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Position Details
Reference Number 427862
Position Title Qualified Child Care Worker
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 04/01/2019)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Nepean Hospital
Advertised Award/Classification Qualified Child Care Worker
Salary $46,579.81 - $53,138.66
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Develop and implement quality education and care programs for children 0-6 years of age.



Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community


  • We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated early childhood educator with a Diploma in children's services or equivalent to work at Somerset Cottage on a temporary full time contract until January 2018 with the potential to continue on a temporary part time basis
  • Please contact Melinda Thoms on 47342103 for further information

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI


To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/


About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

Selection Criteria A diploma qualification which meets the criteria defined in Children’s Services Education and Care Services National Regulation 2011.

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs for children in reference to the Early Years Learning Framework.

Demonstrated ability to create and maintain detailed records of children’s learning and development, displaying a sound knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate practice.

Ability to support and contribute in a team teaching situation to provide a high quality educational program.

Commitment to participate in quality improvement and assessment in children’s services.

Approved child protection qualification (Statement of Attainment), current first aid, emergency asthma and anaphylaxis management training or willingness to obtain.

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with the ability to engage conflict management skills effectively.

Ability to work unsupervised and keep to task, displaying a high level of initiative to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Melinda Thoms
Contact Number 0247342103
Contact Email Melinda.Thoms@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 04/04/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view