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Position Details
Reference Number 429897
Position Title Somerset Cottage Child Care Manager
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 25/03/2019)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Kingswood
Advertised Award/Classification Health Manager Level 2
Salary $46.95 - $55.69
Hours per Week 16.00
Number of FTE 0.42
Purpose of Position

Manage the day to day operation of Somerset Cottage Early Childhood Education and Care Service.


Deliver quality education and care services for the staff of NBMLHD, other health staff, and members of the general community.


Ensure all services operate in compliance with legislation, relevant standards and funding agreements.



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

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 1. Qualifications, including:
• Early Childhood teaching qualification or diploma level
education and care qualification as defined in the
Children’s Services Education and Care Services National
Regulation, 2011;
• Child Protection Statement of Attainment from a course
approved by the New South Wales Regulatory
• Current first aid certificate and asthma and anaphylaxis
management training or willingness to obtain.

2. Understanding of national regulations and quality standards (and assessment) for education and care services.

3. A demonstrated ability, or prior experience, developing and implementing operational policies and strategies for an early childhood education service.

4. Knowledge of funding relationships with state and federal government agencies involved in children’s services.

5. Leadership and management experience in a child care setting.

6. Highly developed time management and organisational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.

7. Demonstrated ability to manage performance and provide effective supervision to a large team of staff.

8. High level oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
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 Peter Hinrichsen
Contact Number 0247342276
Closing Date 28/03/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view