Early Childhood Counsellor/Project Officer (Communities for Children Programme) #1159 - STARTTS
Sydney Region, NSW, Australia
2d ago
source : NSW Government
  • Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors;
  • that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?

    The Organisation

    quot;STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW.

  • The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths."
  • The Role

    This position forms part of STARTTS Clinical Services Team – Early Childhood program. It will service children 0-6 years old not yet attending school, from refugee-like backgrounds, with their parentscaregivers.

    This will include clients who are both long term residents and newly arrived across NSW.

    The successful applicant will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.

    Skills and Qualifications Required

    You will have relevant tertiary qualifications in health, counselling, behavioural or social sciences, and experience in early childhood intervention or early childhood care and education.

    Demonstrated understanding of refugee issues, and the effects of torture and trauma on families, and children 0-6 years old from a refugee background.

    You will have community development experience as well as relevant experience in conducting individual andor group information sessions or training.

    Current NSW Driver’s License is also needed.

    You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within a multicultural team setting.


    Applicants must submit the following three documents :

  • Statement addressing all the Essential and Desirable Criteria as per the Position Description;
  • Completed STARTTS Job Application Form and

    Up to date ResumeCurriculum Vitae (CV) .

    To view the position description (including selection criteria) and instructions on how to submit your application, please refer to the jobs section of STARTTS website :

    Position No : 1059

    Closing date : COB Wednesday 28 October 2020

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