ParentsNext Parent Support Worker

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ParentsNext Parent Support Worker

Job ID: 11498
Job Views: 7
Location: Albany
Post Code: 6330
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 16/05/2024


SMYL Community Services, a registered charity and leading education and training provider, is inviting applications from experienced community workers for delivery of the ParentsNext programme.


ParentsNext is a pre-employment programme funded by the Commonwealth Government.  ParentsNext assists parents of young children to identify their education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve their goals and links them to activities and services in the local community.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be confident in delivering training and group sessions where required and possess a current Trainer and Assessor Qualification.


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


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

  • High level of knowledge of education and/or vocational skills training.
  • High level of knowledge of childcare services.
  • High level of knowledge of work-readiness and job search practices.
  • The ability to mentor, motivate and inspire parents individually and in a group setting.
  • The ability to build meaningful relationships with participants, community organisations and training providers.
  • The ability to advocate on behalf of parents to referral services.
  • The capacity to seek out and implement opportunities for participants.
  • The capacity to deliver a quality service to participants across multiple sites.
  • A good understanding of your local community in particular a knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues facing families in the region.
  • Demonstrated awareness of contemporary issues facing Aboriginal people.
  • Working With Children and National Police Checks (or able to obtain) essential.
  • Current drivers licence essential.


The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of or skills in:

  • Proven ability to meet set performance targets and Key Performance Indicators.
  • Experience working in government funded programme environment.
  • Knowledge and application of contemporary EEO, OS&H, anti-discrimination and privacy issues.
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Qualifications in Community, Family or Children’s services preferred.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - TAE40116 or equivalent preferred.

As a part of the application process, please:

  • complete the required Pre Employment Health Declaration as part of the application process.
  • provide both phone and email contact details for a minimum of 2 professional referees with their application.

How to Apply:

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