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OSHC Assistants and Educators

Posted: May 13, 2022
PCYC is looking for dedicated and passionate professionals to take up the exciting and challenging casual roles of Out of School Care Educators and Assistant at WA PCYC Kensington.

Who we are:

PCYC exists so that disadvantaged children and young people at risk across Western Australia have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that children should do.
We currently operate in 16 locations across WA, with 42 Blue Light Units in remote and rural areas where there is no PCYC Centre. Our organisation is unique through its partnership with the WA Police, and mission simple – to help all children and young people achieve their potential.

Our Values:

The values of Respect, Integrity, Passion, Pride and Teamwork summarise our culture. That PCYC is an organisation that can be trusted with the most vulnerable children in society, one that acts with the utmost integrity, whose people are passionate and proud of the work they do and understand that the best outcomes are generated when people work together towards a common goal.
Not only do our values guide our culture, they also act as a moral compass to guide our decision making. As proud employees, the PCYC values are principles that every employee can live by and be proud to uphold and promote.

Position Profile:

Kensington PCYC are seeking qualified and assistant Out of School Care Educators to work on a casual basis at the Out of School Care Centre. The role of this position is to assist and lead in the provision of a high quality Out of School Hours Care Program. This position includes routine review and implementation of quality and relevant programs for school aged children. In this role you will be required to work early morning as well as possible coverage for afternoon shifts or full days during vacation care.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Actively supervising school aged children
  • Ensuring all equipment is used in a correct and safe manner
  • Preparing food following safe infection control principles
  • Assisting set-up/pull-down of equipment for activities
  • Participate in the planning and preparation of interesting, educational and fun activities for children and report feedback to supervisor
Skills and Experience:
  • Currently holds/working towards a Certificate IV in Out of School Care or equivalent, or has a strong interest in working in after school care.
  • Experience in supervising within a childcare environment.
  • Current Child Care First Aid Certificate
  • Extensive knowledge of childcare industry and legislative requirements.
  • Experience supervising recreational activities, ensuring compliance with OHS regulations
  • Hold( or willing to obtain ) a current National Police Clearance and Working With Children Check
  • Hold ( or willing to obtain) a certificate qualification of handling food for children services
Employee Benefits:
  • Industry Award Rate
  • Be part of changing the lives of WA youths
  • Be part of positive, supportive and diverse work environment
  • Be part of an iconic no-for-profit brand
  • Access to exclusive discounts and vouchers from leading retailers
How to Apply:

PCYC promotes a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from diverse community groups, cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disabilities or ages to apply. (Under section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984).
We are proud of our Value of Respect, which means we respect and value those we work with, therefore we comply with the WA State Governments Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

If you are interested in this position, please click "Apply" below.
For further information please contact the People and Safety team at hr@wapcyc.com.au or (08) 9277 4388
Applications close COB 27 May 2022
We are not accepting agency applications at this time.
PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.
  • Kensington, WA
  • Casual
  • Childcare
  • Education, Child Care & Training

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