Children Links Officer

Posted on

About us

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: wellington Shire and Latrobe Valley. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program

About the role

  • Based in Sale VIC 3850
  • Part time – Ongoing contract

This position will support the facilitation of the Gippsland Children and Schooling project for Aboriginal children in Wellington and Latrobe Valley areas.   This position will work closely with stakeholders and families to develop and implement community programs such as Families and Schools Together (FAST) and the Journey to Big School, as well as other community programs to support families and children to connect to community. The programs will be community based and will empower parents,  foster engagement in early years services, promote community engagement and support healthy and strong relationships with schools.

Gippsland Children and Schooling Project Links worker will work closely with key stakeholders; such as program partners, early years services and schools, to develop, implement, and review programs that meet the needs of families and services in the catchment area.

Requirements for the role

  1. Relevant qualification in Community Services to willingness to obtain
  2. Current Victorian Working With Children’s Check or ability to obtain
  3. Satisfactory criminal history check
  4. Satisfactory pre employment drug & alcohol screening
  5. Full vaccinate against COVID19

What we offer

  • Meaningful jobs that make a difference in our local community
  • Company uniform, pool cars, mobile phones and IT equipment provided to relevant positions
  • Competitive salaries
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Monthly accrued day off offered for full time employees
  • Paid Christmas closure period
  • Ramahyuck exclusive public holidays included in our Enterprise Agreement
  • Attractive tax-free salary packaging benefit
  • Supportive Employee Assistance program
  • On site car parking
  • Employee discount at our local Arts and Crafts shop

For further information only, please contact –

Applications will be shortlisted as they are received

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. therefore we require successful applicants to obtain a satisfactory criminal history check, satisfactory pre employment AOD test and an Employee Working with Children Check. we also require all Ramahyuck employees to have received a minimum of 3 doses of the COVID19 vaccination

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Apply for this position online

  • Drop files here or