra Community House and is based in the beautiful and tranquil Yarra Valley.

The 75 place centre strives to provide a nurturing and quality service to give children the best start in their learning.

The role:

·      Permanent full time – 38 hours per week

·      To lead and mentor a team of passionate, qualified and experienced educators

·      Manage the day to day operations of the centre

·      Provide leadership in the development of organisational objectives, goals, budgets and projects

·      Know and ensure all components of the National Quality Framework are met and exceeded

·      Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, networks and internal stakeholders

·      Possess a strong understanding of employment relations

·      Possess a strong understanding and management of budgets and utilisation levels

·      High level time management and organisational skills as well as acute attention to detail

·      Support the organisational strategic goals

·      Drive continuous improvement

Key Eligibility criteria:

·      Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management or equivalent preferred

·      Diploma in Children’s Services or equivalent essential (as defined by ACECQA)

·      Minimum 3 years’ Centre Director experience required

·      Experience and understanding of QikKids system

·      Outstanding customer service

·      High level of oral and written communication skills

·      Work effectively with minimal supervision

·      Working with Children Check

·      Clean police record

If this sounds like you then forward your resume and cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications and how that benefits UYCH. View the position description and follow the application process, addressing the key selection criteria in the application. Email applications only to robynnemauger@uych.org.au

Please note – police and background (Working with Children) checks will be conducted.

Applications close by 24th April 2016

Position description – Centre Director – Children’s Services

Outside School Hours Coordinator

Passionate educator looking to make a difference

The job:

  • Before and after school care – Monday to Friday
  • Vacation Care during school breaks
  • Lead a team of passionate educators who invest in children’s learning
  • An opportunity to shape the lives of children.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the day to day operational aspects of Outside School Hours Care.
  • Coordinate the provision of high quality child care, supervision of staff and liaison with parents.
  • Ensure compliance with Licensing and Accreditation Standards.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • Food Handlers Certificate;
  • Valid Working with Children Check (employee status)
  • Clean Police record
  • Well-developed computer skills and competent in use of the suite of Microsoft Office programs
  • High level of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work effectively accurately with minimal supervision

If this sounds like you then forward your resume and cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications and how that benefits UYCH. View the position description and follow the application process, addressing the key selection criteria in the application. Email applications only to robynnemauger@uych.org.au

Applications close by 15th May 2016

Position description – Outside School Hours Coordinator – Children’s Services