Inclusion Professional Communicare and White Ribbon Australia


We are currently seeking an Inclusion Professional to join the Youth and Community Services Malaga team.

Your role as an Inclusion Professional, will support mainstream Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services to improve their capacity and capability to provide quality inclusive practices, address participation barriers and include children with additional needs alongside their typically developing peers.  You will provide parents and carers of children with additional needs with access to appropriate ECEC services that assist those parents to participate in the workforce.

This role will be offered as a 12-month fixed term full-time contract working 76 hours per fortnight.

Key skills & Experience include:

  • Minimum 3 years working in the Education and Care Sector.
  • Experience in working with children with additional needs.
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal and professional written standards.
  • Knowledge of Inclusion principles and practices.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and practice effective time management.
  • Ability to prioritise and achieve outcomes.
  • Demonstrated skill in facilitating reflective practice and utilising strengths-based approaches with others.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards, the Early Years Learning Framework, Framework for School Age Care.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Amendment Regulations 2023.
  • Competence in computing skills.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum Diploma in Children Services or equivalent
  • Unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date)
  • Current working with children check card.
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date)

What we can offer you

  • Opportunity to be part of an organisation helping to create strong, safe, and inclusive communities.
  • Generous NFP salary packaging opportunities (option to package up to $15,900 for general living expenses and an additional $2,650 for entertainment benefits per annum)
  • Extra Leave – 5 days of extra paid leave per annum (pro rata for part time)
  • Paid parental leave policy.
  • Family Domestic Violence and Abuse (FDVA) leave, financial assistance and structured support for any employees who have experienced FDVA incidents.
  • Discounted Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free, confidential counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program

How to apply
Please submit a resume and a cover letter that addresses our key skills, experience, and selection criteria. Applications close 18 September 2023.

White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and proactivity in relation to the safety of women in the workplace and the community.

Communicare encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people living with disabilities. 

Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.



Communicare and White Ribbon Australia

Job Salary

Full time