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Childcare Assistant

Council Jobs - Dubbo, NSW

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We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. WE ARE DRC

Our Employee Value Proposition was developed with input from our employees. Our employees expressed how they feel working at DRC, highlighting some of the reasons they think working with us is a positive experience and what makes them stay.

That is how We Are DRC was created.

Here at DRC we are:

  • Balanced
  • Equipped
  • Connected
  • Progressive
For more information about DRC, please refer to our . ABOUT OUR REGION

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none. The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle. THE OPPORTUNITY

The Childcare Assistant is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a team in conjunction with the team leader. IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO
  • Nurture children’s learning and well-being in accordance with current theories and industry practice
  • Ensure all necessary duties are completed in required time frame
  • Prepare nutritious food in accordance with correct food procedures
  • Certificate III in Community Services or Childcare
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to children
  • Sound communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrated ability in providing balanced and varied food for children which meets the appropriate nutritional guidelines

You will have a passion for nurturing and stimulating early learning. You will have experience in planning and preparing food in an early childhood setting.

You will enjoy working in a team environment to meet the needs of the children and their families, who utilise the facility.


In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation, you will be offered a range of benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rated), access to DRC fitness passport program, and wellbeing program. DRC also has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:
  • Superannuation
  • Rainbow Cottage Childcare
  • Professional Memberships
  • Excess Long Service Leave to Superannuation
  • Uniforms
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing
  • Remote Area Housing Assistance
  • Work Related Self Education Expenses
  • Portable Notebook or Laptop computer
  • Airline Lounge Memberships
  • Disability/Income Protection Insurance
  • Tools of Trade
Furthermore, DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

DRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position requires a pre employment health assessment. Please refer to the attached document for the physical requirements of the position.

A working with children check is required for this position.

Salary: $58,485-$67,970 per annum plus superannuation

Closing Date: 5:00pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Rainbow Cottage Centre Coordinator on 6801 4481 HOW TO APPLY
  • Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
  • On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  • Please note that once you start to complete your online application you cannot save it and return to it later. We would recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you're ready.
  • All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)

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