Family Support Officer

Applications closing on 06 April 2020, 10:00 AM

  • Temporary 12 Month funded positio
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00am – 3:30pm 
  • This position will be municipal wide with work to be undertaken at a range of locations.

    We are currently seeking a suitable applicant to work as part of the Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Team under the guidance of the Early Years Health Coordinator utilising the frameworks and guidelines underpinning service delivery. 

    The successful applicant for this position will be responsible for actively engaging and working with children and their families providing case management, intensive support, parenting education and programs based on current and relevant theories and practices. 

To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Essential – Relevant tertiary qualification in Early Childhood /Kindergarten/Social Work or Welfare.
  • Essential – Current Employee level Working With Children’s Check
  • Essential – Current Victorian Driver’s Licence


  • Desirable - Experience working with vulnerable young children and families will be an advantage


Good public relations skills, to maintain a strong customer focus and positive relationships between council and service-users.


Proven ability to work as an effective team member and promote a multidisciplinary approach in the work place.


Demonstrated understanding of the Child Information Sharing Scheme and Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme.


A clear and thorough knowledge of current practice on child health and development theory, family functioning and the factors that contribute to child and family vulnerability related to the health, development and wellbeing of young children.

 For more information:  

A full Position Description, the Key Selection Criteria and information on how to apply can be found in the Information Package available for download, or by requesting a copy from Customer Service on (03) 5568 0555.

Please contact Jennifer Coutts, Early Years Health Coordinator, for further information about the position and duties involved on 5568 0582 during business hours, or via


Applications for the position close 10am Monday 16 April 2020 and can be made online here or via email to

Postal applications are to be addressed as follows:

Confidential – Family Support Officer
Claire Sorlie
People & Culture Coordinator
Moyne Shire Council
PO Box 51

The Moyne Shire Council is committed to

the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity